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Harmonix: No Rock Band 3 this year

According to a report by Crispygamer, Harmonix co-founder and CEO Alex Rigopulous has said that 2009 will not see a new instalment of the Rock Band franchise this year. The development house is instead choosing to concentrate all its efforts on the new Beatles game the company announced back in October last year. “We’ve actually […]

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Beatles headlines

  • Yoko Ono is "hip," "excited" about Beatles game

    Yoko Ono’s said that the prospect of the Beatles game excites her, as does the chance to get the “kids” in a place to “understand” what music’s all about. “All of us are actually pretty hip, so we said yes,” she told Entertainment Weekly. “I’m personally very excited. [The game] lets you participate in a […]

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  • Beatles announcement for tomorrow points to Rock Band

    This Kotaku story reports that MTV and Apple Corps are to make an announcement tomorrow about an “unprecedented global music project”. Apparently one of the guys listed on the email is one of the PR chaps for Rock Band 2. And it’s MTV, so go figure. The confirmation will come at 2.00pm GMT. Press release […]

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  • Beatles people in talks with Activision and MTV

    Beatles representatives are in talks with both Activision and MTV to create a game based on the group’s music. Sony said back in March that it was keen to pursue a game based on the band’s catalogue. According to this FT report, a final deal could be reached within weeks, and will be worth “several […]

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  • Sony/ATV would "like to pursue" Beatles Guitar Hero

    Martin Bandier – CEO at Sony/ATV Music Publishing, the holder of the John Lennon-Paul McCartney music copyrights – has said that he’s interested in releasing a Beatles-specific version of Guitar Hero with Activision. “It’s something we have talked about and something I’d like to pursue,” he said. The company’s attitude to the Beatles catalogue has […]

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