New York - Apple Corps, Ltd., MTV Games and Harmonix, the world's leading developer of music-based games and a part of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), today recognized the musical instrument partners that helped create the authentic look and feel of the award winning music video game The Beatles™: Rock Band™. Musical instrument partners featured in the game include AKG, C. F. Martin & Co., Fender / Gretsch, Framus, Gibson, Hammond, Höfner, Ludwig, Jose Ramirez, Rickenbacker, Sennheiser / Neumann, Steinway & Sons and Vox.
C.F. Martin & Co.: D-28 C.F. Martin Dreadnought guitars featured throughout gameplay were modeled after the real Dreadnoughts used during some of The Beatles' songwriting and recording sessions.
For more information on The Beatles: Rock Band please visit www.thebeatlesrockband.com/press