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Kinect Sports Rivals has a Battletoads reference in it

9:00 AM on 04.07.2014 // Chris Carter
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I'll hold your hand while we cry for Rare

As the sands of time continue to drop in this hourglass called life, it's easy to forget things -- even major elements of our childhood. For instance, I completely forgot Rare was responsible for the amazing Battletoads series -- the subject of many hours of joy and ire all mixed into one giant blender of goodness (Battletoads & Double Dragon forever).

Of course, I was reminded in the most unlikely of places -- Kinect Sports Rivals, which has a Battletoad-themed vehicle. It always saddens me to remember how many incredible IPs Rare and Microsoft have at their fingertips, squandering them away with each passing year.

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destructoid's previous coverage:
Kinect Sports Rivals


  Oct 28

Trial of Kinect Sports Rivals launching with Xbox One

Wake racing mode broken out to give players a taste


  Jul 26

Rare's Xbox One Kinect Sports Rivals delayed to 2014

Now launching in the spring, instead of at launch


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