Rolling Stone to release Drum King For Wii

Global videogame publisher 505 Games (U.S.) and Rolling Stone magazine today announced a new music and rhythm game, Rolling Stone: Drum King for Nintendo Wii™. Available at retailers nationwide this spring, Rolling Stone: Drum King allows gamers to utilize the Wii Remote™ and Nunchuk controller to rock out like some of the greatest drummers of all time.

"For more than 40 years, Rolling Stone has been a staple in the voice of American music culture and entertainment and we are pleased to collaborate with 505 Games as we venture into video games for the first time," said Will Schenck, Publisher of Rolling Stone magazine. "With more people playing console video games than ever before, this was a natural next step for the Rolling Stone brand."

"We're thrilled to be working with a music and entertainment pop culture icon to bring some of the greatest music in rock 'n' roll history to this game," said Adam Kline, president of 505 Games. "This partnership with Rolling Stone puts 505 Games at the forefront of the growing crossover between music and video games on one of the hottest gaming platforms available today."

In Rolling Stone: Drum King, players can rock out in single-player mode or duel against a friend in multiplayer mode by swinging the Wii Remote and Nunchuk controller to the beat of the music. Gamers can enhance their experience with a customizable avatar complete with a rock 'n' roll drummer personality and put their dashboard drumming skills to the test with a wide range of drumming styles and music.  Aspiring drummers and gamers alike will be able to perfect their drumming skills with 30 top-quality cover tracks inspired by artists like Queen, Fall Out Boy, The Clash, Gorillaz and The Police as they go on tour and take the stage at numerous performance venues.

Here is the full list of hit songs featured on the game:

All Star - Inspired by Smash Mouth
Banquet - Inspired by Bloc Party
Be My Baby - Inspired by The Ronettes
Blister in the Sun - Inspired by Violent Femmes
Born to Be Wild - Inspired by Steppenwolf
By the Way - Inspired by Offcuts
Can't Get Enough - Inspired by Bad Company
Can't Stand Losing You - Inspired by The Police
Cissy Strut (instrumental) - Inspired by The Meters
Click Click Boom - Inspired by Saliva
Direction - Inspired by Starting Line
Feel Good Inc. - Inspired by Gorillaz
Fight the Good Fight - Inspired by Triumph
I Fought the Law - Inspired by The Clash
In Too Deep - Inspired by Sum 41
Let There Be Drums - Inspired by The Ventures 
Lifestyles of the Rich and the Famous - Inspired by Good Charlotte
Mickey - Inspired by Toni Basil
No One Knows - Inspired by Queens of the Stone Age
On Top of the World - Inspired by Boys Like Girls
Pull Me Under - Inspired by Dream Theatre
Saturday Superhouse - Inspired by Biffy Clyro
She Sells Sanctuary - Inspired by The Cult
Song 2 - Inspired by Blur 
Spoonman - Inspired by Soundgarden
Stay With Me - Inspired by Faces
The Take Over, The Breaks Over - Inspired by Fall Out Boy
The Final Countdown - Inspired by Europe
We Will Rock You - Inspired by Queen

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