Follow us on:

Posts tagged the-beatles

PAX 2009 interview: The Beatles: Rock Band lead designer Chris Foster

The Beatles: Rock Band drops today, along with the band's remastered albums availability on iTunes (?) and a flood of Beatles: Rock Band news. Fans will be wailing on plastic instruments all day in an effort to travel back in time and live out their fantasies of becoming musical legends. We...

Continue Reading

Reminder: The Beatles: Rock Band DLC already available

If you're picking up The Beatles: Rock Band today (which you really should) and you're getting it on Xbox 360, we've got a quick reminder that the first DLC for the game is already available for 160 ($2). If you'll recall, Microsoft announced "All You Need is Love" to be an Xbox 360-exclusive track...

Continue Reading

Harmonix founders detail the company's failure-ridden road to success

Believe it or not, things weren't always going so well for Guitar Hero and Rock Band franchise developers Harmonix. Starting out in 1995 as a "music tech" company, founders Alex Rigopulos and Eran Egozy took four years of "misstarts and product concepts that never made it anywhere" before they had...

Continue Reading

Rumor: 45th track in Beatles: Rock Band is 'The End'

We can just picture it: Harmonix employees collectively having a laugh at our expense as the forty-fifth (and final) track featured in The Beatles: Rock Band is announced to be ... wait for it ... "The End." The image you see above certainly makes this possibility seem all the more real, as the...

Continue Reading

Harmonix to 're-energize' its franchises after The Beatles: Rock Band

Sure, The Beatles: Rock Band developer Harmonix has been busy working on next week's big release for some time now, but did you know it's also working on "re-energizing" its "core franchises?" Harmonix PR overlord John Drake told CVG as much, saying that while the studio is ready to refocus on its...

Continue Reading

Net a free Avatar shirt with the purchase of The Beatles: Rock Band

Specially marked boxes of the upcoming music title The Beatles: Rock Band include a unique bonus: an exclusive Avatar shirt. The freebie marks the first (and hopefully not the last) time Avatar apparel has been given away alongside the launch of a game, giving extra incentive for users to pick up...

Continue Reading

MTV spent big for The Beatles, slowly backing away from peripheral business

It appears that Viacom, parent company of MTV Games and Harmonix, guaranteed a minimum of $10 million, along with another potential $40 million in royalties, to its respective estates for the use of The Beatles in the upcoming Rock Band game. Sources familiar with the deal tell The LA Times that...

Continue Reading

The Beatles: Rock Band visits Abbey Road

In a 30-second clip that we're not exactly sure came from this decade, MTV Games/Harmonix preview upcoming music/rhythm game The Beatles: Rock Band by way of a big party on Abbey Road. No, we don't mean the street itself, we mean that the enormously famous album cover got turned into a big ol'...

Continue Reading

EEDAR: Guitar Hero 5 will outsell The Beatles: Rock Band by nearly 2-to-1

EEDAR analyst Jessie Divnich has been quoted in a newly-published Bloomberg article, stating that the research group sees The Beatles: Rock Band facing a tough fight against the latest Guitar Hero in a genre that has, as he believes, "peaked." We got in touch with Divnich to talk about his...

Continue Reading

Get your hands on The Beatles: Rock Band today at Best Buy

Sure, you could sit on your butt today, thinking about how The Beatles: Rock Band won't be available until September 9. Instead, why not head to a participating Best Buy store today between noon and 3:30PM (EST) to check out the game early? Harmonix and MTV Games are offering a chance to play an...

Continue Reading


Featured Stories

Image

Destiny State of Service: Launch Day

Posted on Sep 11th 2014 1:31PM

Image

How PlayStation Plus went from maybe to must-have

Posted on Sep 11th 2014 11:00AM

Image

Happy 15th birthday, Sega Dreamcast

Posted on Sep 9th 2014 6:00PM

Engadget

Engadget

TUAW

TUAW

Massively

Massively

WoW

WoW