DJ Hero 2 will transform living rooms into nightclubs letting budding beat chemists, singing sensations and all of their friends fire up two turntables and a microphone to experience their favorite music together as they've never heard it before.
DJ Hero 2 delivers the ultimate way for gamers to come together with a host of new multiplayer modes that pit DJ against DJ in unique Battle Mixes, invite vocalists into the spotlight with scoring based on pitch and range detection and bring the party to life with jump-in/jump-out Party Play gameplay.
Featuring the biggest dance, pop and hip-hop hits by the hottest artists everyone knows and loves remixed by world-class DJ's in an all-new way, the game's soundtrack delivers over 70 unique mashups only available in DJ Hero 2.
Further immersing players into the music, the game offers a heightened level of creative input and allows everyone to add their own touch, directly impacting the beats they're spinning with Freestyle scratching, cross-fading and sampling, performed at set points in the mix.
Though it takes only mere moments to spin like world-renowned mixmasters in DJ Hero 2, the talented crew of DJ's responsible for crafting every scratch, sample and crossfade represent the biggest names in their profession. DJ Hero 2 continues its tradition of delivering award-winning mixes with legends like DJ Shadow producing the beats, award-winners like Deadmau5 appearing in-game and a cast of party-starting, radio-airwave-dominating DJ's creating mixes at the FreeStyleGames studio in London.
With the DJ Hero turntable controller in hand, DJ Hero 2 continues to transform video gamers into virtual DJ's engaging in techniques including mixing, sampling, various scratch patterns and adding effects to the music mix. From beginners to experts, players spinning on the turntable controller will experience the unique sensation of having control of the music at their finger tips.
Virtual DJ's can also throw down the ultimate battle with Hero Feed, which brings bragging rights to the game by allowing players to challenge and track their friends' accomplishments, whether the friend is online or offline.
At the heart of DJ culture is the battle. Epitomized by scratch legend DJ Q-Bert, DJ Hero 2 brings the heat to the players with a variety of competitive game modes. With DJ Battle - featuring custom designed mixes and authentic call-and-response gameplay - Quickplay, Pro-Faceoff, Accumulator, Checkpoints and Streakers, the game will be the judge in determining the ultimate living room scratch master.