N64, XB360 / Platform / Release: Dec 3, 2008 / ESRB: U

Banjo-Kazooie 'spiritual successor' being pitched by ex-Rare devs

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 28, 2012 12:00pm PDT

"Core members" of the original Rare team that worked on Banjo-Tooie are ready to make a "spiritual successor" to the once-popular N64 platformer.


Bangai-O HD, Castlevania sale coming to XBLM

By Steve Watts, Apr 27, 2011 7:45am PDT

Outland and Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury are hitting XBLA, along with discounts on Risk: Factions, Banjo Kazooie, and Castlevania: Harmony of Despair. Plus, demos for Red Faction: Armageddon and Lego Pirates are slated for next week.


Banjo-Kazooie XBLA Delayed to Next Week

By Nick Breckon, Nov 26, 2008 2:57pm PST

Were you looking to spend your Thanksgiving afternoon curled up next to a fireplace whilst collecting jigsaw puzzles as a lovable bear? Prepare...


See How Banjo Kazooie XBLA Improves N64 Graphics

By Chris Faylor, Sep 25, 2008 1:13pm PDT

Fresh off yesterday's announcement that Rare's original N64 Banjo Kazooie will hit Xbox Live Arcade on November 26 for $15, publisher Microsoft has...


"Okay so XBLA can do what any n64 emulator can do. The headline for this story is just weird to ..."

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Original Banjo-Kazooie Hits XBLA November 26, Banjo-Tooie Follows in Early 2009

By Chris Faylor, Sep 24, 2008 9:28am PDT

Update: Microsoft has curiously pulled the press release that this story was based on. Original Story: Rare's Xbox 360 port of its Nintendo 64...


"Banjo Kazooie is the first game I played that successfully managed to incorporate top-tier ..."

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Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts Preview

By Aaron Linde, May 13, 2008 9:19pm PDT

After the floodgates broke on coverage of Rare's new Banjo-Kazooie game, you might've found yourself wondering whether this was the Banjo you...


MS Spring Showcase: Banjo Kazooie Footage

By Chris Faylor, May 13, 2008 1:57pm PDT

First there were screenshots, then there was an official name and gameplay details. Now there is gamepay footage of Rare's Xbox 360 platformer...


"Wow! I'm actually really excited about this game after seeing this trailer. I love that ..."

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Banjo Kazooie Gameplay Details Revealed

By Aaron Linde, May 13, 2008 9:27am PDT

Publisher Microsoft has unveiled plot and gameplay details for UK-based Rare's recently dated platformer Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts (X360)....


"The vehicle building mechanic sounds damn cool. Platformers typically don't interest me but ..."

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MS Spring Showcase: Banjo Kazooie This November, Viva Pinata 2 in September

By Chris Faylor, May 13, 2008 8:07am PDT

Beginning an avalanche of media and details, Microsoft has revealed that Rare's Xbox 360 action-adventure title Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts (X360)...


"Dunno where to post this because all these posts are separate but did they say anything about ..."

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First Banjo Kazooie 360 Screens Leak (Updated)

By Chris Faylor, May 11, 2008 8:44am PDT

Update: Eleven more screenshots have surfaced to accompany the original two. Be sure to hit up our Spring Showcase Roundup for all the news...


"Am I the only one who thinks this looks awesomely old-school with incredible graphics?"

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Rumor: Wii-like X360 Remote Goes Public Tuesday

By Chris Faylor, May 09, 2008 10:00am PDT

Microsoft's rumored Wii Remote-esque Xbox 360 controller could be unveiled Tuesday morning, according to the lastest round of rumors. Reportedly...


"I just want to be able to control FPS in the same way I control MOH: H2 with the wiimote. If ..."

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Xbox Live Arcade Sports Title Rumored in Development at Rare

By Carlos Bergfeld, Jan 04, 2008 2:54pm PST

Microsoft-owned UK developer Rare may be working on a sports-themed Xbox Live Arcade title that makes use of the Vision camera, according to Xbox...


"I just want another Killer Instinct. Is that too much to ask?"

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Late Night Consoling

By Alec Matias, Jun 06, 2005 8:02pm PDT

It wasn't until I looked at the list of Nintendo's published titles that I realized what a brilliant maneuver this is by the Big N. We all know...


"Do you think these old games running on the revolution will run at a higher res? Or with AA? I'm ..."

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Late Night Consoling

By jason bergman, Oct 14, 2003 8:00pm PDT

It was sort of inevitable, but as many of you noticed, last night we discovered a bug that showed up on the comments page. I can't say I know what...


Late Night Consoling

By jason bergman, Sep 09, 2003 8:00pm PDT

Thanks to Shack reader Chris Kelly, with whom I was able to work out a trade, I am now the proud owner of a TurboDuo system. It arrived today, and...