Summary: If you need something new to do with those turntable controllers, DJ Hero 2 certainly won’t disappoint. FreeStyleGames didn’t rock the boat with the franchise, so everything there was to like about the first installment comes back with a fresh coat of paint. The biggest disappointment in the title is that some of the marquee features, such as the Empire Mode and vocals gameplay, just do not measure up, but if you’re here to keep spinning, scratching, tapping and fading,...
Summary: " DJ Hero 2 " is pretty great. I hate the fact that you can draw checkpoint battles, and I found that the plastic turntable got pretty tiring on my hands pretty quickly, but apart from that, there’s little wrong with DJ Hero.
Excerpt: I absolutely adored DJ Hero when it came out last year, it was a change to the storied ‘Hero’ franchise that was a required breath of fresh air. After countless iterations and critical missteps in the guitar and band based games, it was refreshing to see Activision create something so familiar, but also outrageously new and intriguing.
Excerpt: DJ Hero 2 successfully improves on the original DJ Hero in a number of ways. First and foremost is gameplay. There are minor additions, like button holds for elongated track effects, but the most significant enhancement is the new freestyle sections that allow virtual DJs to make the music their own.
Excerpt: DJ Hero 2 review Game Over Online - http://www.game-over.com While it might not have achieved the commercial success Activision was hoping for when it was released last year, DJ Hero did manage to breathe new life into a music rhythm genre that was beginning to choke on a growing number of plastic guitars.
Summary: Living rooms transform into nightclubs to let budding beat chemists, singing sensations and all of their friends party together by firing up two turntable controllers and a microphone to experience their favorite music as they've never heard it before in DJ Hero 2.