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Lewie’s Weekly Deals – The Beatles: Rock Band for a fiver

Got a few spare quid? Why not buy yourself a game? Go on, you deserve it. These are so cheap, you’d be wasting your money by not buying them. It’s Lewie’s Weekly Deals, the roundup of the best offers going on games every week. For updates on gaming bargains throughout the week, get yourself over […]

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The Beatles: Rock Band headlines

  • The Beatles: Rock Band discounted to £4.99 at HMV

    Maybe this didn’t work out quite as planned.

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  • MTV expected higher sales for The Beatles: Rock Band

    MTV Games general manager Scott Guthrie has said that The Beatles: Rock Band didn’t sell as well in Europe as the company had hoped, but in the end, it’s still pleased with how it did.

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  • PS3, Wii gets All You Need is Love for Beatles: Rock Band

    EA’s announced it’s bringing All You Need is Love to PS3 and Wii, starting next week.

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  • The Beatles: Rock Band hits 1.7 million worldwide

    The LA Times is reporting that global sales of The Beatles: Rock Band have now exceeded 1.7 million.

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  • Ringo Starr is "crap" at Beatles: Rock Band

    Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has admitted on US TV he is “crap” at Rock Band.

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  • Rubber Soul coming to Beatles: Rock Band December 15

    MTV Games and Harmonix announced today that Rubber Soul will land on the music store for The Beatles: Rock Band December 15 and 17 for Xbox 360/Wii and PS3, respectively. Drive My Car, I’m Looking Through You and If I Needed Someone are already on the disc, so you can either download the following individually […]

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  • The Beatles: Rock Band sells over 1 million units worldwide

    MTV and Harmonix announced today that The Beatles: Rock Band has sold over one million units worldwide. “MTV Games and Harmonix are very pleased with the sales of our Rock Band titles and we expect to continue to see strong sales throughout the holidays across all of our titles,” an MTV spokesperson told IndustryGamers. “The […]

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  • Reminder - Sgt. Pepper releases tomorrow for Beatles: Rock Band

    In case you can’t remember, you silly beggers, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band releases tomorrow for Xbox Live Marketplace and the Rock Band Shop for the Wii version, with a PSN release on Thursday. To celebrate the release, Eurogamer.pt has live some new shots of dreamscapes for Sgt. Pepper. We love Sgt Pepper here […]

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  • Sgt. Pepper’s album hits The Beatles: Rock Band next week

    Harmonix and MTV announced this morning that Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band will be released as DLC for The Beatles: Rock Band next week on November 17 and 19 for Xbox 360/Wii and PS3, respectively. This is the second full album to be released, with Abbey Road being the first, and Rubber Soul coming […]

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  • Pachter: Music decline caused flat September sales in US

    Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has pinned flat September sales in the US on the decline of the music genre in general. “We expected far higher sales for the month, as we succumbed to much of the hype surrounding the relatively high-profile launches of The Beatles: Rock Band and Guitar Hero 5,” he said. “We […]

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  • All You Need is Love downloaded 100,000 times in September

    All You Need is Love was downloaded more than 100,000 times for The Beatles: Rock Band in September, MTV said today. The DLC was a 360 exclusive, as announced at E3 this year. The game itself was the second bestselling title across all formats in the US last month, as detailed in last night’s NPD […]

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  • September NPD - ODST wins on software front

    Halo 3: ODST has outright won the software front in the September NPDs, selling over 1.5 million units in the month. Wii Sports Resort (442k) and Madden NFL 10 for the Xbox 360 (289k) rounded off the top three in the software charts. Beatles: Rock Band for the 360 beat Guitar Hero 5 for the […]

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  • Abbey Road releases for Beatles: Rock Band tomorrow

    EA’s sent out a friendly reminder that Abbey Road will be the first full album to become available to download for Beatles: Rock Band, as of tomorrow on Xbox Live Marketplace for 1360 MS points and on the Rock Band shop for the Wii. The album will also release on the PSN on Thursday for […]

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  • Future DLC for Beatles: Rock Band dependent on sales

    Harmonix representative John Drake has told BBPS that DLC for The Beatles: Rock Band is not a sure thing as it all depends on sales. “Every time we do one song, it’s not like Rock Band where we wait for the masters to come in and just author them… its like, send people to Abbey […]

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  • The Beatles: Rock Band microphone pack released

    Looks like EA has officially announced the two microphone pack for The Beatles: Rock Band. The two microphone pack for PS3 contains two SingStar mics and is for sale now in the UK for £49.99. In the press release, Harmonix and MTV threw in a gentle reminder that Abbey Road will be released on October […]

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  • All You Need is Love fastest selling Rock Band DLC to date

    Microsoft has announced that the first downloadable song for The Beatles: Rock Band, “All You Need is Love”, has become the fastest-selling bit of DLC in the franchise’s history – all within two days of being made available. The proceeds from the DLC have so far equaled in the “tens of thousands of dollars”, and […]

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  • Beatles: Rock Band sales have "exceeded expectations," says Viacom

    Guitar Hero 5 may be winning the battle of the bands, but you won’t find any gently weeping guitars over at Viacom. “It’s been terrific. The sales have exceeded our internal expectations. In the first week we’ve sold about 25% of our inventory, and we’ve had tremendous excitement around this game. The reviews have been […]

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  • UK charts: GH5 beats Beatles: Rock Band in Battle of the Bands

    Guitar Hero 5 has beaten The Beatles: Rock Band to No. 1 in the latest UK charts. Harmonix’s effort didnt even land in the top three, only getting to four in the charts. DiRT 2 and Batman: Arkham Asylum round off the top three. Top ten is below. You can find last weeks data here.

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  • Beatles: Rock Band studio sequences feature "dreamscapes"

    Songs in The Beatles: Rock Band that take place in a studio setting feature animations, which Harmonix refers to as “dreamscapes”. These graphics are inspired by the song playing and DLC albums for the game will get similar treatment. “DLC songs which don’t end up in historical venues will have custom dreamscapes, yes,” said the […]

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The Beatles: Rock Band Latest

  • Lewie’s Weekly Deals – The Beatles: Rock Band for a fiver

    Got a few spare quid? Why not buy yourself a game? Go on, you deserve it. These are so cheap, you’d be wasting your money by not buying them. It’s Lewie’s Weekly Deals, the roundup of the best offers going on games every week. For updates on gaming bargains throughout the week, get yourself over […]

  • The Beatles: Rock Band discounted to £4.99 at HMV

    Maybe this didn’t work out quite as planned.

  • MTV expected higher sales for The Beatles: Rock Band

    MTV Games general manager Scott Guthrie has said that The Beatles: Rock Band didn’t sell as well in Europe as the company had hoped, but in the end, it’s still pleased with how it did.

  • PS3, Wii gets All You Need is Love for Beatles: Rock Band

    EA’s announced it’s bringing All You Need is Love to PS3 and Wii, starting next week.

  • The Beatles: Rock Band hits 1.7 million worldwide

    The LA Times is reporting that global sales of The Beatles: Rock Band have now exceeded 1.7 million.

  • Ringo Starr is “crap” at Beatles: Rock Band

    Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has admitted on US TV he is “crap” at Rock Band.

  • Rubber Soul coming to Beatles: Rock Band December 15

    MTV Games and Harmonix announced today that Rubber Soul will land on the music store for The Beatles: Rock Band December 15 and 17 for Xbox 360/Wii and PS3, respectively. Drive My Car, I’m Looking Through You and If I Needed Someone are already on the disc, so you can either download the following individually […]

  • The Beatles: Rock Band sells over 1 million units worldwide

    MTV and Harmonix announced today that The Beatles: Rock Band has sold over one million units worldwide. “MTV Games and Harmonix are very pleased with the sales of our Rock Band titles and we expect to continue to see strong sales throughout the holidays across all of our titles,” an MTV spokesperson told IndustryGamers. “The […]

  • Reminder – Sgt. Pepper releases tomorrow for Beatles: Rock Band

    In case you can’t remember, you silly beggers, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band releases tomorrow for Xbox Live Marketplace and the Rock Band Shop for the Wii version, with a PSN release on Thursday. To celebrate the release, Eurogamer.pt has live some new shots of dreamscapes for Sgt. Pepper. We love Sgt Pepper here […]

  • Sgt. Pepper’s album hits The Beatles: Rock Band next week

    Harmonix and MTV announced this morning that Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band will be released as DLC for The Beatles: Rock Band next week on November 17 and 19 for Xbox 360/Wii and PS3, respectively. This is the second full album to be released, with Abbey Road being the first, and Rubber Soul coming […]

  • Pachter: Music decline caused flat September sales in US

    Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has pinned flat September sales in the US on the decline of the music genre in general. “We expected far higher sales for the month, as we succumbed to much of the hype surrounding the relatively high-profile launches of The Beatles: Rock Band and Guitar Hero 5,” he said. “We […]

  • All You Need is Love downloaded 100,000 times in September

    All You Need is Love was downloaded more than 100,000 times for The Beatles: Rock Band in September, MTV said today. The DLC was a 360 exclusive, as announced at E3 this year. The game itself was the second bestselling title across all formats in the US last month, as detailed in last night’s NPD […]

  • September NPD – ODST wins on software front

    Halo 3: ODST has outright won the software front in the September NPDs, selling over 1.5 million units in the month. Wii Sports Resort (442k) and Madden NFL 10 for the Xbox 360 (289k) rounded off the top three in the software charts. Beatles: Rock Band for the 360 beat Guitar Hero 5 for the […]

  • Abbey Road releases for Beatles: Rock Band tomorrow

    EA’s sent out a friendly reminder that Abbey Road will be the first full album to become available to download for Beatles: Rock Band, as of tomorrow on Xbox Live Marketplace for 1360 MS points and on the Rock Band shop for the Wii. The album will also release on the PSN on Thursday for […]

  • Future DLC for Beatles: Rock Band dependent on sales

    Harmonix representative John Drake has told BBPS that DLC for The Beatles: Rock Band is not a sure thing as it all depends on sales. “Every time we do one song, it’s not like Rock Band where we wait for the masters to come in and just author them… its like, send people to Abbey […]

  • The Beatles: Rock Band microphone pack released

    Looks like EA has officially announced the two microphone pack for The Beatles: Rock Band. The two microphone pack for PS3 contains two SingStar mics and is for sale now in the UK for £49.99. In the press release, Harmonix and MTV threw in a gentle reminder that Abbey Road will be released on October […]

  • All You Need is Love fastest selling Rock Band DLC to date

    Microsoft has announced that the first downloadable song for The Beatles: Rock Band, “All You Need is Love”, has become the fastest-selling bit of DLC in the franchise’s history – all within two days of being made available. The proceeds from the DLC have so far equaled in the “tens of thousands of dollars”, and […]

  • Beatles: Rock Band sales have “exceeded expectations,” says Viacom

    Guitar Hero 5 may be winning the battle of the bands, but you won’t find any gently weeping guitars over at Viacom. “It’s been terrific. The sales have exceeded our internal expectations. In the first week we’ve sold about 25% of our inventory, and we’ve had tremendous excitement around this game. The reviews have been […]

  • UK charts: GH5 beats Beatles: Rock Band in Battle of the Bands

    Guitar Hero 5 has beaten The Beatles: Rock Band to No. 1 in the latest UK charts. Harmonix’s effort didnt even land in the top three, only getting to four in the charts. DiRT 2 and Batman: Arkham Asylum round off the top three. Top ten is below. You can find last weeks data here.

  • Beatles: Rock Band studio sequences feature “dreamscapes”

    Songs in The Beatles: Rock Band that take place in a studio setting feature animations, which Harmonix refers to as “dreamscapes”. These graphics are inspired by the song playing and DLC albums for the game will get similar treatment. “DLC songs which don’t end up in historical venues will have custom dreamscapes, yes,” said the […]

  • All You Need Is Love hits Live for Beatles: Rock Band

    The Major’s confirmed that All You Need Is Love is now available on Live for The Beatles: Rock Band, which launched today. The song’s a 360 exclusive, as announced at E3. Go plastic guitar crazy. Hit the link.

  • The Beatles: Rock Band Limited Edition Bundle unboxed

    Some pics over at D’toid show-off the The Beatles: Rock Band Limited Edition Bundle which retails for $249.99. It’s all there. The wireless Ludwig-branded drum kit with a “black oyster pearl finish”, mic-stand, USB microphone, wireless Höfner violin bass with effects switch, eight postcards and advertisement inserts for the upcoming downloadable content. Loads of pictures […]

  • Limited Edition Beatles: Rock Band 360 up on eBay for charity

    A special edition Xbox 360 customized to honor the Fab Four is being auctioned for charity with proceeds benefiting Doctors Without Borders. It’s numbered and hand-painted with The Beatles: Rock Band all over it. Also, starting tomorrow when the game is released, all proceeds for the All You Need Is Love DLC will also go […]

  • The Beatles: Rock Band releases tomorrow – everything you need to know

    EA’s released a handy press release detailing tracks, pricing, future DLC dates and everything else you could possibly want to know about The Beatles: Rock Band. Get it after the break. The game releases tomorrow. Have £180 to spare? Now you know what to do with it. Take a look.

  • McCartney initially thought Harmonix demo looked like a “really bad band”

    The Beatles: Rock Band may now be a top review-grabbing, sure-to-be-successful super-game, but Paul McCartney’s initial thoughts on Harmonix’s pitch weren’t exactly complimentary. From this Guardian piece: There were “a couple of grown-ups standing looking very foolish with these little plastic guitars playing to a screen”, he says. “And we’re going, ‘Yeah, all right… It […]

  • Paul McCartney: George and John would have been “amused” of Beatles: Rock Band

    Sir Paul McCartney has revealed that if they were still alive today, his Beatles bandmates John Lennon and George Harrison would have approved of The Beatles: Rock Band concept, also stating they would have been “amused” about it. “I think they would have been amused. I think they would have seen the point of it,” said McCartney, […]

  • Here come the reviews for Beatles: Rock Band, EG goes with a 9

    Do do do doooo… The embargo for reviews for The Beatles: Rock Band went in the early hours of Sunday morning, and first reactions seem to be very good. Eurogamer went for a 9. Everyone else? Below are some of the other picks: IGN – 9.0 (UK and US) GameTrailers – 8.7 Kotaku – N/A […]

  • Beatles: Rock Band 45th song to remain a mystery until release [Update 2]

    Update 2: Harmonix CEO, Alex Rigopulos, has confirmed “The End” as the 45th song on the The Beatles: Rock Band during the GameStop managers convention in Las Vegas. Good to know. Update: Apparently the “mystery” song is “The End”. Thanks for spoiling it for us internet, and thanks for the lack of creativity Harmonix – […]

  • Harmonix was “terrified” while making The Beatles: Rock Band

    Development on The Beatles: Rock Band had members of the Harmonix “terrified” according to John Drakes. These feelings of trepidation were present throughout development despite the firm being chosen by Apple Corps to do the game, thanks to the firm’s reverence for the subject matter. “I don’t know what Apple was considering before they started […]

  • Major Nelson podcast has Felicia Day, Beatles Rock Band, Stephen Toulouse

    Major Nelson’s podcast number 330 is loaded to the gill with stuff. Want proof? It’s 321 minutes long and contains chats with Xbox Live boss Stephen Toulouse, The Guild’s Felicia Day, development manager at Tiburon, Ryan Ferwerda chatting about Madden NFL 10, Josh Randall, the creative director behind Beatles Rock Band and Dan Maher, Xbox […]