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The Beatles: Rock Band

  • Despite "The Beatles: Rock Band," Music Video Game Sales Slip in '09

    Despite the high profile releases of The Beatles: Rock Band, DJ Hero and new installments of Guitar Hero and Rock Band, profits from music video games have dropped to half of their 2008 highs. According to Reuters, music video games are expected to gross about $700 million in 2009, compared to the $1.4 billion companies […]

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  • "Rubber Soul" Joins "The Beatles: Rock Band" on December 15th

    By now Fab Four fans have had plenty of time to nail down Abbey Road and Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band on The Beatles: Rock Band, so Harmonix is unleashing the third full Beatles album for play on the game: Rubber Soul will arrive in full on December 15th for Xbox 360 and Wii, […]

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  • "Sgt. Pepper's" Hits "The Beatles: Rock Band" November 17th

    Already mastered Abbey Road on The Beatles: Rock Band? As promised, the entire Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band will be available as downloadable content for TB:RB starting November 17th. Sgt. Pepper's title track, "With A Little Help From My Friends," "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds," "Getting Better," and "Good Morning Good Morning" were […]

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  • "The Beatles: Rock Band" Beats "Guitar Hero 5" in September Sales

    As album sales soften and the industry turns to alternate ways to get music to fans, the battle between the big music video games has become increasingly heated, and new sales figures indicate The Beatles: Rock Band has a bit of an edge on Guitar Hero 5. According to Billboard, The Beatles: Rock Band sold […]

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  • "The Beatles: Rock Band" Adding Entire "Abbey Road" This Week

    As promised, Abbey Road will be available in its entirety for The Beatles: Rock Band starting this week, Harmonix and MTV Games announced in a press release. Even though six of Abbey's most famous tracks were included on the in-game track list — "Come Together," "Something," "Octopus's Garden," "I Want You (She's So Heavy)," "Here […]

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  • "The Beatles: Rock Band" - Read the Rolling Stone Review

    When The Beatles: Rock Band really clicks — when you're pounding out "Helter Skelter" hard enough to get blisters on your fingers; when you're loping through the bass line of "Dear Prudence"; when it starts feeling like you are, in fact, the Walrus — the experience is almost eerie. It begins to seem like the […]

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  • New "Beatles: Rock Band" Trailer Arrives, Alleged Track List Leaks

    Another sneak peek at the upcoming The Beatles: Rock Band has been released, which again shows the amazing attention to detail that went into producing a game worthy of the Fab Four's esteemed catalog. The newest trailer, via IGN, shows clips of "Twist and Shout" being performed in Liverpool, "Can't Buy Me Love" on the […]

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  • "The Beatles: Rock Band" Boasts Unheard Lennon, McCartney Audio

    "Hello, this is John speaking with his voice. We're all very happy to be able to talk to you like this …" The voice is John Lennon's, cheerfully greeting fans from a 1963 Beatles Christmas disc recorded for members of their fan club, and it's just one of many gems hidden within the upcoming The […]

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  • "Birthday" Video From "The Beatles: Rock Band" Premieres

    The first official in-game video from the upcoming The Beatles: Rock Band, for the White Album Side 3 opener "Birthday," premiered to fans who pre-ordered the game, which will be released on September 9th. While the clip doesn't show the game itself and how things like the three-part vocal harmonies will look on screen, you […]

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  • "The Beatles: Rock Band" Announces 15 New Tracks

    The debut of The Beatles: Rock Band is still well over a month away, but early glimpses of the video game suggest another wave of Fab Four hysteria can't be far off. On his current tour (and at Coachella), Paul McCartney has already revealed some charming animated footage from the game. And at a recent […]

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