19th October 2009
Queen To Appear In LEGOÂ® Rock Band
Legendary Band Queen To Appear In LEGOÂ® Rock Band
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and MTV Games today announced that LEGOÂ® Rock Bandâ„¢ will feature the likeness of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and multi-platinum selling group Queen. Appearing in the game as LEGO minifigures, front man Freddie Mercury, guitarist Brian May, bassist John Deacon and drummer Roger Taylor will be seen jamming to their hit anthems â€œWe Will Rock Youâ€ and â€œWe Are The Champions.â€
Guitarist Brian May said: â€œThis is IT! I wanna play! When do I get my toy LEGO man?â€
"Almost like actually being in Queen"! Roger Taylor.
Today also marks the release of the Queen pack for the Rock Band Music Store of downloadable content, featuring 10 of the band's most loved songs including â€œKiller Queen,â€ â€œSomebody to Love,â€ â€œFat Bottomed Girlsâ€ and the Queen/David Bowie collaboration, â€œUnder Pressure.â€ In addition, Queen will release Absolute Greatest on Nov. 17, featuring 20 of the band's biggest hits.
LEGO Rock Band puts the power of rock into the hands of tweens, teens, families and gamers of all ages as they go on a wild journey to stardom as they â€œBuild a Band and Rock the Universe.â€ The game is developed by TT Games in partnership with Harmonix for the Xbox 360Â® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATIONÂ®3 computer entertainment system and Wiiâ„¢ home videogame console. LEGO Rock Band for Nintendo DSâ„¢ is co-developed by TT Games and Harmonix in partnership with Backbone Entertainment, a Foundation 9 Entertainment studio. All versions are scheduled for release holiday 2009.