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DJ Hero 2's 105 Featured Tracks Revealed

There's no lack of variety in the DJ Hero 2 soundtrack as evidenced by the 105 "speaker-blaring tracks and club-shaking anthems" the game is set to include.

Today, publishing giant Activision revealed the entire 105-song track list that will combine to deliver the "over 80" mixes in the upcoming spin and scratch heavy sequel. When DJ Hero 2 launches on October 19, players can expect "unique mixes" from a plethora of new and old hits, ranging from Lady GaGa, Talib Kweli and Snow. Yes, one-time reggae sensation, Snow.

    DJ Hero 2 features:
  • 2Pac feat. Dr. Dre and Roger Troutman - California Love Remix
  • 50 Cent - In Da Club
  • Adamski - Killer
  • Afrika Bambaataa and The Soul Sonic Force - Planet Rock
  • Armand Van Helden - I Want Your Soul
  • A-Trak - Say Whoa
  • B.o.B feat. Bruno Mars - Nothin' On You
  • Basement Jaxx - Where's Your Head At
  • BlakRoc feat. Pharoahe Monch & RZA - Dollaz & Sense
  • Busta Rhymes - Put Your Hands Where My Eyes Can See
  • Calvin Harris - I'm Not Alone
  • Chamillionaire - Ridin'
  • Chic - Good Times
  • Chic - Le Freak
  • Clinton Sparks, DJ Class, & Jermaine Dupri - Favorite DJ
  • Daft Punk - Human After All
  • Damian Marley - Welcome To Jamrock
  • David Guetta & Chris Willis - Love Is Gone
  • David Guetta feat. Kid Cudi - Memories
  • David Guetta vs. The Egg - Love Don't Let Me Go (Walking Away)
  • Deadmau5 - Ghosts N Stuff
  • Deadmau5 & Kaskade - I Remember
  • Deee-Lite - Groove Is In The Heart
  • Dillinja and Skibadee - Twist 'Em Out
  • Dizzee Rascal & Armand Van Helden - Bonkers
  • DJ Qbert - Super Battle Breaks
  • DJ Shadow - Midnight In A Perfect World
  • DJ Shadow feat. Q-Tip and Lateef The Truth Speaker - Enuff (DJ Fresh Remix)
  • Donna Summer - Bad Girls
  • Edwin Starr - War
  • Eminem - Not Afraid
  • Estelle feat. Kanye West - American Boy
  • Flo Rida - Low
  • Flo Rida feat. Will.I.Am - In The Ayer
  • Gorillaz feat. Mos Def & Bobby Womack - Stylo
  • Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five feat. Melle Mel & Duke Bootee - The Message
  • Harold Faltermeyer - Axel F
  • House Of Pain - Jump Around
  • Iyaz - Replay
  • Janet Jackson - Nasty
  • Justice - D.A.N.C.E.
  • Justice - Waters Of Nazareth
  • Kanye West - Heartless
  • Kanye West - Love Lockdown
  • Kaskade & Deadmau5 - Move For Me
  • Kelis - Acapella (David Guetta Extended Mix)
  • Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
  • Lady Gaga - Lovegame
  • Lady Gaga - Bad Romance
  • Lady Gaga feat. Colby O'Donis - Just Dance
  • Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz feat. Ying Yang Twins - Get Low
  • Lil' Wayne - Go DJ
  • Lil' Wayne feat. Static Major - Lollipop
  • LL Cool J - I Can't Live Without My Radio
  • M.I.A. - Galang
  • M|A|R|R|S - Pump Up The Volume
  • Major Lazer feat. VYBZ Kartel - Pon De Floor
  • Malcolm McLaren - Buffalo Gals
  • Metallica - The Day That Never Comes
  • Missy Elliott - Get Ur Freak On
  • MSTRKRFT feat. N.O.R.E. - Bounce
  • Nas feat. Keri Hilson - Hero
  • Naughty By Nature - O.P.P.
  • Nelly - Hot In Herre
  • New Boyz - You're A Jerk
  • New Order - Blue Monday
  • Newcleus - Jam On It
  • Nightcrawlers - Push The Feeling On (MK Mix 95)
  • Orbital - The Box
  • Pirate Soundsystem - Bashy Bashy
  • Pitbull - I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho)
  • Pussycat Dolls feat. Busta Rhymes - Don't Cha
  • Rihanna - Pon De Replay
  • Rihanna - Rude Boy
  • Robin S - Show Me Love (Stonebridge Radio Edit)
  • Salt N Pepa - Push It
  • Sam Cooke - Chain Gang
  • Sam Sparro - B&G (a/k/a Black & Gold)
  • Sean Paul - Infiltrate
  • Sean Paul - Get Busy
  • Snoop Dogg - Who Am I (What's My Name)?
  • Snow - Informer
  • Soulja Boy Tell 'Em - Crank That (Soulja Boy)
  • Sparfunk & D-Code - Apocalypse
  • Stevie Wonder - Superstition
  • Talib Kweli - Get By
  • The Chemical Brothers - Leave Home
  • The Chemical Brothers feat. Q-Tip - Galvanize
  • The Crystal Method - Busy Child (Still Busy After All These Years Remix)
  • The Jackson 5 - ABC
  • The Notorious B.I.G. feat. Mase & Diddy - Mo' Money, Mo' Problems
  • The Prodigy - Omen
  • The Prodigy - Firestarter
  • Tiesto - Speed Rail
  • Tiesto & Sneaky Sound System - I Will Be Here
  • Tiesto vs Diplo - Come On
  • Tiga - You Gonna Want Me
  • Timbaland feat. Drake - Say Something
  • Timbaland feat. Keri Hilson & D.O.E. - The Way I Are
  • Tweet feat. Missy Elliott - Oops (Oh My)
  • Walter Murphy - A Fifth Of Beethoven
  • Warren G feat. Nate Dogg - Regulate
  • Wayne Smith - Under Mi Sleng Teng
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Heads Will Roll (A-Trak Remix )
  • Young Jeezy feat. Kanye West - Put On

Xav de Matos was previously a games journalist creating content at Shacknews.

From The Chatty
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    August 26, 2010 6:41 AM

    Is DJ Hero any good? All I know is DJ hero has 2 turntables.

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      August 26, 2010 6:43 AM

      and a microphone?

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        August 26, 2010 6:52 AM

        huh? But its DJ Hero? "DJing" doesn't require you to sing or anything.

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        August 26, 2010 10:07 AM

        also, bottle, cans, and hand-clapping.

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      August 26, 2010 6:53 AM

      If you have been playing GH/RB games, DJ Hero is a similar but fresh approach for the art of mixing. It was praised on its release as one of the first few unique concepts in music games in 2009 (when it was simply a plethora of the same-old).

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      August 26, 2010 7:02 AM

      Ok: quick gameplay summary:

      You play with one turntable per person. The turntable moves so you can scratch where marked. It has three buttons that work like GH/RB's note gems - hit them when shown on the right track. It has a crossfade bar with left, center, and right positions that highlights one side of the mix over the other where indicated, as well as for "orchestra hits" (fast spikes in either direction). There's a special effects dial to use in some freestyle sections to add some additional hits; this dial also is used in some sustained portions like the whammy bar to alter the sound.

      All the mixes uses a combination of these elements. Scoring and other gameplay features are like GH - star ratings, "star power" as Euphoria, etc. You can't ever fail a song (good and bad). More stars unlock venues, DJ characters and outfits and gear but can be done easily. The mixes are generally well done (more so from those that are professional/successful DJ artists like Daft Punk and DJ Shadow) and the game includes a good range of mixes that help you to learn all the parts of the gameplay as you progress in setlists and in difficulty levels. It is probably the first music game in a long time (ever?) that has the smoothest difficulty curve.

      DJH2 is poised to fix a few problems from the first. Gone is the aggressive hip-hop front end menus, and it is supposed to be much cleaner and faster to get into the mixes. There are now true freestyle sections that let you do whatever you want on the turntable while it is active. There is actually true MP play (DJH1 had something but it was far from being competitive or the like), and a 3rd person can jump in on the mic in a karaoke style track for co-op play, but there is also DJ vs DJ modes that actually do have a competitive flavor.

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        August 26, 2010 7:25 AM

        I've always wondered how you are so informative about these style of games?

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          August 26, 2010 8:05 AM

          I love them. Well, I love most of them - I dislike how Activision tony hawk'ed the GH series, but regardless of what they did to fuck them up, the songs are still generally fun to play.

          As such, I am the primary author on most of the Wikipedia pages for these games, so I am tracking on news and the like for them all the time.

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        August 26, 2010 8:21 AM

        so you push buttons and turn table to pre mixed music. I thought the whole cool thing about being a dj was to make your own mix and be creative. This seems like its just copying what someone else already did.

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      August 26, 2010 9:47 AM


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        August 26, 2010 2:31 PM

        aside from the fact that you can't actually fail out - at least in the original.

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