So ya wanna be a DJ? Now’s you chance to spin that virtual vinyl on the big screen of your iPad with the release of SKillz: The DJ Game. This game features 25 tracks at launch in the full version and will cost you $5.99. There is a lite version as well for free so you can try it and see if you like it.
Playpen Studios today announced that its highly anticipated music and rhythm title Skillz: The DJ Game is now available for the iPadTM on the Apple App Store TM. The full version of the game, which features five venues, six DJs and a 25 song library to play through, may be downloaded for $5.99, while a Lite version with several select songs is available for free. In Skillz, players select a DJ and strive for superstardom, gaining fans by scratching and tapping their way through original remixes of popular tracks from Kid Cudi vs Crookers, People Under the Stairs and Diplo, among others. Additional tracks will be available for download in the future, and an Android and PC release are also planned.
“I can’t really express how happy the team is to finally be getting Skillzinto gamers’ hands,” said Joe Gilbertson, Co-founder of Playpen Studios. “Skillz is a labor of love and it’s been years in the making. The iPad came along at just the right time for us as the perfect interface for a killer DJ game. With touch-based gameplay, Skillz is a AAA music game experience at an incredible price without the need for clunky peripherals. And the more downloads we get, the more great music we can release for download in the future. Our DJs are already concocting new exclusive mixes to add to the ever-growing library. We can’t wait to see gamers across the world cutting it up!”
Skillz features 25 tracks at launch, including:
• Kid Cudi Vs. Crookers – "Day ‘N’ Nite" Vs. Hoxton Whores – “Friday Saturday Love”
• People Under the Stairs – “Trippin’ at the Disco”
• Diplo – “Newsflash”
• Bassnectar – “Teleport Massive”
• “Hospital Records Megamix” featuring seven tracks from artists including Danny Byrd’s “Shock Out” and Cyantific’s “Neon Skyline”
• “Ninja Tune Megamix” featuring tracks from artists including Blockhead, Ty, Mr Scruff and Roots Manuva
See what DJing in Skillz is all about in the launch trailer at:www.skillzthedjgame.com
To begin your rise to DJ superstardom, download Skillz now from the Apple App Store:
• Full Version: http://itunes.apple.com/app/skillz-for-ipad/id456617069?mt=8
• Lite Version: http://itunes.apple.com/app/skillz-for-ipad-lite/id457513212?ls=1&mt=8