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Game:
The Beatles: Rock Band
AKA
Rock Band: The Beatles
Genre:
Misc
Sub Genre:
Music / Dancing
Release Date (US):
September 9th, 2009
Release Date (UK):
TBA 2009
Players:
1-4
Online Players:
2-8
Developers:
Harmonix
Publisher:
MTV Games
Rating:
T [Teen]
PSU Rank:
616 of 1166 Games
PSU Rank on PS3:
389 of 0 Games
Additional Information:
Also available on Xbox 360 and Wii

About The Beatles: Rock Band

The first Rock Band game based around a single group, The Beatles: Rock Band will allow fans to pick up the guitar, bass, mic or drums and experience The Beatles' extraordinary catalog of music through gameplay that takes players on a journey through the legacy and evolution of the band's legendary career.

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PSU Review Score
9.0
Avg. user review score:
6.8

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Summary

The Beatles: Rock Band is everything a Beatles fan has been waiting for. A compelling and mesmerizing experience.

We like

  • The visually stunning dreamscapes
  • The tremendous setlist of classic Beatles tracks
  • How the game pulled us back to the 1960s so effortlessly

We dislike

  • How story mode loses its appeal towards the end
  • The lack of any real new concept

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There’s little doubt that the members of The Beatles were idealists. From heartfelt ballads explaining to the world that “all you need is love,” to protest songs calling for a revolution, the band seemed poised and compelled to change the world. When they pressed past the early years of pop, with easy dance numbers like Twist and Shout and I Want to Hold Your Hand, and stumbled into psychedelic mind trips fea...

The Beatles: Rock Band News

  • "All You Need Is Love" headed to PS3

    The Beatles: Rock Band track, “All You Need Is Love,” which was exclusive to the Xbox 360 when the game released, is headed to the PlayStation 3 and Wii soon. Announced by EA today, the track will be available on the PlayStation Network on March 4. “All You Need Is Love” ...

  • Dhani Harrison working with Harmonix on Rock Band 3

    Dhani Harrison has let slip that he is currently working with developer Harmonix on a third Rock Band game. Harrison, who previously collaborated with the studio on The Beatles: Rock Band, told the Chicago Tribune that fans can expect more realism when it comes to Rock Band 3’s peripherals....

  • Harmonix reveals new Beatles: Rock Band tracks

    Harmonix has unveiled a further eight tracks for its hotly anticipated music romp The Beatles: Rock Band, including iconic cuts such as ‘Yellow Submarine’ and ‘Twist & Shout.’ Here’s the full list: "Can't Buy Me Love," "Eight Days A Week," &qu...

  • 45-song track list announced for The Beatles: Rock Band

    Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, along with Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison, took to the stage of Microsoft’s E3 keynote speech to reveal that The Beatles: Rock Band will be released worldwide on September 9, 2009. Fans of the Fab Four will be excited to hear that 45 songs from The Beat...

  • The Beatles: Rock Band plays back-up at McCartney concert

    This weekend, Paul McCartney played at Coachella 2009 in California. Now, we're not a music site, so why would we tell you that? Perhaps because McCartney had some unexpected assistance from The Beatles: Rock Band. Freda Shaw of Paul McCartney's official website says the concert "was a night...

  • The Beatles: Rock Band to allow multiple microphones?

    According to the latest issue of Game Informer, The Beatles: Rock Band may offer support for multiple singers. Destructoid reports that the May issue's "Loose Talk" section proposes that the game will allow multiple singers to harmonize using different microphones. It seems very probabl...

  • The Beatles: Rock Band bundle unveiled

    Kotaku has got the scoop on the forthcoming Limited Edition Premium Bundle for MTV Games’ eagerly anticipated The Beatles: Rock Band videogame. According to the website, the bundle crams in a copy of the game, Hofner Bass controller, Beatlesque/Ludwig Rock Band drums featuring a swanky pear...

  • The Beatles: Rock Band coming 9/9/09

    Has there ever been a more iconic band in the history of modern music than The Beatles? If there has, you'll be hard pressed to find one. That's what makes Harmonix's choice of basing a new installment in the Rock Band series around the legendary British group such a valid decision. The good new...

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