Modern Warfare 2 Gets Gong

Critics give Modern Warfare 2 and DJ Hero the thumbs up

Both Modern Warfare 2 and DJ Hero earned top honours as “Best Action Game” and “Best Social/Casual/Puzzle Game” by the Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2009 at the annual E3 Expo, held earlier this month in Los Angeles.

The Game Critics Awards committee is compromised of an independent group of 29 writers from the North American media outlets that cover the video game industry.

Modern Warfare 2, is the sequel to one of the best-selling first-person action game of all time, claims publisher Activision. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, has sold more than 13 million copies to date.

DJ Hero allows players to rule the party and not only experience, but to hear music in an all-new way. It comes with more than 100 individual songs, highlighted in over 80 never-before-released mixes that blend genres of music, including hip-hop, R&B, pop, rock and electronica, DJ Hero delivers the most diverse and international collection of music ever assembled in a music game by incorporating anthems from legendary artists.

Created for DJ Hero, the turntable controller immerses fans into the DJ culture and a sea of music as they utilise and master various DJ techniques including scratching, blending, cross fading and sampling, while leaving room for creative expression with a variety of effects and player chosen samples and scratches, transforming a face in the crowd into the life of the party.