What does it take to win a Webby Award you might ask? Well, unless your Jessica Chobot and your one of the hottest women on the planet and you just so happen to work for IGN, you might have a harder time than most. Evidently http://thebeatlesrockband.com/ found a way though.The 14th Annual Webby Awards has named TheBeatlesRockBand.com as the Best Games-Related Site of the year. The winning site is produced by Harmonix Music Systems Inc., the world’s leading developer of music-based games, in collaboration with Apple Corps, The Beatles’ company. The site gives gamers a unique experience with cutting-edge web design techniques and high-resolution, behind-the-scenes videos round out the experience.
“The Webby Awards honors the very best of the Internet,” said David-Michel Davies, executive director of the Webby Awards. “Harmonix’s achievement is a testament to the skill, ingenuity and vision of its creators.”
“We are excited an honored to have TheBeatlesRockBand.com win the Webby Award for Best Games-Related Website,” said Jeff Chausse, Harmonix’s Web Director. “We wanted to capture the artistry and magic of the game on the web, and this award is further confirmation that Harmonix has created a truly unique celebration of The Beatles’ music, which has really captured the public’s imagination.”
Harmonix and Apple Corps will be honored June 14 at a star-studded ceremony hosted by B.J. Novak of NBC’s “The Office” in New York City. Fans will be able to watch the ceremony on June 15, including Harmonix’s five-word speech, at the official Webby Awards YouTube Channel. A full list of both Webby Awards and People’s Voice Awards winners can be found at: http://www.webbyawards.com/webbys/current.php?season=14 .