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Castle of Illusion

Banjo-Kazooie composer is doing Castle of Illusion's OST


Grant Kirkhope lends his talents to the Genesis classic remake
May 02
The Bear meets The Mouse! Errr... sorta. Okay, not really. But wouldn't that be something? The Castle of Illusion HD remake will now be even more spectacular thanks to the knowledge that former Rare composer Grant Kirkhope is... read
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Banjo-Tooie

Even more Rare tunes: Banjo-Tooie soundtrack on Bandcamp


I love this trend
Apr 18
In case you missed it, composer Grant Kirkhope recently tossed the soundtrack to Banjo-Kazooie up on Bandcamp with the pleasant option to pay what you want for the tunes. The decision did not end in painful regret, it would s... read
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Banjo-Kazooie

Download this: Banjo-Kazooie soundtrack now on Bandcamp


Name your price
Apr 02
After Banjo-Kazooie composer Grant Kirkhope's recent appearance on Game Grumps, I've had the game on my mind and wanted to run through the Xbox Live Arcade re-release for old times' sake. Seemingly out of the b... read
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Make Banjo 3 happen

Ex-Rare composer reaffirms dream to make Banjo 3


Grant Kirkhope lays it all out on Game Grumps
Mar 31
I was away on a self-imposed hiatus this past week, thus I missed out on sharing this recently released Game Grumps guest starring Grant Kirkhope, composer for Banjo-Kazooie, Donkey Kong 64, Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning, th... read
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Screw beer pong, hand me that controller
Gamers are a diverse breed. From PC aficionados and console fanatics, to retro devotees and casual admirers, there is no one-size-fits-all model of videogame hobbyist. Though we possess many differences, like game preferences... read feature

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Love, hate, and everything inbetween
Not every hobby is created equally nor is every pastime equally respected. As a gaming enthusiast, videogames represent the epitome of entertainment in my eyes. They alone reign atop my personal pedestal of happiness, a speci... read feature

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brentalfloss wanted to join Banjo-Kazooie's sound team


Oct 05
brentalfloss loves Banjo-Kazooie, but that shouldn't come as a surprise. I mean, doesn't everybody? In his younger, flossier days, he wanted to be a part of Rare's BK team. Let him explain: I found some old compositions of ... read
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A spiritual successor to Banjo-Tooie by ex-Rare, you say?


Sep 26
"Let's make the spiritual successor to Banjo-Tooie! Core members of the original team are ready to go. All we need is your support," reads Twitter account @MingyJongo. Why, that sounds too good to be true! And maybe it is -- ... read
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Games on Demand picks up Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts


Jan 05
Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts was a weird one for me. I loved it as an outlet for creativity with familiar characters and it's got one thing I can always support, vibrant blue skies, but I'm still not over thinking about ho... read
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Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts OST headed for retail, iTunes


Jun 29
When I think of my favorite videogame tunes from the N64 days, the sounds of the original Banjo-Kazooie often fill my head. I mean, at the mere mention of "Freezeezy Peak," I immediately hear the opening to that wor... read
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Latest screens and trailer for Banjo-Tooie XBLA excite


Apr 22
You know what today is, don't you? An average, boring Wednesday. But exactly one week from now? Why that's the day Banjo-Tooie comes out on Xbox LIVE Arcade, of course.At 1200 Microsoft Points, I can understand how some of yo... read
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T-minus two weeks until Banjo-Tooie hits Xbox LIVE Arcade


Apr 15
So, we already knew that the Xbox LIVE Arcade version of Banjo-Tooie was coming this month, and that it would feature full "Stop 'N' Swop" support, but we didn't know the exact date ... and now we do. Mark your cale... read
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Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts' upcoming DLC detailed


Mar 31
The first premium downloadable content for Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts has been priced, dated, and well, explained. L.O.G.'s Lost Challenges, as its called, will be up on Xbox LIVE Marketplace starting on April 7 for 400... read
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Achievements for upcoming Nuts & Bolts DLC reveal all


Mar 24
Rare has been hinting at downloadable content for Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts for some time now, but it wasn't until today that we had any real idea of what the DLC would entail.Thanks to the add-on's Achievements being p... read
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A word from L.O.G. on Nuts & Bolts' forthcoming DLC


Mar 06
Saying that I weep nightly for the criminally unplayed Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts is a serious understatement. I mean, hell, the game was on sale for a mere $20 -- at that point, there are very few acceptable excuses for... read
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Banjo-Tooie XBLA port dated, Stop 'n' Swop to work as originally intended


Jan 27
I have got fantastic news to share with you, fellow Banjo-Kazooie die-hards -- the Xbox LIVE Arcade port of Banjo-Tooie was given a rough release date of April by Rare earlier this morning.My experience with the XBLA version ... read
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If you own a standard definition television and played through Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts without having a clue what was going on, Rare's got your back. Today an update for Nuts & Bolts went live that offers a &... read feature

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Take pictures of your sweet Nuts & Bolts vehicle, become a part of Banjo history


Dec 18
Got a killer ride in Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts that doesn't infringe upon any copyrights? Why not take a few snapshots of your vehicle, upload them to the Showroom, and possibly have your likeliness appear in the game i... read
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Banjo goes to Paris in this absurd Nuts & Bolts promo video


Dec 04
[video]113585:819[/video]I'll say one thing for Rare: the studio can make some sensational promotional material. Following the awesome Believa Piñata movies, here's a video of Banjo taking a stroll through Paris to pro... read
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Rare is a developer that I desperately want to see flourish again. I know they have it in them to make great games, but these days, they always seem to get something wrong. When they announced that they were changing the new ... read feature

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Rare WILL fix Banjo-Kazooie text issues?


Nov 08
Earlier in the week we reported that there would be no fix coming for the barely legible text in Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts. The text was so small that it rendered the game practically worthless for SDTV owners, and wasn... read
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Rare won't fix Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts for SDTVs


Nov 05
You know, they're called Standard Definition TVs for a reason. The videogame industry has been quick to jump on the Hi-Def bandwagon, regardless of the fact that SDTVs are still the, y'know, standard, and Rare has made a clea... read
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Killer Instinct teased in Banjo-Kazooie Nuts & Bolts demo


Oct 29
Despite sheet music and Viva Pinata cards, Rare has remained fairly tight-lipped about the possibility of a Killer Instinct sequel. That is, until now. Today, we've spotted yet another piece to add to the KI mystery in the Ba... read
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Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts demo on Live now!


Oct 29
If you woke up this morning desperate to experience the joys of a bear and a bird building their own flying cars, then you are in luck, friend! Rare's upcoming vehicular platformer, Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts, is now ava... read
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Banjo-Kazooie 3 gets release date as my wallet gets emptier


Oct 22
I really can't afford all of this win. Fable 2 and Dead Space both hit the UK this Friday, I have Saint's Row 2 in my bag, and there are even more killer games on the horizon that I need off the store shelf and onto mine. Ban... read
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TGS 08: These Banjo-Kazooie walk-through videos have me all hot and bothered


Oct 08
Whoa, talk about a media overload! GameTrailers currently has a load of Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts content from TGS 08, and if you couldn't tell from the title, it's got this Banjo-Kazooie fanboy extremely happy.In addit... read
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Banjo-Kazooie takes a trip to Showdown Town in brand new trailer


Oct 02
[video]105978:458[/video] I think it's great how the original negative reaction to Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts has mostly faded away, with gamers having taken the stick out of their spiceholes long enough to see that the ... read
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Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts caused quite a stir when it was first revealed. For years, fans of the platforming bear and bird duo waited for a true Banjo-Kazooie sequel, and when it was finally announced for the Xbox 360, ... read feature

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Banjo-Tooie coming to XBLA next year; Banjo-Kazooie dated


Sep 24
Banjo-Kazooie is one of the greatest platformers ever created, even surpassing masterpiece Super Mario 64 in my mind. Banjo-Tooie -- the game’s amazingly named sequel -- is also awesome, although it lacks a little of th... read
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Banjo-Kazooie DLC is ... gasp ... POSSIBLE!


Sep 11
They said it was madness. They said it was unthinkable. They said you just can't release downloadable content for a videogame. Well, they were wrong. The boys at Rare have recently turned heads with the claim that yes, DLC is... read
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More Banjo-Kazooie could arrive, would 'probably' build upon Nuts & Bolts


Sep 08
Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts isn't out yet, but that hasn't stopped Rare from looking at the future of the franchise. Promising that more BK is likely on the way and that "crazy ideas" have been had, Rare suggest... read






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