Konami and Autumn Games have today announced the release date for Def Jam Rapstar, which they claim is the first true interactive Hip Hop music game experience. Developed by 4mm Games, Terminal Reality and Def Jam Interactive, Def Jam Rapstar will be available in North America on October 5, 2010 and in Europe the week of November 2, 2010 for the PlayStation 3. The Def Jam Rapstar bundle will include software and one wired microphone and will retail in North America for $69.99 for the PlayStation 3.
In addition, Def Jam Rapstar is proud to reveal the next seven songs featured in the game, including Drake’s “Best I Ever Had,” Outkast’s “So Fresh, So Clean,” Ice Cube’s “It Was A Good Day” and more. Def Jam Rapstar is also excited to announce DJ Premier and Just Blaze as the first confirmed producers who will be providing exclusive instrumental beats for Def Jam Rapstar’s Freestyle Mode, which allows the aspiring emcee a chance to deliver their own original rhymes over never before heard tracks by some of today’s hottest producers.
Def Jam Rapstar is the only music game that focuses exclusively on Hip Hop, you and your social networks. With more than 40 of the greatest Hip Hop songs available at release, including region specific music for the UK and Europe, Def Jam Rapstar allows you to be the star: by rhyming, using your console camera, and uploading your video to the fully integrated Def Jam Rapstar community at www.defjamrapstar.com. Def Jam Rapstar also offers you the ability to freestyle over tracks by some of the hottest hip hop producers and upload your freestyle performances for the world to decide how good you really are.