Rock, Unlike Hip-Hop, Has 'Built-In Gameplay,' Argues 'Scratch: The Ultimate DJ' Designer

MTV Multiplayer writes:

"Once "Guitar Freaks" and "Guitar Hero" established the basic interface for music sims, there was a natural extension to bass and drums, but one reason hip-hop games haven't caught on, a "Scratch: The Ultimate DJ" designer told me, is because hip-hop doesn't naturally lend itself to gameplay.

The popularity of "Guitar Hero" and "Rock Band" means consumers have certain expectation for how to play a guitar or drum game. That expectation doesn't exist for hip-hop music, but we'll see two games this year, "Scratch: The Ultimate DJ" and the now-confirmed "DJ Hero" try to create one."

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