New DJ Hero 2 Trailers Have A Deadmau5 in the House

When DJ Hero first burst onto the scene, it brought a much-needed burst of fresh gameplay to the crowded music-based games genre. While generally praised by critics (including PSLS), the game did not sell as well as was expected. But with news of a sequel, information is now slowly trickling out about just what the game has in store for newcomers and fans alike. Two new trailers have been released, featuring electronic maestro Deadmau5 (yes, it is pronounced “dead mouse”), and you can take a peek at them after the jump.

First up, we have a teaser:

Next, some actual gameplay footage, showcasing some of the new elements to the battle mode and of course singing:

DJ Hero 2 is due out later this year (Q4).