's son Dhani it taking the credit for the new The Beatles
: Rock Band video game - revealing he convinced the surviving band members to agree to the project.
and Ringo Starr
are notoriously reluctant to allow their music to be used for commercial endeavors, but were won over by a mock-up Harrison Jr. put together using his dad's solo music.
McCartney, Starr and John Lennon
's widow Yoko Ono
gave the concept the thumbs up - and Dhani has landed a job helping to develop the game alongside Giles Martin, the son of the band's longtime producer George Martin.
The game will hit stores around the world in September, and will be available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii.
It will come with a limited number of instruments that are modeled after guitars, basses and drums used by Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Starr.
And Harrison, 30, promises fans a treat. He tells Blender magazine, "The game blows my mind. It's infinitely better than Rock Band 2."
Watch "Top 4 Entertainment Stories of the Day"
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)