Def Jam Rapstar Confirms A Tribe Called Quest, Ludacris, LL Cool J, RUN DMC and More in Game
NEW YORK and EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ — Here we go yo, here we go yo, so what’s so what’s so what’s the scenario? Today, 4mm Games, Terminal Reality and Def Jam Interactive are excited to announce additional tracks available in Def Jam Rapstar, the first true interactive Hip Hop music game experience coming October 5th to the Xbox 360(TM) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStationÃ‚®3 computer entertainment system and Wii(TM).
The ultimate emcee experience for video game consoles, Def Jam Rapstar is the only music game that focuses exclusively on Hip Hop, you and your social networks. With more than 40 of the greatest Hip Hop songs available at release, from A Tribe Called Quest’s ultimate posse track “Scenario,” to Ludacris’ hit single “Stand Up” and LL Cool J’s “Mama Said Knock You Out,” Def Jam Rapstar allows YOU to be the star by rhyming, using your console camera, and uploading your video to the fully integrated Def Jam Rapstar community at www.defjamrapstar.com.
Def Jam Rapstar is also pleased to announce that Cool & Dre and DJ Khalil join the likes of DJ Premier and Just Blaze as producers providing exclusive instrumental beats for Def Jam Rapstar’s Freestyle Mode, which allows the aspiring emcee a chance to deliver their own original rhymes over never before heard tracks by some of today’s hottest producers.
New Confirmed Tracks Include:
ARTIST TRACK ------ ----- A Tribe Called Quest Scenario Big Pun featuring Joe Still Not A Player Jim Jones We Fly High LL Cool J Mama Said Knock You Out Ludacris Stand Up Onyx Slam ---- ---- RUN DMC Run's House ------- -----------
New Producers Confirmed Include:
PRODUCER TRACK -------- ----- Cool & Dre Epidemic ---------- -------- DJ Khalil The Good Doctor --------- ---------------
Co-published by Konami Digital Entertainment Inc. and Autumn Games, Def Jam Rapstar will include software and one wired microphone and retail in North America for $69.99 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStationÃ‚®3 and for $59.99 on Wii.
For more information of Def Jam Rapstar, including all tracks announced to date, please go to www.defjamrapstar.com.
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About Def Jam Interactive
Def Jam Interactive, a division of Def Jam Enterprises, is a leading producer and marketer of interactive software games and a preeminent force in the digital industry. It is committed to delivering high-quality; cutting-edge video game titles to consumers by providing an authentic hip hop experience through gameplay, cultural nuances, strategic partnerships, music, talent, and executive direction. Def Jam Interactive was the first hip-hop brand to successfully partner in the gaming space and to date has produced multiple platinum-selling console titles, including Def Jam Vendetta, Def Jam Fight for NY, and Def Jam Icon. It is the only viable hip hop brand that has trusted consumer loyalty in the gaming space. For more than 20 years, the executive team has successfully extended the Def Jam brand in comedy, poetry, television, apparel, mobile, to name a few. For more information, please visit www.defjaminteractive.com.
About 4mm Games
Headquartered in New York City, 4mm Games is an independent global interactive entertainment company that is forging a new approach to content creation: Constantly Connected Gaming(TM). The company is concentrated on incubating, producing, developing, and releasing a diverse portfolio of culturally relevant entertainment properties that join together multiple platforms including video game consoles, personal computers, mobile devices, and the Internet. For more information, please visit www.4mmgames.com
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About Autumn Games
Autumn Games is a premier publisher of interactive entertainment focused on partnering with leading creative talent to deliver blockbuster video games and related media. Through long-term partnerships with a number of the most respected game studios in the industry, Autumn’s mission is to support these creative teams in their efforts to make cutting-edge, culturally impactful entertainment. Autumn Games was founded as a joint venture between Communications Equity Associates (“CEA”) and Autumn Entertainment Partners (“AEP”), combining CEA’s 37 year track record in global media and entertainment private equity and merchant banking with AEP’s unparalleled expertise in content finance. For more information, please visit www.autumngames.com.
About Terminal Reality
Terminal Reality, Inc. (TRI) founded by lead programmer/CEO Mark Randel in 1994, is an independent industry veteran. With a focus on quality, technology and tools, TRI has shipped more than 30 titles, with more than 80 SKUs. Using the technology behind the highly acclaimed Ghostbusters: The Video Game, Terminal Reality spawns the next wave in game development: The Infernal Engine.
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