DJ Hero 2 News (Xbox360)

DJ Hero's Freestyle Games stays open, has "innovative project"

Posted: 31.05.2011 by Technet2k

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Publisher Activision won't be turning away from Freestyle Games, developer of DJ Hero, as the UK studio gets a "new, innovative project" to chew on with 75 devs.

Meanwhile 35 placements have been cut back. They're still in the "consultation process" and so can't discuss their new project; still a "strong partnership" with Acti.

FreeStyle Games continues negotiations with Activision after DJ Hero axing

Posted: 11.02.2011 by JonahFalcon

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During Activision's cuts in the past week, DJ Hero was one of the IPs that were axed. However, FreeStyle Games has not shared its fact, as Activision is still negotiating with the DJ Hero about their future.

Activision kills Guitar Hero, goes on layoff rampage

Posted: 09.02.2011 by JonahFalcon

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News coming out of San Mateo is that Activision has gone on a budget slashing attack, axing the Guitar Hero series, canceling True Crime: Hong Kong, and severely cutting the DJ Hero 2 development team.

An announcement is expected tonight ahead of the publication of Activision's financial results.

Tony Hawk: Shred "a virtual no-show" with only 3000 sold in US

Posted: 17.11.2010 by Technet2k

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There'll be no victory Ollies for Tony Hawk: Shred in the Activision offices as it performed abysmally it's launch week in October with just 3000 sales.

Cowan and Company called it a "virtual no-show" with DJ Hero 2 not doing so hot either, scraping in just 59k US sales its first two weeks at retail.

Acti: Hero franchise 'back in 2011'

Posted: 05.11.2010 by Technet2k

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Even low sales of Guitar Hero and DJ Hero can't keep the Activision franchise down as the publisher promises more music games will hit next year.

We'll also be seeing more "Spider-Man, X-Men and Transformers" in 2011 as well. The new Guitar Hero managed only 86k in the US opening weeks.