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  • 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.

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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.

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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, […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 – […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • The Beatles: Rock Band commercial is a bit strange

    A commercial advertising The Beatles: Rock Band has been released, and it is a bit strange. Especially George and John. Come on. Seriously. Anyway, it’s posted after the break. Game’s out September 9.

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  • Watch Alex Rigopulos play Beatles: Rock Band at a GamesCom MS party

    Harmonix boss Alex Rigopulos played The Beatles: Rock Band to a party crowd on top of Microsoft’s Cologne offices the other night. We filmed it. For a laugh. Live the rooftop Beatles German plastic instrument dream right along with us by hitting the link.

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  • Beatles: Rock band getting three more albums in 2009, Rock Band adding Queen, Nirvana, every song ever

    Harmonix gave the business to GamesCom this year in the form of a colossal cacophony of Rock Band news. First up, the world’s rockin’-est game developer announced that The Beatles: Rock Band has three DLC albums lined up for the rest of 2009, with Abbey Road coming in October, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band […]

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  • New Beatles: Rock Band trailer is awesome on a stick

    EA’s released the GamesCom trailer for The Beatles: Rock Band and, holy shit, it’s three kinds of fucking awesome. It has “A Hard Days Night”, “Drive My Car”, “Dear Prudence” and more. It’s after the jump. It’s out 9/9/09 for PS3, 360, Wii and PS2. From IGN.

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  • Beatles side projects will not be included with Rock Band game

    Harmonix’s John Drake has told Joystiq that side projects done by members of The Beatles will not be included in the Rock Band game for the band. However, that doesn’t mean songs created during the solo careers won’t be featured as DLC for the original game. “The design team really focused on The Beatles: Rock […]

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  • Beatles: Rock Band set list revealed in latest GI

    The latest issue of Game Informer‘s dropped what appears to be a near-complete set-list for The Beatles: Rock Band. Back In the USSR and Taxman are both on it. This may mean we’ll have to buy it. Get the lot from Joystiq. The game’s out on September 9.

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  • New video from The Beatles: Rock Band shows animation sans notes

    After the break, we’ve posted a new video from The Beatles: Rock Band courtesy of Joystiq. Ticket to Ride is the track, and the site was nice enough to remove the scrawling notes so you could get the full animated effect of the Fab Four. Awesome. Come on September.

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  • EA shows Eurogamer Expo line-up

    EA’s confirmed its Eurogamer Expo line-up. And here it is: Need for Speed: Shift Need for Speeed: Nitro The Saboteur FIFA 10 Dragon Age: Origins Dante’s Inferno Brutal Legend The Beatles: Rock Band Left 4 Dead 2 The event takes place on October 27-28 in Leeds, then on October 30-31 in London. Buy a ticket […]

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  • The Beatles: Rock Band - four full-track videos

    EA’s put out video of four full tracks from The Beatles: Rock Band, as seen after the break. Well, either they’re official or they’re not. Make up your own mind. The game’s out in September. Thanks, Joystiq.

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  • Viacom revenues down due to decline in Rock Band sales

    MTV and Harmonix’s parent company, Viacom, has reported that sales of the Rock Band franchise are down this quarter “due to the soft retail environment”, which has directly impacted revenues for the company. Q2 revenue dropped 8 percent to $1.97 billion with a 41 percent decline in revenue blamed on poor sales of Rock Band […]

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  • The Beatles: Rock Band commercial is a bit strange

    A commercial advertising The Beatles: Rock Band has been released, and it is a bit strange. Especially George and John. Come on. Seriously. Anyway, it’s posted after the break. Game’s out September 9.

  • Watch Alex Rigopulos play Beatles: Rock Band at a GamesCom MS party

    Harmonix boss Alex Rigopulos played The Beatles: Rock Band to a party crowd on top of Microsoft’s Cologne offices the other night. We filmed it. For a laugh. Live the rooftop Beatles German plastic instrument dream right along with us by hitting the link.

  • Beatles: Rock band getting three more albums in 2009, Rock Band adding Queen, Nirvana, every song ever

    Harmonix gave the business to GamesCom this year in the form of a colossal cacophony of Rock Band news. First up, the world’s rockin’-est game developer announced that The Beatles: Rock Band has three DLC albums lined up for the rest of 2009, with Abbey Road coming in October, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band […]

  • New Beatles: Rock Band trailer is awesome on a stick

    EA’s released the GamesCom trailer for The Beatles: Rock Band and, holy shit, it’s three kinds of fucking awesome. It has “A Hard Days Night”, “Drive My Car”, “Dear Prudence” and more. It’s after the jump. It’s out 9/9/09 for PS3, 360, Wii and PS2. From IGN.

  • Beatles side projects will not be included with Rock Band game

    Harmonix’s John Drake has told Joystiq that side projects done by members of The Beatles will not be included in the Rock Band game for the band. However, that doesn’t mean songs created during the solo careers won’t be featured as DLC for the original game. “The design team really focused on The Beatles: Rock […]

  • Beatles: Rock Band set list revealed in latest GI

    The latest issue of Game Informer‘s dropped what appears to be a near-complete set-list for The Beatles: Rock Band. Back In the USSR and Taxman are both on it. This may mean we’ll have to buy it. Get the lot from Joystiq. The game’s out on September 9.

  • New video from The Beatles: Rock Band shows animation sans notes

    After the break, we’ve posted a new video from The Beatles: Rock Band courtesy of Joystiq. Ticket to Ride is the track, and the site was nice enough to remove the scrawling notes so you could get the full animated effect of the Fab Four. Awesome. Come on September.

  • EA shows Eurogamer Expo line-up

    EA’s confirmed its Eurogamer Expo line-up. And here it is: Need for Speed: Shift Need for Speeed: Nitro The Saboteur FIFA 10 Dragon Age: Origins Dante’s Inferno Brutal Legend The Beatles: Rock Band Left 4 Dead 2 The event takes place on October 27-28 in Leeds, then on October 30-31 in London. Buy a ticket […]

  • The Beatles: Rock Band – four full-track videos

    EA’s put out video of four full tracks from The Beatles: Rock Band, as seen after the break. Well, either they’re official or they’re not. Make up your own mind. The game’s out in September. Thanks, Joystiq.

  • Viacom revenues down due to decline in Rock Band sales

    MTV and Harmonix’s parent company, Viacom, has reported that sales of the Rock Band franchise are down this quarter “due to the soft retail environment”, which has directly impacted revenues for the company. Q2 revenue dropped 8 percent to $1.97 billion with a 41 percent decline in revenue blamed on poor sales of Rock Band […]

  • 15 new Beatles Rock Band songs revealed

    Activision has just revealed 15 new tracks that will be on The Beatles: Rock Band disc when the game is release 9th September. The tracks also include the venues in which the songs where played. Here they are: Twist And Shout / Cavern Club Do You Want To Know A Secret / Cavern Club Can’t […]

  • Beatles Rock Band bundle gets Aussie price

    Australian online retailer JB Hi-Fi is listing The Beatles: Rock Band full band pack bundle at $349 Australian dollars (approx €200/£170). In case you’ve forgotten, the bundle comes with Ringo’s drums, Paul’s Höfner bass and a mic or two. John’s Rickenbacker 325 guitar and George’s Gretsch Duo will be sold separately. Thanks, MyPS3.com.au.

  • New Beatles Rock Band clip contains eight classics

    After the break you can see quite a lengthy vid of The Beatles: Rock Band that reveals eight new tracks from the rather spiffing-looking rhythm-action game. The eight tracks are: Twist and Shout Paperback Writer Can’t Buy Me Love Eight Days a Week Yellow Submarine Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Within You Without You […]

  • Beatles: Rock Band impresses Abbey Road Studios

    The Beatles: Rock Band was on hand at Abbey Road Studios last night to celebrate the newly remastered catalog for the famous group. Staff from Harmonix and MTV performed a three-song set: “I Saw Her Standing There”, “I Am The Walrus” and “Here Comes The Sun” at Studio 2 before inviting attendees up to try […]

  • Jackson’s death will not affect The Beatles: Rock Band

    Harmonix has confirmed to IGN that the track list for The Beatles: Rock Band will not be affected by the passing of Michael Jackson or the dispersal of his stake in Sony/ATV. Jackson, as you know, originally owned the rights to over 200 songs from the Beatles’ catalog before a merger with Sony in which […]

  • Living Beatles were “creative partners” for Rock Band game

    It’s not just about turning up on the E3 stage and “joking” about who stands at the front. No sir. Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Olivia Harrison and Yoko Ono were all nuts-deep in The Beatles: Rock Band development. “The shareholders, as we call them — Paul and Ringo, Olivia and Yoko — were really creative […]

  • Harmonix talks three-part harmonies for The Beatles: Rock Band

    Project lead for The Beatles: Rock Band, Josh Randall, has said that Harmonix was set on three-part harmonies for the game, and worked diligently to make it happen properly. “Originally, with [Rock Band] and with all of our games, we wanted to just create the ultimate party in your living room. And whenever we play […]

  • Pre-order The Beatles: Rock Band through GameStop, get free songs

    Those that pre-order The Beatles: Rock Band through GameStop will receive three additional songs for free as well as the unlock code for the game’s photo book album. It’s assumed that the tracks will later be available as part of the promised DLC, since the order page does not go into specifics. Abbey Road will […]

  • The Beatles: Rock band gets new footage (if you’re American)

    MTV’s posted up a lengthy play-test of The Beatle: Rock Band from E3, including new video footage. MTV only allows its movies to be viewed in the US, unfortunately, so you’ll just have to make do with the intro movie in the meantime if you’re European. It’s out on September 9.

  • The Beatles: Rock Band – the opening cinematic

    EG.fr’s posted the opening cinematic to The Beatles: Rock Band, the same footage shwon at the beginning of the Microsoft press conference on Monday. Well worth a nose if you missed it. About as slick as it gets.

  • The Beatles: Rock Band gets screened, trailered

    Loads of screens for The Beatles: Rock Band are over on IGN. Looks cute. The music sounds great. Supports three mics too apparently, and it out September 9. Here’s a trailer for it on Joystiq.

  • Beatles: Rock Band will “blow your mind” says George Harrison’s son

    George Harrison’s son, Dhani Harrison, has said that The Beatles: Rock Band is going to take games in general to the next level. “The Beatles: Rock Band is going to blow people’s minds’, he said in a podcast on Music Radar. “It’s going to set a new standard for video games. I absolutely love it […]

  • Guitar Hero 5 dated for September 1

    Activision’s dated Guitar Hero 5 for a September 1 release on the game’s official site. The move puts the game head-to-head with The Beatles: Rock Band, which released on September 9. Artists known to be included in Activision’s latest include: The Rolling Stones The White Stripes Kings of Leon Tom Petty Bob Dylan Johnny Cash […]

  • Rock Band Project 9 gets rated by OFLC – it’s probably The Beatles

    What appears to be the codename for The Beatles: Rock Band has received a rating in Australia by the Office of Film and Literature Classification . Called Rock Band Project 9, the title popped up on the OFLC’s site April 29 and while this may seem odd it would not be the first time a […]

  • McCartney’s Höfner bass guitar included in premium Beatles: Rock Band

    A peripheral replica of Paul McCartney’s Höfner bass guitar will be included in The Beatles: Rock Band Limited Edition Premium Bundle. It’s wireless and works with all versions of Rock Band. Don’t worry right-handers. It’s not lefty like the real deal. Game lands September 9. Thanks, Joystiq.

  • Partial The Beatles: Rock Band tracklist to be announced at E3

    Harmonix chap Alex Navarro has told Eurogamer that at least part of The Beatles: Rock Band’s tracklist is to be announced next month. “You’re looking at E3,” said Navarro. “It’s not going to be the full tracklist that we announce, but we’ll have some info at that point. We’re gonna tease it a little bit.” […]

  • More The Beatles: Rock Band instruments revealed

    Kotaku‘s got a shot and details of another two guitars to be released alongside The Beatles: Rock Band. The Rickenbacker 325 and Gretsch Duo Jet are a pair of full-bodied, classic guitars used by the band. There’s pricing through there. The game’s out on September 9.

  • Analyst says Guitar Hero will be the clear winner in its genre

    Cowen Group analyst Doug Creutz has predicted that Guitar Hero will be the sole winner in the music genre category, and beat out all others this year. “We believe music genre sales for the company will be driven by an expansion of the release slate in 2009, which should broaden sales to core consumers,” Creutz […]

  • Retail listing confirms three-part harmonies for The Beatles: Rock Band

    A Kotaku tipster has sent over a retail listing for The Beatles: Rock Band, which seemingly gives credence to the three-part harmony rumors that surfaced last week. Here’s the scoop: The Beatles: Rock Band is the music game experience that allows players to follow the legendary career of The Beatles from Liverpool, to Shea Stadium […]

  • McCartney shows first Beatles: Rock Band footage at Coachella

    The first, very shonky footage of Beatles: The Rock Band hit YouTube last night, courtesy of a live showing of video from the game at a Coachella Paul McCartney gig. This could be the game that finally tips us over the Rock Band edge. Why would you not want to play this? The press scrum […]