It’s a free-spinning, touch-sensitive turntable to the left with five Akai Pro MPC-style drum pad triggers next to a cross-fader. Looks like you’ll be able to upload your own samples with a compatible USB mic as well as use the preloaded ones and you can rotate the mixer to the left if you are a lefty.
Gamers who look forward to Scratch: Ultimate DJ next spring will be able to play the game usinhg a Numark controller, a well-known name used in decks at parties around the world.
The title will be available for Xbox 360 and the PS3 sometime in Spring 2009, and will feature a variety of hip-hop artists just like Guitar Hero features Guitar gods. No track listings were released at press time. Who knows what we can look forward to next. Banjo Hero? Flute Hero featuring Jethro Toll?