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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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).
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Artists in games: the latest deals

Console publisher Electronic Arts has published the tracklistings from its Autumn round of sports games.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Mash-ups to be core part of Activision’s DJ Hero

We've reported before on Activision Blizzard's plans to launch DJ Hero - a new dance and hip-hop focused addition to its Guitar Hero franchise.