Harmonix and Electronic Arts team up for a pleasant remediation of the Beatles’ music legacy in this quality PlayStation 3 game. This modern day classic has a 40-song base list with additional DLC available as players can go solo, play with friends or compete online against other players. Great for veterans and new fans as each gets a unique, stand-alone experience of performance, discovery, and entertaining music.
This essential game is compatible with all Rock Band and most Guitar Hero controllers and microphones. Controllers available are precise replicas of those instruments and include:
- John Lennon’s – Rickenbacker 325 guitar
- Paul McCartney’s trademark – Höfner bass
- George Harrison’s – Gretsch Duo Jet guitar
- Ringo Starr’s – Drums with classic black oyster pearl finish and Ludwig-branded Beatles kick drum head
The venues include the Cavern Club, The Ed Sullivan Theater, Shea Stadium, Budokan, Abbey Road, Rooftop, and more while the playable songs include:
This unique experience folds several elements into a satisfying experience thanks to outstanding art direction and perfectly synced mechanics for each song, player, and performance set. Highly recommended (***1/2 out of four stars) and rated T (teen) for mild lyrics and tobacco reference.