Banjo-Kazooie

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.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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"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...

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"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...

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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...

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"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)....

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"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)...

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"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...

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

- at0micgarden see all 105 comments

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...

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"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...

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

- theflux see all 15 comments

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...

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"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...

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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...

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