Today is the much-anticipated launch of The Beatles Rock Band game, available on Sony Playstation 3, Nintendo Wii and Microsoft Xbox 360. First launched in November 2007, the Rock Band Series has caused a revolution in the interactive video game segment, by bringing the concert performer experience to the average person. In the past two years, the game has enjoyed widespread popularity with 13 million copies of the game and 50 million songs downloaded across the universe.
2009 has been arguably the worst year the US automotive sector has witnessed in 80 years. There are several key challenges for auto dealers in recessionary periods. First, dealers must compete for a smaller number of overall sales. Furthermore, dealers are challenged to win business from Internet-savvy consumers who are much better educated on the true vehicle costs, financing options and aftermarket accessories than ever before.