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TheBeatlesRockBand.com Wins Best Games-Related Site In The 14th Annual Webby Awards

05-05-2010

Cambridge, Mass. – May 5, 2010 – The 14th Annual Webby Awards has named TheBeatlesRockBand.com as Best Games-Related Site of the year. The site is produced by the Web Development Team at Harmonix Music Systems Inc., the world’s leading developer of music-based games, in collaboration with Apple Corps, The Beatles' company.

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The Beatles: Rock Band Sing-Along to Premiere at Boston Pops 125th Season Opener Tonight

05-04-2010

Cambridge, Mass. – May 4, 2010 – Apple Corps, Ltd., MTV Games and Harmonix, the world’s leading developer of music-based games, today announced that a medley of some of The Beatles’ most iconic songs, set to visuals from The Beatles: Rock Band, will be featured as a sing-along to close each Boston Pops concert of the orchestra’s 125th season.

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“All You Need Is Love” Coming As Downloadable Content to The Beatles: Rock Band Music Store for Wii™ and PlayStation®3

02-11-2010

Apple Corps, Ltd., MTV Games and Harmonix, the world’s leading developer of music-based games and a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today announced that The Beatles’ track “All You Need Is Love” will be available for purchase as downloadable content in The Beatles™: Rock Band™ Music Store for Wii™ system on Feb. 16, 2010, and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system on March 4, 2010.

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MTV Games and Harmonix Add Rubber Soul As The Third Downloadable Album For The Beatles™: Rock Band™ On December 15th

12-11-2009

New York – Dec. 11, 2009 – Apple Corps, Ltd., MTV Games and Harmonix, the world’s leading developer of music-based games and a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today announced The Beatles’ album Rubber Soul (1965) will be available in its entirety for purchase and playable as downloadable content in The Beatles™: Rock Band™ Music Store beginning Dec. 15, 2009.

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MTV Games and Harmonix Release Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band As Second Downloadable Album For The Beatles™: Rock Band™ On November 17th

11-13-2009

New York – November 13, 2009 – Apple Corps, Ltd., MTV Games and Harmonix, the world’s leading developer of music-based games and a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today announced The Beatles’ album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967) will be available in its entirety for purchase and playable as downloadable content in The Beatles™: Rock Band™ Music Store starting November 17, 2009.

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MTV Games and Harmonix Launch Abbey Road as the First Full Playable Album Available for Download For The Beatles™: Rock Band™

10-20-2009

New York – October 19, 2009 – Apple Corps, Ltd., MTV Games and Harmonix, the world’s leading developer of music-based games and a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today announced the launch of Abbey Road (1969) as the first Beatles album to be available for purchase and playable as downloadable content in The Beatles™: Rock Band™ Music Store.

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The Beatles™: Rock Band™ Makes Worldwide Debut Tomorrow

09-08-2009

New York – September 8, 2009 – Apple Corps, Ltd., MTV Games and Harmonix, the world’s leading developer of music-based games and a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today announced The Beatles™: Rock Band™ will be available tomorrow in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and other territories.

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Details for the Three Downloadable Albums Coming to The Beatles™: Rock Band™ Music Store Revealed

08-19-2009

Cologne, Germany — Speaking at Gamescom 2009, Alex Rigopulos, CEO and cofounder of Harmonix, the world’s leading developer of music-based games and a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today confirmed release details for the three Beatles albums that will be available for purchase as downloadable content in The Beatles™: Rock Band™ Music Store by the end of this year. Abbey Road will be released on October 20, 2009, followed by the release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band in November and Rubber Soul in December. Read More…


MTV Games and Harmonix Reveal All But One Track Featured In The Beatles™: Rock Band™

08-18-2009

New York, NY – August 18, 2009 – MTV Games and Harmonix, the world’s leading developer of music-based games and a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today revealed 19 more of the 45 on-disc tracks that will be featured in The Beatles™: Rock Band™ – leaving all but one song a mystery. Read More…


MTV Games and Harmonix Unveil Next 15 Songs Featured In The Beatles™: Rock Band™

07-21-2009

New York, NY – July 21, 2009 – MTV Games and Harmonix, the world’s leading developer of music–based games and a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today revealed 15 more of the 45 on–disc tracks that will be featured in The Beatles™: Rock Band™. Read More…


Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, along with Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison Come Together for World Premiere of The Beatles™: Rock Band™

06-01-2009

New York – June 1, 2009 – Original band members Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, along with Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison, came together today to kick off the 2009 E3 Media & Business Summit with the world premiere of The Beatles: Rock Band. The first-of-its-kind music-based video game offers a revolutionary tour of The Beatles’ music, career, and legacy. Presented by Apple Corps, Ltd., and MTV Games’ Harmonix Music Systems, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), The Beatles: Rock Band will be released worldwide on 9/9/09, as will the release of the entire, original, digitally re-mastered Beatles CD catalogue. Read More…


MTV Games, Harmonix, and EA Unveil Replica Rickebacker and Gretsch Guitar Instrument Controllers For The Beatles™: Rock Band™

05-05-2009

New York – May 5, 2009 – Harmonix Music Systems, the leading developer of music-based games, and MTV Games, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), along with distribution partner Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), announced today that replica Rickenbacker 325 and Gretsch Duo Jet™ guitars will be made available as standalone music peripheral controllers for The Beatles: Rock Band. In addition, The Beatles: Rock Band Pre-Order Club also goes live today in the U.S. and Canada1 giving fans exclusive news and access to exclusive game elements from the eagerly awaited game set for release worldwide on 9/9/09. Read More…


MTV Games, Harmonix and EA Reveal Contents and European Pricing for The Beatles™: Rock Band® Limited Edition Premium Bundle

04-16-2009

New York, NY – April 16, 2009 – Harmonix, the leading developer of music-based games, MTV Games, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), along with distribution partner Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS), today revealed the first details surrounding The Beatles: Rock Band Limited Edition Premium Bundle which will include: The Beatles: Rock Band software, Höfner Bass controller: Large scale replica of the Bass famously used by Sir Paul McCartney Beatles-inspired and Ludwig-branded Rock Band 2 drums with classic pearl finish and vintage replica Beatles kick drum head Microphone Microphone Stand Additional special content. Read More…


Apple Corps Ltd., MTV and Harmonix Announce The Beatles: Rock Band, Worldwide Release Set for 09/09/09

03-05-2009

New York, NY – March 5, 2009 – Apple Corps, Ltd., Harmonix and MTV Games, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today announced the 9/9/09 worldwide release of The Beatles: Rock Band. The music-based video game, an unprecedented, experiential progression through and celebration of the music and artistry of The Beatles, will be available simultaneously worldwide in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and other territories for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and Wii™ home videogame console from Nintendo. Read More…


The Beatles Inspire New Music Video Game; Apple Corps Ltd, MTV and Harmonix Come Together For Unprecedented Deal

10-30-2008

New York, NY – October 30, 2008 – The Beatles’ extraordinary music and phenomenal legacy is set to rock across the universe in the form of a video game through an exclusive partnership between Apple Corps Ltd., Harmonix and MTV Games, a part of Viacom’s MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B). Read More…


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