Standalone DJ Hero Turntable now avialable through Guitar Hero Store

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 1 December 2009 22:24 GMT

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Freestyle and Activision announced today that now you can get a standalone Turntable controller for DJ Hero through the Guitar Hero Store.

This is so that during the game’s multiplayer modes, two DJs can mix together on multiple turntable controllers; or using a Guitar Hero guitar controller along with a turntable controller, to perform a series of mixes.

Each version, Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii, will run you $69.99.

Full PR below the break.

STANDALONE DJ HERO™ TURNTABLE CONTROLLERS NOW AVAILABLE AT GUITARHEROSTORE.COM

Second Turntable Controller Lets Friends and Family Join the Party

SANTA MONICA, CA – December 1, 2009 – Clubgoers, music lovers and living room legends around the world have already started the party with DJ Hero™ and now beat chemists who have been clamoring to invite their friends to join the party can spin in harmony with a standalone turntable controller, available today from the Guitar Hero Store. With DJ competitions playing a large role in DJ culture, the inclusion of a DJ vs. DJ competitive mode in DJ Hero was a natural fit.

In the game’s multiplayer modes, two DJs can mix and scratch together on multiple turntable controllers; or using a Guitar Hero guitar controller along with a turntable controller, gamers can perform a series of infamous DJ-guitar exclusive mixes, just as many of the artists in DJ Hero have. Additionally, another player can join in at any time with a mic to emcee over any track in the game.

Guitar Hero Store / Standalone DJ Hero Turntable Controllers: http://www.guitarherostore.com/Game-Controllers/Turntable-Controllers

Expanding upon the revolutionary easy to pick up/challenging to master gameplay mechanics developed and refined in Guitar Hero®, DJ Hero delivers an all-new interactive music experience that allows players to start the party and not only experience, but to hear music in an all-new way. Featuring mixes created by DJ AM, Cut Chemist, Grandmaster Flash, DJ Jazzy Jeff, J. Period, DJ Shadow, DJ Z-Trip and more, spinning over 100 individual songs, highlighted in 93 unique never-before-released mixes that blend genres of music, including hip-hop, pop, rock and dance, DJ Hero delivers the most diverse and international collection of music ever assembled in a music game by incorporating anthems from legendary artists. Created exclusively for DJ Hero, the turntable controller immerses fans into DJ culture and a sea of music as they utilize and master various DJ techniques including scratching, crossfading and sampling, while leaving room for creative expression with a variety of effects and player chosen samples and scratches, transforming a face in the crowd into the life of the party.

The DJ Hero Renegade Edition includes a copy of the game, a premium Renegade turntable controller, hardshell turntable carrying case that converts to a performance-ready DJ stand, and an exclusive JAY-Z and EMINEM 2-CD pack featuring “best of” and new, unreleased material.

Available now, DJ Hero was developed by FreeStyleGames for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PLAYSTATION®3 and PlayStation®2 computer entertainment systems and the Wii™ system from Nintendo. The game is rated “T” (Teen – Mild Suggestive Themes, Lyrics) by the ESRB. For more information about DJ Hero, please visit djhero.com, facebook.com/djhero and twitter.com/djhero.

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