It seems that demand for DJ Hero is not as high as Activision expected, as retailers have already begun to cut the price in the UK, after only two weeks.
but some of their games are starting to overstay its welcome. Hopefully a few more would bomb, knocking Activision of its high horse.
The first Guitar Hero didn't do very well either, infact, I think some sources are even saying these sales are on par with what Guitar Hero first sold. DJ Hero is the type of game that will sell in the long run, once people see it at friends houses, the price goes down, etc.
well how much longer do you think cod will be around before it overstays its welcome? the last 3 CoD's were made off the same engine. While the rest of the industry has begun to surpass CoD in both graphics and gameplay (See DICE). At this point CoD is nothing more than a bandwagon. We all know what happens to bandwagons after they've begun to slow down. Or when the core gamers that started the bandwagon move on to something better. The sheep ALWAYS follow. I give CoD another 2 titles before the same thing happens.
@ elven i trully hope your wrong and people would stop supporting these games i am sick of the hero franchise and call of duty @ evrfighter i really hope your write these franchise are getting out of hand
The last 3 COD's were made on the same engine yes but each time they were upgraded. World at War looks way better than 5 just as 6 looks way better than 4 and a bit 5. I'm not a fan of IW's COD games anymore because A. They always have to bash Treyarch B. They try to do things to "break ground" but their whole gameplay mechanic destroys it (such as the hostage thing). Treyarch did a great job with World at War when it came to showing how brutal war could be as well as giving a glimpse into situations that veterans faced during the war. They failed in that, A. The sound of all the killing you did played to the sound of rock music... B. Nazi Zombies really destroyed the brutal image of war they tried to create. C. No moments of compassion, just constant killing... I'm personally getting Scratch because it seems to be the type of game that gives you more control over how the songs sound, play, etc. And in its defense, it was supposed to be the first game to market until that stupid Activision thing happened.
I'm thinking it has something to do with the ridiculous price it launched at. 130$ at EB Games.... I bought GH 1 brand new for 90, that was ok, but 130 for what is essentially the same thing( a game and 1 peripheral that functions in much the same way), that's absolutely ludacris
So just because you are sick of those franchises, other people should not have the ability to play them?...does your job or life require you to be surrounded by these franchises?...if not, you can easily avoid them.
especially when you add in the weekly song downloads, I'd go broke I might bite if they keep cutting the price though
I played it in a store, its fun but these music peripheral games are just getting boring now. At above: Rock Band has stolen Guitar Hero's thunder in my opinion, expect BF:BC 2 to do the same to MW2!
The only game that Activision really have now is Call of Duty, they'll be milking that A LOT. Also they make most of their money from MMORPGs.
up next Modern Warfare Hero!!
Lol that would be hilarious
for rock band it's perfectly normal .. the rock band guys are the one who made the first two guitar heroes . And them ( harmonix ) being true music fans doesn't help the "others games" that only try to put celebrities in the game in order to sell .. And while dj hero is more than ok , because they tried something new with a new type of music .. the damage with GH 5 and BAND HERO was done . I'm sticking with rock band 2
..."Guitar Hero: Modern Warfare 3" with downloadable zombie levels... ~reviewer about Guitar Hero 5 Expect this thing in a near future D:
"It seems that demand for DJ Hero is not as high as Activision expected" No S**T Sherlock. I think they saturated the market to breaking point and this idea was never gonna work.
People simply can not afford to keep up with these peripherals. They are far too expensive.
Check out Tony hawk ride they totally screwed up there i mean seriously that game isn't even gonna break 100k in its life span
i dont mind song packs 2-4 times a year but they need to stop with releasing full priced games consiting of a song pack and these music games are getting silly whats next orchestra hero ?
I'm sure any loss on selling the game will be offset by MW2 sales for now.And getting it into more homes at a cheaper price will help increase DLC sales in the long run. .
This game needed a freestyle mode, where you can scratch and mix over the songs...however you want. This is an option that Scratch: The Ultimate DJ will have. What people don't know (Or may not care about) is that Activation stole the DJ idea from Genies, a studio that was already developing a DJ game. Activision quickly bought up the studio to cancel Scratch, then began making DJ Hero. (Look it up, a lawsuit was filed on Activision so Scratch could still be released next year. Anyway, DJ Hero gave out a turntable, but failed to allow people to have fun. I am waiting to buy scratch, because their equipment is made by Numark...the leaders of DJ equipment. Their game will me much more authenic, and allow you to create your own scratches and samples. You will even be able to use a mic too. This comes out 1st quater of 2010, and will kill DJ Hero. (In my opinion) Look up Scratch: The Ultimate DJ on Youtube, IGN, Goggle.
nice comment . i'll check it out
Yeah definitely sounds better. Might have to pick that one up.
People are going to fall in love with Scratch. It feels 'right', and it makes sense in terms of audio feedback. I liked the visual style a lot as well.
DJ Hero was the first game that actually gave me cramps to play. The concept is cool and the music is good, but the controls were uncomfortable for me.
This is the risk you run when you saturate the market with expensive peripherals: you run into brand fatigue. It's a shame as IMO, DJ hero is a good game, but there is GH5, DJ hero, Tony Hawk's whatever, the increase in price of MW2.... these guys are treading a fine line and it is going to eventually bite them on the arse. I remember the hullabaloo that Kotick created with his thinly veiled threats about the PS3... all for them to, not to put to fine a point on it, screw the gaming public? As much as I hate to see good games tank, Activision need to have a few games die to teach them a lesson.
They just milk them way to much now. The original Guitar hero was ok. After that its just been milking after milking. Dj hero, band hero, guitar hero 1-5. Well theres like 10 guitar hero games total.
My nephew bought the full Beatles Rock Band set last month. First time I ever played one of these type games. I really couldnt get into it.Played it fine,but it wasnt "fun". The drums were the only thing I found mildy amusing. The DJ Hero controls look overly complicated.
a dumb BOT go buy this at a target . he look like he was 25 with his girlfriend . What a fkn fool ...I laugh hard
All the money they make on MW2 will be lost on DJ Hero & TH:Ride. And hopefully Activision will go bankrupt
rap and hip hop are DEAD!!!
the next guitar hero will probably sell next to nothing and any music game like this. The genre is so burnt out. Youll probably be able to pick the dj game up with the turntable all over on clearance for $20 or less all over early next year.
it does look kinda fun but it's just too expensive. i spent a lot of money on world tour and although i had a few really good nights in with mates, it's now just taking up room and collecting dust
This thing kinda sucks, trys too hard to be mainstream, if you want just hip hop, you can't have it, if you want just techno(there isn't any), you can't have it just about every song mixes something like rock with hip-hop, or one genre with the next, if you like them all then you're fine, but then again you'd probably rather play guitar hero in that case. The songs they licensed are pretty good, but mixed with other tracks in the game they're rarely anything to get pumped up over.
The dj remixes in the game are freaking awesome, although some are songs you've already heard and unlocked. At least all of them are fresh and never heard before. Also they are exclsive to the game so the only way to hear them is on the game. Im such a huge fan of dance/club music that this game was right up my alley. I also feel that out of all these Hero/Rockband games... Dj Hero seems to be the only game that can be the most applicable to the REAL thing... 2nd inline would probbly have to be the drums for these kind of games!
That it'll take time for audiences to get into DJ games. Mark my words though, Scratch: The Ultimate DJ is far more fun than DJ Hero. I got a chance to play it at E3, and it makes DJ Hero's pre-recorded scratching look ridiculous.
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