Conclusion: DJ Hero is new, and therefore scary for many customers. That’s understandable. I’ve played it for the last week on both the Xbox 360 and PS3, and I can say without a doubt that like Guitar Hero, it has an appeal to it that cannot be denied.
Excerpt: Music games have become big business nowadays. With the success of Guitar Hero and Rock Band , most people seem to forget the games that came nearly a decade before, like Dance Dance Revolution and Beatmania .
Conclusion: DJ Hero is a nice shot in the arm to the fading Guitar Hero lifeline, because it feels like a whole new experience rather than clone. The DJ turntable controller is cooler than the GH guitars by a landslide, and scratching, while not authentic, feels smooth and is fun.
Summary: DJ Hero expands Guitar Hero's signature social gaming to all-new consumers with the addition of diverse music genres including hip-hop, R&B, Motown, electronica and dance. An all-new turntable controller transforms players into DJs by creating original mixes of popular songs and music from the...
Excerpt: Ok, three Guitar Hero controllers, one Rock Band guitar, two drum sets, and two USB microphones. Let's face it, I have too many instrument controllers. Now with DJ Hero coming out, am I even going to have enough room for a new turntable controller? Especially one that retails for $120?
Excerpt: When I first laid my eyes on DJ Hero in person, it was just a few months ago at an Activision get-together in New York City. Immediately I noticed just how much fun the game looked to play, and perhaps a large part of that was due to the superb soundtrack.
Conclusion: Your total enjoyment will of course hinge on your love of the artists cobbled together, but there's no denying that DJ Hero's gameplay triumphs over all else, and in the end secures its place as the breakout music game of this year.