Tag: dj hero
Activision CEO gives hindsight opinion on DJ Hero
Games publisher Activision is currently on hiatus from releasing console music games, but boss Bobby Kotick has been talking about its work with DJ Hero and Guitar Hero. "Out of the people who do want to unleash their inner...
July 21, 2011
Playpen Studios to launch Skillz DJ game for tablets
With DJ Hero currently on hiatus, there's an opening for a DJ-themed music game. Hong Kong developer Playpen Studios thinks it may come on iPad and Android tablets. It's announced plans to release Skillz: The DJ Game later...
June 1, 2011
Activision not giving up on DJ Hero just yet
DJ Hero has got some bad press of late based on its less-than-stellar sales figures. However, Bobby Kotick, CEO of its publisher Activision, says the series won't be canned after just one instalment. "I think DJ Hero is a...
January 19, 2010
Music Ally Report: The ups and downs of streaming music
Our lead examines 2009's raise of Spotify and Padora services and the debate around the economics behind them.
December 10, 2009
Has DJ Hero missed a beat?
Ars Technica has been investigating why sales are slow for new rhythm game DJ Hero (the dance edition of Guitar Hero but with a record deck as the control interface).
November 18, 2009
Artists in games: the latest deals
Console publisher Electronic Arts has published the tracklistings from its Autumn round of sports games.
July 28, 2009
DJ Hero to get special Jay-Z / Eminem edition
Activision's DJ Hero game hasn't even been released yet, and it's already getting a special edition.
June 1, 2009
Guitar Hero range swells with new DJ, Band and Van Halen editions
Activision - the company behind hit game Guitar Hero - is introducing DJ Hero and the interface is a record dec with three coloured buttons on the vinyl deck.
May 8, 2009
Judge grants restraining order against Activision over DJ Hero
We wrote about the looming court battle between genius Products and Activision over two rival DJ music games - Scratch and DJ Hero - last week.
April 21, 2009
Activision appoints former Yahoo COO as Guitar Hero boss
Console publisher Activision Blizzard has announced that Dan Rosensweig is its new president and CEO of RedOctane, the business unit in charge of the Guitar Hero and new DJ Hero music game franchises.
March 24, 2009