Warner Bros has confirmed that it will release LEGO Rock Band on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii and DS this year.
The game will come in two versions, with the home console iteration developed by TT Games and Harmonix.
The DS SKU was created by the duo in tandem with Backbone Entertainment and Foundation 9 Entertainment.
Warner Bros, TT Games The LEGO Group, Harmonix and MTV Games are all stakeholders in the new franchise.
Songs included in the title will include Blur’s Song 2, Carl Douglas’ Kung Fu Fighting and Europe’s The Final Countdown.
Players can enter a career mode in which they play local venues, stadiums and fantasy locations on Earth and beyond, that ‘mimic the imaginative settings that the LEGO world offers’.
They can also customise their LEGO avatars, band and entourage, including roadies, managers and crew. The title will support Rock Band instruments, as well as other music game controllers.
LEGO Rock Band combines two compelling properties and creates an experience that family members of all ages will enjoy playing together as a group,” said MD of TT Games Tom Stone.
Harmonix and MTV Games are the world experts in music gameplay, and we’re genuinely thrilled to bring the unique and humour-filled LEGO experience to their Rock Band universe.”
SVP of Electronic Games for MTV Games Bob Picunko added: Rock Band is a social game experience that crosses every generation and every genre of rock.
Harmonix and MTV Games are big fans of the LEGO game franchise and excited to work with TT Games to develop a new take on Rock Band that focuses on great music and LEGO humour that’s fun for the whole family.”