Video Games

Hip Hop All Star Mobile Game w/ DJ Green Lantern (Trailer)

With all of the hype surrounding DJ Hero and Scratch: The Ultimate DJ, we knew that it would only be a matter of time before mobile carriers began to jump into the DJ game genre as well.  Although Hip Hop All Star features an endorsement from DJ Green Lantern and music from such notables as … Read more

Beaterator & Timbaland: Ready Made Music Making (Trailer)

Rockstar games releases a trailer for Beaterator, which will be made available for the PSP and through the PlayStation Network on September 29th, 2009.  With ready made loops and other easy features, Beaterator boasts that "anyone can make professional sounding music."

DJ Jazzy Jeff On His Character In DJ Hero

DJ Jazzy Jeff discusses his appearance in DJ Hero, passion for music, the possible impact that the game may have on future DJ’s.  Sitting through the forced commercial is a little painful, but it’s worthwhile if only to hear Jeff talk about his days as a "bathroom DJ." Notable Quote: "I’m very, very excited that … Read more

DJ Star Video Game For Nintendo DS

On the go gamers have not been ignored in the rush to release DJ inspired video game titles.   Although not exactly hip-hop, the game’s emphasis is on Electronic music, DJ Star promises live scratching, mixing, track creation, and even autograph signing for virtual fans.

Numark Scratch Deck Controller & Gameplay Preview

Genius Products serves up a quick preview of the Numark designed Scratch Deck controller from the upcoming Scratch: The Ultimate DJ video game.  Controller design elements, including inspiration drawn from the Akai MPC, and technology are discussed while offering a glimpse into gameplay. "That’s why our engineers built MPC drum pads right into Scratch Deck, … Read more

DJ Hero Trailer Makes You Want To Read A Book Instead

Activision reveals the first trailer for their upcoming DJ Hero video game.  With the Gwen Sefani/Rick James track, it’s clear that they’re not aiming at the Crate Kings demographic. Bonus: DJ Hero screenshots featuring DJ Shadow [via Kotaku]

Scratch: The Ultimate DJ Controller Pics Released by Numark


The DJ Hero vs. Scratch: The Ultimate DJ fight continues as Numark and Genius Games today released detailed images of the Scratch controller.

Designed by Numark, the left/right reversible turntable/mixer combo took a more traditional approach by incorporating trigger pads and crossfader off to the side of the vinyl conrtrols.  Additinoally, players can customize game play using sounds from 60 battle records that come included in the game or uploading their own samples through a USB microphone.

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DJ Hero Controller Pics Released


Eagerly awaited pictures of the Activisions upcoming DJ Hero video game controller have been released… will be interesting to see how the controller demos work.

Three buttons on the vinyl, plus strobe indicators… nice touch.

[via CG via Kotaku]

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Scratch: The Ultimate DJ – Video Game Trailer

Gamer DJ’s will be interested to know that trailer footage of the upcoming Scratch: The Ultimate DJ video has been revealed and offers a glimpse into what gameplay may offer. Scheduled for a Summer 2009 release date, Scratch features tracks from Kanye West, Beastie Boys, Run DMC, Eric B. & Rakim, Mixmaster Mike, and more. … Read more