Get On Da Mic Soundtrack Revealed

The Get On Da Mic soundtrack will feature 40 classic rap tracks performed by Public Enemy, Salt-n-Pepa, Dr. Dre, Tupac Shakur, Digital Underground, Sir Mix-A-Lot and more, Eidos announced (press 'read more' for details). Developed by Artificial Mind & Movement (A2M) in partnership with Highway 1 Productions, Get On Da Mic will be available in North America and Europe this October (PS2 version) with the Xbox version to follow in early 2005.
Hard Hittin' Old School Hip Hop Tracks Come Alive in Eidos' Get On Da Mic Gamers Prove Their Juice in Revolutionary Rap Video Game Shipping to Stores This October SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eidos (Nasdaq: EIDSY - News), one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software, today announced details of the classic hip hop tracks featured in its upcoming hip hop rap game, Get On Da Mic. The game has been developed by Artificial Mind & Movement (A2M) in partnership with Highway 1 Productions. Get On Da Mic boasts a robust soundtrack including 40 tracks originally made popular by the hottest names in hip hop. Gamers can go from rags to riches in the story mode or pass the mic with friends in the multiplayer mode. Get On Da Mic will be available for the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and Xbox® game system from Microsoft. Get On Da Mic for the PlayStation®2 is scheduled to ship this October in North America and Europe with the Xbox version to follow in early 2005. "Finally a music performance game that captures the essence of rap music and the hip-hop lifestyle. Get On Da Mic combines songs originally made famous by classic hip-hop legends such as Sir Mix-A-Lot, Tupac and Dr. Dre with today's hottest tracks that are sure to impress even the most avid hip-hop fans," says Chip Blundell, Global Brand Director at Eidos Inc. The Get On Da Mic soundtrack will feature a deep set of tracks to choose from. Gamers can lay down rhymes to classic rap tracks from the early days of hip hop that were originally performed by artists such as the Sugar Hill Gang and Sir Mix A Lot. Then switch gears to the "Gangster Rap" era with tracks originally performed by artists such as Public Enemy, Dr. Dre and Tupac. Here is a taste of 10 classic hip hop tracks available in Get On Da Mic. Eidos will announce a sample of "new school" hip hop tracks in the coming weeks. 1. "Rapper's Delight" as made popular by Sugar Hill Gang 2. "Baby Got Back" as made popular by Sir Mix A lot 3. "Don't Believe the Hype" as made popular by Public Enemy 4. "Push It" as made popular by Salt-n-Pepa 5. "Nothing But a G Thang" as made popular by Dr.Dre 6. "Dear Mama" as made popular by Tupac Shakur 7. "Gin and Juice" as made popular by Snoop Dogg 8. "Still Ballin (Nitty Remix)" as made popular by Tupac Shakur 9. "The Humpty Dance" as made popular by Digital Underground 10. "Posse on Broadway" as made popular by Sir Mix-A-Lot About Eidos Eidos plc is one of the world's leading publishers and developers of entertainment software with a diverse mix of titles for the PC, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo GameCube(TM) and the Xbox® video game system from Microsoft. For more information on Eidos and its products visit www.eidos.com About Artificial Mind and Movement Artificial Mind and Movement (A2M) is Montreal's foremost independent video game developer with over 150 employees. A2M has achieved high praise by developing blockbuster licensed titles as well as its own original properties for game consoles (PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, Nintendo GameCube(TM), Xbox® game system from Microsoft, GameBoy Advance(TM), and PSP®). For more information, please go to www.a2m.com. About Hwy 1 Productions, Inc. Hwy 1 Productions, Inc. is the interactive entertainment industry's premier independent production company, specializing in design and management of high-quality video game titles for publishers in the console and online gaming market. More information on Hwy 1 Productions can be found at www.hwy1productions.com.