DJ Hero 2, Band Hero 2 In the Works

Did you think Activision went a bit overboard with all their Hero games this year, releasing multiple games on almost every platform known to mankind?  Not only did they have half a dozen Guitar Hero titles (maybe more?  I lost count), they also introduced DJ Hero and Band Hero recently, which have met with lower-than-expected sales so far.  If you were thinking that, know that Activision was right there with you.

MCV spoke to one of the Hero franchise’s big-wigs who said that they were working on new incarnations of DJ Hero and Band Hero, but will not be introducing as many new SKUs in 2010 as they did in this calender year.  That being said, I still don’t think we’ll see any shortage of games in this genre anytime soon, and Activision is a big reason why, regardless of your feelings toward the company as a whole.

I still haven’t given DJ Hero a shot, but it looks like a lot of fun – it’s too bad I don’t feel the need to have yet another plastic peripheral cluttering up my apartment.  I could stand to see another Band Hero, though.  Just please, for the love of all that is good, don’t ever think about putting Miley Cyrus in the game.  I won’t buy it on principle alone.  Activision, you have been warned.

[Via Joystiq.]

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Chad Awkerman

Chad joined the DualShockers staff in mid 2009 and since then has put much of his time into covering RPGs, with a focus on the Japanese side of the genre, from the obscure to the mainstream. He's a huge fan of iconic games like Secret of Mana, Final Fantasy VI and Persona 4 yet enjoys the smaller niche titles, as well. In his spare time he enjoys experiencing new beer, new foods and keeping up with just about every sci-fi show on television. He's married to an intelligent, beautiful Southern Belle who keeps his life interesting with witty banter and spicy Cajun cooking.

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