But now it seems so far away.
At 10:00 this morning, Harmonix/MTV Networks and Apple Corps, the company started by the Beatles that handles all their business, announced that a brand new music game will be released featuring the Fab Four's music in Winter 2009.
Although news sources are already reporting it, Gamedaily has a live-updated transcript of the conference call in which the conference was made. The transcript is in reverse-chronology, though, because it was constantly updated. So, if you want the information to be coherent, start at the bottom.
The "Rock Band" developer said the game will be similar to "Rock Band," although the game will be freshly built from the ground up, and be tailored specifically to Beatles' music. Similarities between the new game and "Rock Band" are expected, however.
Personally, I just can't wait for a guitar peripheral shaped like this: