Activision has sent out the official press release for Daft Punk joining in on the DJ Hero (PS3, Xbox 360, Wii) action, lauding the electric duo's debut in the video game scene via the game as a "rare opportunity" and "an extreme honor."
Said the press release, 93 exclusive on-disc mixes to let players test their DJ skills as virtual recreations of Daft Punk, as well as eleven original mixes, and two signature "Megamixes".
Here's but some of what you'll be scratching to in the game:
- Daft Punk Around the World vs. Young MC Bust A Move
- Daft Punk Da Funk vs. NASA Strange Enough ft. Karen O, ODB and Fatlip
- Daft Punk Da Funk vs. Queen Another One Bites the Dust
- Daft Punk Robot Rock vs. Hashim Al-Naafiysh (The Soul) Produced and mixed by The Scratch Perverts
- Daft Punk Robot Rock vs. Queen We Will Rock You
- Daft Punk Short Circuit vs. Boogie Down Productions Jack Of Spades
- Daft Punk Technologic vs. Gary Numan Cars
- Daft Punk Television Rules The Nation vs. No Doubt Hella Good
Said Tim Riley, VP of Music Affairs for Guitar Hero:
Partnering with Daft Punk is a rare opportunity in any medium and we are extremely honored to have worked with them so closely on integrating into DJ Hero in such a compelling way. This is the first time in a video game that fans will have this kind of direct interaction with Daft Punk while also experiencing never-before-released mixes that feature some of their most popular tracks. It's amazing work with Daft Punk as they are the quintessential electronic music act known around the world for their unique style and music.
DJ Hero is coming out on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii on October 27, 2009.
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