“All You Need Is Love” and more coming exclusively to Xbox 360 and “The Beatles: Rock Band”
Xbox 360, Apple Corp, MTV Games and Harmonix are giving the world new ways to relive the magic of Beatlemania with the launch of “The Beatles™: Rock Band™” (Harmonix/MTV Games) on 09.09.09. Beginning at launch, Xbox 360 will give Beatles fans, rockers and gamers alike the chance to download an exclusive Beatles track to benefit Doctors Without Borders and test their Beatles knowledge with a unique “1 vs 100” experience – only on Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE.
All You Need is LIVE
This autumn, Xbox 360 will harness the passion of its more than 20 million Xbox LIVE members for charity. “All You Need Is Love” will be released exclusively on Xbox®360 video game and entertainment system as a downloadable song for “The Beatles: Rock Band” through Xbox LIVE on September 9, 2009 with Apple Corps Ltd, MTV Games, Harmonix and Microsoft proceeds benefitting Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, along with Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison personally selected the international emergency medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists in France in 1971 as the beneficiary of the proceeds. The track will be available for 160 Microsoft Points.
As if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also be able to fill even more of your entertainment time with music videos, documentaries and movies inspired by the Fab Four on Xbox LIVE. From classic tunes from band members to the best of the Mersey’s music from today and the critically acclaimed documentary, “Imagine: John Lennon,” it’s all there for you at the touch of a button.
In addition, “The Beatles: Rock Band” owners will be able to download the full “Abbey Road” album beginning on October 20, along with “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and “Rubber Soul” following in November and December respectively. The albums will be available for 1360 Microsoft Points, with individual tracks at 160 Microsoft Points each.
Beatles-Inspired “1 vs 100 LIVE”
Need more ways to prove your love for The Beatles? Then challenge the depths of your knowledge of The Beatles in a unique “1 vs 100 LIVE” episode. Coming on August 29, as an Xbox LIVE Gold member, you’ll get the chance to not only chat live with some of the creative minds behind ”The Beatles: Rock Band,” but also call in to test your knowledge of the band and their music and even win some Microsoft Points for your efforts. Immediately following, fans who can’t get enough can continue the fun with two back-to-back “1 vs 100 Extended Play” episodes full of Beatles trivia.
More to come
Coming soon, music fans and gamers will also get the chance join the “Fab Four Mystery Tour” – an interactive look at the Beatles and the many twists and turns of their career. The website was created using artwork and animations from the eye-popping intro cinematic for “The Beatles: Rock Band” created by Passion Pictures, that debuted at E3 this year.
Color is a form of non-verbal communication and an important part of our daily lives.
Color affects our moods and feelings, and research suggests that it has a physical effect as well, influencing the hormones that control our emotions.
Applying color theory is one of the most powerful methods of creating customer appeal.
This infographic from Logo Company looks at the color choices used by major brands. Do you want your customers to feel that you’re trustworthy and dependable like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn? Blue might be a good choice.
What about giving visitors a sense of youth, excitement, or boldness like Coca-Cola or Virgin ? Red may be for you.
This is the sad picture we can see in many companies with many boss.
As a leader, my best advice would be to apply the principles of Situational Leadership.
The principle is that leaders must use different leadership styles depending on the situation.
The model allows you to analyze the needs of the situation you’re in, and then use the most appropriate leadership style.
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Worldwide output is expected to grow at just over 3% in 2013, but rich countries will lag behind, expanding at 1.2%.
Growth in emerging markets, by contrast, will exceed 5%, with Asia and sub-Saharan Africa motoring along at 7% and 5.6% respectively.
View chart on GDP growth forecasts for 2013 http://econ.st/11hwHcH
Easter Lazy Sunday.. A relaxing day at home in my cosy clothes (& today also my laptop) :) And that brought me to the idea of this blogpost!
As i am surrounded by innovation & IT everyday -i also carry my laptop with me most of the time, i think it's important to include the fashion-side for these products also into my daily life.
Excellent article regarding Gamification.
I’m fan of this subject and I’m sure this will be the major trend in the coming years.
•Only 10% of consumers trust advertising.
•Between 85% and 90% of consumers don’t trust posts by companies or brands on social networking sites.
•Branded mobile apps are almost worthless in terms of consumer engagement with only 10% to 12% of consumers saying they trust the information given there.
•Emails from companies and brands are only trusted by 11% of Europeans and 18% of Americans.
•Europeans trust all brand communications less than Americans.
How low are U.S. taxes compared to other countries? When taxes are measured as a share of the economy, we’re 25 percent below the average. (Graph: Tax Policy Center). Belgium, the country where I’m born is N°3 worldwide after Denmark and Sweden.