DJ Hero trademarked as Guitar Hero spin-off by Activision

Activision has trademarked the name DJ Hero as a potential upcoming videogame spin-off to the popular Guitar Hero series.

Trademork reads the description as “computer game software and related instruction manual sold together as a unit; interactive video game programs; computer game discs; downloadable software for use in connection with computer games; video game controllers; interactive video game comprised of a CD or DVD sold as a unit with a video game controller”.

Should be interesting to see if Activision ever release DJ Hero with turntable and mixer peripherals. Konami had success in Japan with a turntable control setup for their Beatmania music rhythm series, mentions 1UP.

At CES 2008 someone made a prototype combining a portable turntable and a Guitar Hero controller. Take a look at the video and see how DJ Hero could actually work!