Nintendo Brings Karaoke Lyrics to the Masses with Sing

They're saying that they want the Wii U to bring people together so it kind of makes sense that Nintendo's brining an all-new karaoke style experience to the system with Sing. It's being made by FreeStyle Games, who tuned out the DJ Hero games for Activision a few years back. Expect to hear more about Sing this week. » 6/05/12 12:43pm 6/05/12 12:43pm

Activision Just Killed Guitar Hero And True Crime

Publisher Activision has just added a few more games and maybe one more development studio to its kill count. A now partially confirmed report says that the mega-publisher has axed the Guitar Hero franchise, killed its True Crime reboot and fired much of Freestyle Games. » 2/09/11 3:40pm 2/09/11 3:40pm

The Full DJ Hero 2 Track List Is A Delightful Mess

You could spend your morning sorting through all of the twisted tracks coming on the DJ Hero 2 disc next month, or just accept that any game that mixes Naughty By Nature's "O.P.P." with the Jackson 5's "ABC" automatically wins. » 9/21/10 11:40am 9/21/10 11:40am

DJ Hero 2 Serves Up New Ways To Get Served

My outrage at the fact that a novice had scored the freestyle crossfade instead of me quickly turned to delight that DJ Hero 2 multiplayer had made me feel anything at all. » 8/23/10 11:20am 8/23/10 11:20am

How The Pros Play DJ Hero

Before you read about me playing DJ Hero 2 at GamesCom, check out the skills of FreeStyle Games studio manager Kevin McSherry as he and a fellow dev play dueling decks. » 8/20/10 11:20am 8/20/10 11:20am

The 8-bit Version of DJ Hero Comes Complete With Chiptune Mashups

The man responsible for the 8-bit version of zombie shooter Left 4 Dead has turned his "de-make" skills to another recent franchise—Activision's DJ Hero. Pixel Force: DJ Hero, as it's known, is musically true to its 80s roots. » 8/05/10 7:40pm 8/05/10 7:40pm

DJ Hero DLC Is A Tad Bit Pricey

DJ Hero is barely out the door and already there are new downloadable tracks, with 50 Cent, Queen, Gorillaz, and Public Enemy hitting Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network today - for $3.00 apiece. » 10/29/09 12:20pm 10/29/09 12:20pm

DJ Hero Review: You Spin Me Right Round

Into a genre that seems determined to turn our living rooms into plastic instrument wastelands comes DJ Hero, where one turntable is all you'll ever need. » 10/27/09 5:20pm 10/27/09 5:20pm

DJ Hero's Daft Punk Trailer Robot Rocks You

.html The addition of French electronic duo Daft Punk to FreeStyleGames' DJ Hero may represent the tipping point of my DJ Hero purchase. Especially considering the group's extensive contributions to the soundtrack. » 9/15/09 6:40pm 9/15/09 6:40pm

What's DJ Hero's "Through The Fire And Flames"?

Serious Guitar Hero fans know just how difficult power metal band Dragonforce's "Through the Fire and Flames" is to play, even on a plastic guitar with five buttons. DJ Hero has its own "TTFAF" equivalent, we've learned. » 8/21/09 10:00am 8/21/09 10:00am

DJ Hero Hands-On: Bring That Beat Back

I'll admit to having a bit of DJ Hero phobia, at least prior to my hands-on time with Activision and FreeStyleGames' turntable title. Guitar Hero and Rock Band I get, having played the drums and guitar. But doing the wicky-wicky? » 8/20/09 1:20pm 8/20/09 1:20pm

Activision Boss Confirms Existence Of DJ Hero

If Activision's filing of the trademark for DJ Hero and real-life DJ Paul Oakenfold's verbal approval of the rhythm game wasn't ample evidence of the still-unannounced project, hearing it straight from Activision's boss should be. » 1/30/09 2:30pm 1/30/09 2:30pm

Activision Picks Up B-Boy Dev FreeStyleGames

Activision has announced today that they've acquired UK-based developer FreeStyleGames in order to develop new music-based IP and further define the company's commitment to the rhythm genre. FreeStyleGames, already actively involved in localizing downloadable content for the Guitar Hero franchise, is perhaps best… » 9/12/08 11:20am 9/12/08 11:20am