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2009-05-19 10:11:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Harmonix, 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), today announced the release of Rock Band(R) Track Pack(TM): Classic Rock. The standalone software is available now at retail stores nationwide for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system,...

2009-05-05 07:00:00

The Beatles: Rock Band Pre-Order Club Goes Live Today, May 5th NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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(TM) guitars will be made available as standalone music peripheral controllers for The Beatles: Rock Band. In addition,...

2009-04-16 09:03:00

Reserve Your Copy and Become Eligible to Join The Beatles: Rock Band Pre-Order Club to Receive Access to Breaking News, Exclusive Game Elements Including Art and Behind-The-Scenes Footage, and More Beginning in May NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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...

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2009-03-06 07:00:00

Beatles fans will finally have a chance to play alongside the Fab Four on September 9, when the much-anticipated "The Beatles: Rock Band" videogame hits the shelves. Apple Corps, the band's music label, has strayed from its historical aversion to digital distribution of music by working with Harmonix and MTV Games to release the new title, which creators call "an unprecedented, experimental progression through and celebration of the music and artistry of The Beatles." Apple Corps and Viacom...

2009-03-05 09:00:00

NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 (http://www.thebeatlesrockband.com). 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...

2008-11-13 15:00:16

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holidays, Harmonix, the world's leading developer of music-based games, MTV Games, a part of Viacom's MTV Networks , and distribution partner Electronic Arts today announced that the original Rock Band Special Edition Bundle is available for the PLAYSTATION(R)2 computer entertainment system and Wii(TM) starting at $99.99. The Rock Band Special Edition Bundle is also available for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment...

2008-10-31 12:15:00

The music catalog of the British band The Beatles has inspired a new video game set for release next year, Apple Corps Ltd., MTV and Harmonix announced. This marks the first time Apple Corps, along with EMI Music, Harrisongs Ltd. and Sony/ATV Music Publishing, has agreed to present the Beatles music in an interactive video game format. Published by MTV Games and developed by "Rock Band" creators Harmonix, the Beatles game will be an "unprecedented, experiential progression through and...

2008-10-30 12:00:38

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 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 . This partnership marks the first time that Apple Corps, along with EMI Music, Harrisongs Ltd, and Sony/ATV Music Publishing, has agreed to present The Beatles music in an interactive video game format. Published by...

2006-04-13 17:59:29

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pop star Michael Jackson, in a bid to stave off insolvency, said on Thursday he has reached a deal with creditors to refinance more than $200 million in loans secured by his prized stake in the Beatles' song catalog. The loans, which formally came due in December 2005, are held by the Fortress Investment Group, a New York private equity fund that stood to gain Jackson's 50 percent interest in Beatles publishing rights, valued at some $500...

2005-12-19 19:50:27

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Lawyers for Michael Jackson and a key creditor are in talks to keep the pop star from defaulting on $200 million in loans secured by his prized stake in the Beatles' song catalog, an attorney for the singer said on Monday. A default on the loans, which come due on Tuesday and are held by the Fortress Investment Group would allow the New York private equity fund to seize Jackson's 50-percent interest in Beatles publishing rights valued at some...


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