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- Posted on Oct 8th 2009 11:30AM by Dan Reilly
Last year, the band was in negotiations with MTV Games and Electronic Arts to do a version of the popular video game franchise, but U2 ultimately nixed the idea. "We definitely would like to be in there, but we felt some of the compromises weren't what we wanted," bassist Adam Clayton told USA Today. "That could change. I love the idea that that's where people are getting music, and we'd love to be in that world. We'll figure something out."
The change of heart on the part of Bono isn't due to their lack of tour profits so far; they were inspired after seeing the finished product of 'The Beatles: Rock Band,' which was released last month. "What The Beatles have done, where the animation is much more representative of them, is what we're interested in, rather than the one-size-fits-all animation," Clayton said. "We didn't want to be caricatured."
Well, if the programmers are truly going to capture Bono, fans should have their pick of expensive sunglasses to put on his avatar.