Parents' Guide to

DJ Hero 2

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Impressive DJ game with occasionally contentious lyrics.

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What you will—and won't—find in this game.

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age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

No In depth reviews? I'm changing that.

DJ hero is a franchise where you basically pretend to be a DJ (duh) You play rap songs which obviously are going to have mature lyrics. Such as 50 cent, one of the most mature songwriters. Lots of mature lyrics in some points. It isn't really anything to worry about...considering you will spend half of your time focusing on getting the song right and not missing a note. It is mostly sexual content but they just talk about backsides basically. Quite a bit of swearing, the racist swear word too, Don't make me say it. Overall it isn't that bad for kids because they just won't notice any lyrics.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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The new soundtrack -- featuring 83 mixes in total -- is well worth the price of admission. The music covers a wide assortment of genres (techno, pop, rock, hip-hop, R&B, and more), including songs that can be heard on the radio today. The game is a lot more fun with friends, and this sequel offers six new multiplayer game modes, including Party Play -- which allows up to two DJs and a vocalist to jump-in and jump-out on the fly -- and a freestyle option for playing around on the turntable however you like.

Activision didn't try to mess with the formula in this sequel. The developer opted instead to deliver a rich musical selection, many more modes, and other goodies that justify the purchase. Note: All three versions of the game are the same (aside from low-resolution visuals in the Wii version).

Online interaction: All three versions of the game allow for multiplayer support via the Internet. In the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions players can communicate with one another and potentially be exposed to foul language and inappropriate subjects of conversation. The Nintendo Wii version doesn't support voice chat.

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