Rock Band Indeed: Beatles Pursuing Game Deals

Fab Four reps in talks with Guitar Hero and Rock Band makers
By Sam Gale Rosen,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 23, 2008 6:27 PM CDT
The video game "Rock Band," shown in an image provided by publisher Electronic Arts, is dueling with Activision's "Guitar Hero III" for the top of the charts this fall.    (AP Photo/Electronic Arts)
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(Newser) – Representatives of the Beatles' companies are meeting with video-game outfits to hash out the rights for possible Beatles-themed games. The reps are holding discussions with the makers of Guitar Hero and of Rock Band, the Financial Times reports. Analysts say that a deal might lead to more licensing of Beatles songs in other digital media. (Read more Beatles stories.)