DJ Hero bundle with Turntable Kit Pre Order

DJ HeroThe Guitar Hero world is changing on the 30th October 2009 when DJ Hero for the Wii is released here in the UK. Stock of DJ Hero is available to preorder from many retailers as a bundle with the brand new Turntable Kit.

The Wii version will give you the ability to battle your friends or co-operate together at home with two turntables, or one turntable and a Guitar Hero guitar controller. The game is bundled with an exclusive DJ Hero turntable/mixer controller. This unique controller will allow all players to scratch and mix their way to DJ Hero status.

DJ Hero for the Wii, bundled with the Turntable Kit is available to be pre ordered now from Amazon.co.uk, Game.co.uk, Gamestation.co.uk and Play.com. The recommended retail price is £109.99 in the UK, so you can make quite a saving from most of these retailers. I’ve just seen that Powerplay Direct are currently selling DJ Hero with FREE delivery for £84.99, could be worth checking them out. Compare the prices in the following table:

Retailer Description Price Link
DJ Hero bundle Turntable Kit £84.99
DJ Hero bundle Turntable Kit £89.99
DJ Hero bundle Turntable Kit £89.99
DJ Hero bundle Turntable Kit £89.99
DJ Hero bundle Turntable Kit £89.99

The gameplay for DJ Hero Wii will be still similar to the original Guitar Hero. The notes will travel around the on-screen turntable. The players will have to hold down the three “stream” buttons on the controller at the right time to keep the mix going. There is also an effects dial, crossfader and a score boosting “Euphoria” button for advanced players so that you can be a Superstar DJ!

As this is a DJ based music game the genres of music will be huge. From Hip-hop to grunge, garage to house music and lot’s more. There is over 80 mixes of these songs available on DJ Hero, some have been mastered by greats, such as Grandmaster Flash, DJ Jazzy Jeff and DJ Shadow. These guys will also appear in the game as playable avatars.

DJ Paul Oakenfold has also given DJ Hero the thumbs up.

DJ HeroDJ Hero has had lots of illustrious consultants for the game. Eminem and Jay-Z are 2 major ones and a special edition of DJ Hero will be branded with their names. These special editions were first reported to include a limited edition of the controller, a music CD of their songs, a DJ stand, and a travel case for the units. It has since been confirmed that this version was later will be named, DJ Hero: Renegade Edition. This is also available for pre-order from Amazon.co.uk, Game.co.uk, Gamestation.co.uk and Play.com. The RRP for DJ Hero Renegade Edition is £169.99 - but, check out the price at Play.com and Amazon.co.uk it’s currently priced for preorder at £139.99 with free delivery. Prices are as follows:

Retailer Description Price Link
DJ Hero Renegade Edition £139.99
DJ Hero Renegade Edition £139.99
DJ Hero Renegade Edition £139.99
DJ Hero Renegade Edition £139.99

Mixes that have already been confirmed are numerous, they include:

  1. “Feel Good Inc” by Gorillaz  versus “I Heard it Through the Grapevine” by Marvin Gaye.
  2. “Bustin’ Loose” by Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers versus “Time of the Season” by The Zombies, mixed by DJ Shadow.
  3. “All Apologies” by Nirvana versus “Give It to Me Baby” by Rick James, mixed by DJ Shadow.
  4. “Satisfaction” by Benny Benassi versus “Boom Boom Pow” by Black Eyed Peas.
  5. “Here Comes My DJ” by Grandmaster Flash versus “Cars” by Gary Numan, mixed by Grandmaster Flash.
  6. “Shout” by Tears for Fears versus “Eric B. Is President” by Eric B. & Rakim, mixed by DJ Jazzy Jeff.
  7. “Poison” by Bell Biv DeVoe versus “Intergalactic” by Beastie Boys, mixed by DJ AM.
  8. “Last Night a DJ Saved My Life” by Indeep versus “Hollaback Girl” by Gwen Stefani, mixed by DJ AM.
  9. “Da Funk” by Daft Punk versus “Another One Bites the Dust” by Queen, mixed by Daft Punk.

There have also been announcements that songs by 50 Cent, Tiësto, N.E.R.D., Beck, Blondie and Billy Squier, Rihanna vs. Motörhead mix, A Queen vs. Beastie Boys mix will be included.

All in all, this game sounds pretty damn amazing. I hope it will live up the high expectations and hype that it will no doubt cause!  Check out the You Tube Video below of Jay-Z playing live at the DJ Hero Launch party in New York:

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3 Responses to “DJ Hero bundle with Turntable Kit Pre Order”

  1. Wow! This sounds amazing. It’ll be a great edition to the guitar hero family.

    What’s in the Jay-z and Eminem bundle? As I’d be tempted to preorder it.

    Thanks,

    Chrissy

  2. Sounds like a really interesting game. Definitely on my Christmas wish list.

  3. @Chrissy B

    As far as I can find out the DJ Hero Renegade Edition, which is the bundle featuring Jay-Z and Eminem includes:

    A Renegade Turntable
    A DJ Stand and CarryCase
    The Exclusive Jay-Z and Eminem 2 CD pack featuring unreleased tracks
    The DJ Hero Game

    As soon as I find out any more details I’ll post it right here.

    Dan

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