Parents' Guide to

The Beatles: Rock Band

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Amazing band simulator features the biggest group. Ever.

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The Beatles Rock Band


Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (15 ):
Kids say (38 ):

This game is extraordinarily fun. Fans of the band to get the most out of it. Not only does this game include dozens of familiar songs, amazing locations, behind--the-scenes photos and videos of the band to unlock, but there are many multiplayer options, downloadable singles and complete albums, and, for the first time in the series, singers can harmonize and be rewarded for it (depending on the song, two or three singers, all on one microphone or separately, can try to hit harmonies to earn "double fab" or "triple fab" bonus points). Aside from a couple of song omissions, there's not much to complain about with The Beatles: Rock Band -- and you'll no doubt find yourself wanting to play this game "eight days a week."

This is a fabulous game for kids and parents to play together. Parents grew up with the music, and kids grew up playing Rock Band.

Online interaction: Players can jam together in different cities, regardless of which instrument they're playing.

Game Details

  • Platforms: Nintendo Wii , PlayStation 3 , Xbox 360
  • Subjects: Arts : music, rhythm, singing
  • Skills: Collaboration : cooperation, meeting challenges together, teamwork
  • Pricing structure: Paid
  • Available online?: Available online
  • Publisher: MTV Games
  • Release date: September 9, 2009
  • Genre: Music & Dance
  • ESRB rating: T for Mild Lyrics, Tobacco Reference
  • Last updated: August 31, 2016

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