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Scratch: The Ultimate DJ deck ain't no half-steppin'

"These aren't some made up tricks," scoffs our friendly narrator. "They're authentic scratches heard every night in the hottest clubs in the world." But authenticity -- the act of keeping it real -- doesn't end there for Scratch: The Ultimate DJ's Numark-designed peripheral, the Scratch Deck. Check...

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DJ Hero turntables won't be compatible with any other game

Due to the obvious differences between the respective turntable peripherals for DJ Hero and Scratch: The Ultimate DJ, this may not come as much of a shock to you: In a recent interview with Destructoid, FreeStyleGames' Jaime Jackson shot down the idea of Hero's peripheral being compatible with...

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Hands-on: DJ Hero

As anyone who's ever seen me tickle the colorful neck of a Guitar Hero guitar or keep impeccable time upon a Rock Band drum kit will attest, I've got a knack for rhythm games. I've never placed my hands on a peripheral that I wasn't immediately able to mentally deconstruct and use to its fullest...

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FCC exposes, dissects DJ Hero turntable peripheral

This has been a big week for pieces of gaming hardware getting explodified -- this time around, the subject of dissection is the turntable peripheral for Activision's upcoming Mix Master Mike sim, DJ Hero. However, the disassembly wasn't committed by a tech-savvy hacker, or even a DIY site....

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GameTrailers TV promo gives a look at DJ Hero peripheral

We got our first look at the vinyl-spinning peripheral for Activision's mixmastering sim DJ Hero earlier this month but -- well, they weren't very good pictures, were they? Just look at that framing. Terrible. Obviously, someone's never heard of the rule of thirds. Man, we learned about that...

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Rumor: Scratch: The Ultimate DJ to use MP3 turntable

Should it ever make it into stores, Genius Products' Scratch: The Ultimate DJ might come with a very cool bonus. According to a tweet from producer Quincy Jones III (at least, we think it's really QDIII -- the account is linked from his Myspace account), the turntable controller used for the game...

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Rumor: Details about Activision's DJ Hero

Kotaku claims to have received some early info about DJ Hero, which we knew was coming since Activision trademarked the name back in February. According to their source, B-boy developer FreeStyleGames is developing a turntable-based music game with a musical mashup theme. Of course, we don't know...

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Turntable hero

With the Guitar Hero franchise finally hitting a Nintendo platform, we're so excited to see all of the things people are doing. Heck, even our own Mike Sylvester has had some fun with the Wii's Guitar Hero III controller. Now, we see one individual take the PS2 peripheral and reshape it into a...

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Modder makes turntable controller for Guitar Hero

The guitar controller and Guitar Hero/Rock Band are such flawless pairings of game and peripheral, we can't really understand the urge to want to play them with something else. That said, we can definitely see the attraction of Aaron Skillman's homemade Scratch Blaster, a portable turntable made for...

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