Queen have launched a mobile game called Queen Rock Tour on the 50th Anniversary of Queen. The new mobile game Queen Rock Tour allows you to play along with the band and the Queen back catalogue. Players can re-live classic Queen Concerts from the Rainbow to Wembley.
Upon the launch of the Queen Rock Tour game on 1st March, Brian May said that you could ” Be a Lockdown Rock Star! “
Unfortunately, this mobile game is the closest we are going to come to experiencing a Queen Tour in 2021, as the effects of Covid continue to impact live music across the world.
The concept of the game is that it is a play-along rhythm game, similar to games like GuitarHero. Apparently this is the first official Queen mobile game. There was a mobile game called “Play the Game” but this was probably not endorsed by Queen (either way it is no longer available on the AppStore)
The new Queen Rock Tour game allows fans to experience the thrill of playing live with Queen on the event of their Golden Jubilee. Although we would all lobe to be stomping our feet at a live Queen concert, the best we can do in lockdown is to stomp our thumbs all over our mobile devices. You can play along with Brian’s guitar, Freddie vocals and piano riffs, Johns Bass and Rogers Drum playing. All you have to do is stay on rhythm and score as many points as you can.
There are 20 songs included on the game including Keep Yourself Alive, Bohemian Rhapsody, We are the Champions, Radio Ga Ga and many many more. There are also various venues you can play including the Rainbow and Wembley Stadium.
The graphics are amazing and you can even stylise your band with icon outfits from the bands 50 year career. You will also see images which up to now may not have been seen by many and you will learn nots of Queen facts along the way.
Probably the last time we saw an official computer game with Queen’s music was ‘Queen: The Eye’ back in 1997.
This game is another way the Queen are reaching a new audience and a new generation of Queen fans. Building on the success of the recent tours with Adam Lambert and also the resounding success that was the Bohemian Rhapsody BioPic which took 4 Oscars at the 2019 Academy Awards, and many other awards along the way.
From what I can see the game has been very positively received in the Queen community.
You can find out more about the Queen Rock Tour mobile game at www.queenrocktour.com
Download free in the Apple App Store and on Google Play