New York, New York - July 23, 2004 – XS Games and Funkmaster Flex announce that Digital Hitz Factory is now in stores. Digital Hitz Factory packs the power and features of a multi-million dollar recording studio into the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and features over 16,000 studio quality samples of Hip Hop, R+B, Rock, Garage Indy and Nu Metal.
Digital Hitz Factory brings amateur, professional, and aspiring musicians the latest in high-end music making technologies. It includes the exclusive V2M (Voice2Music) technology that allows users to sample voices via a USB microphone. V2M interprets the notes sung into a mic and creates a brand new riff which can be played back using an instrument in the game library. Digital Hitz Factory was developed by Jester Interactive who also produced the highly successful MTV Music Generator series.
“We are really excited to work with Funkmaster Flex on Digital Hitz Factory to bring the excitement of the music industry into anyone’s living room.” Says Steve Grossman, CEO of XS Games. “You now have an alternative to spending thousands in a recording studio or spending money buying digital samples.”
“The most exciting thing about making Digital Hitz Factory will be seeing what people come up with when using it.” Says Clark Evans of Jester Interactive. “There are many talented people out there who will make amazing music with all of the Digital Hitz Factory features.”
Digital Hitz Factory also includes a 1300 video clip library which can be used by the producer's to create a music video which can be keyed to the beat or volume of Hitz instruments to create amazing visuals to go with your music. For the DJ, Digital Hitz Factory has packed in a Super Mixer of 6 Virtual Decks featuring 16 changeable tracks per deck.