dark        
 
 

#Banjo-Kazooie

FRONT PAGE


 
 photo

Banjo-Kazooie drops today in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Spiral Mountain is music to my ears. In a short but sweet announcement during today's Nintendo Direct, we got a release date for Banjo and Kazooie's arrival in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: later today! The bird-and-bear duo also got a how-t...

 
 
 photo

Banjo-Kazooie composer doubtful of new sequel possibility

Speaking in an interview with VGC, the man who gave us the fine tunes of the Banjo-Kazooie titles has expressed doubt that a new entry in the classic Nintendo 64 series is even being considered right now.Grant Kirkhope, who composed the sou...

 
 
 photo

Banjo and Kazooie are coming to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate!

After a massive troll from the Duck Hunt dog, yes, Microsoft told us to watch the Nintendo Direct, and for good reason: Banjo Kazooie is coming to Smash. Microsoft and Nintendo have buddied up for some time, and now it's really coming ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 photo

This Super Mario 64 x Banjo-Kazooie mod is so surreal

If I had seen this mod back in the Nintendo 64 days, I would've lost my mind. It's essentially a clever mash-up of Banjo-Kazooie and Super Mario 64, and while Mario running around Spiral Mountain is impressive in its own right, the fan crea...

 
 
 photo

Off-camera, Banjo Tooie houses some pretty creepy stuff

YouTuber Shesez has a pretty neat little program called "Boundary Leak," where they take a look at off-camera objects in retro games. As we've seen many times before developers either house holdover objects in random places they assume play...

 
 
 photo

Is Grant Kirkhope making another DK Rap?

One of the more infamous pieces of music from Nintendo's library of tunes is the DK Rap from Donkey Kong 64. That mad display of aural madness was crafted by Grant Kirkhope, who is basically the songwriter of our childhoods. Since he is com...

 
 
Banjo-Kazooie photo

I'll never look at Banjo's hips the same way

Rare is still making videos recounting what it was like behind the scenes on Banjo-Kazooie, and I'm still fascinated. Today, it's five (more) things we probably didn't know. As discussed in the video, the game's musical intro was originall...

 
 
 
Banjo-Kazooie photo

Rare had a cool idea for a Banjo-Kazooie remake

I'm way behind on watching those documentary shorts included in Rare Replay and I might never catch up unless I set aside time to see them on YouTube. Rare uploaded this video today detailing how it arrived at Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolt...

 
 
 
E3 2015: Rare photo

E3 Predictions: Banjo-Threeie and Battletoads

If any game would be described as a "uniquely RARE game" and a "career highlight" it would be Banjo-Threeie, which may very well be getting announced at E3 next week. The URL banjothreeie.com used to redirect to the Rare website, but not an...

 
 
Project Ukulele photo

Yooka-Laylee is the successor to Banjo-Kazooie

Yooka. Laylee. Yooka-Laylee. Yep, they've still got it! We've talked about Project Ukulele a few times now, but, quickly: it's a vibrant 3D platformer in development at Playtonic, a fresh new studio founded by former Rare developers. Compos...

 
 
Smash Bros. photo

Xbox boss would like to see Banjo-Kazooie as Smash Bros. DLC

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer likes to talk about games. However, that doesn't mean that he restricts himself to only talking about titles that his company's working on. No, he'll discuss anything, even Nintendo properties. When a fan asked on ...

 
 
 
Project Ukulele photo

Former Rare devs share first look at Banjo successor

Today at EGX Rezzed, Playtonic showcased the first in-engine screenshots of Project Ukulele. Speaking at the event, the seven-man team of former Rare veterans said they were blown away by the fan response to their recently announced spiritu...

 
 
Project Ukulele photo

David Wise and Grant Kirkhope join Project Ukulele

I need to take some deep breaths here. Former Rare developers are creating a spiritual successor to "those fondly remembered platforming adventures we built in the past," and they've brought on Grant Kirkhope, David Wise, and Steve Burke t...

 
 
Ex-Rare 3D platformer photo

Could this be it? A true Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor?

We've been let down before, but I'm unable to contain my enthusiasm for Playtonic Games' Project Ukulele, a new platforming adventure from the people we want making this type of game. Formed by six former Rare staffers, the studio includes ...

 
 




Got news?  [email protected]

         

Reviews   filter by...

Superliminal"I have a dream..."

 

Afterparty"Fight for your Right"

 

Death Stranding"Nani?! Ara, wakarimashita"

 

Review in Progress: Terminator: Resistance"Hey, that guy didn't pay..."

 

Guildlings"Friends through eternity, loyalty, honesty..."

 

The Stretchers"Crazy Ambulance"

 

Falcon Northwest 20th Anniversary Talon"All custom PCs come with a price"

 

Disco Elysium"Good cop"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Tricerapops

Just when you thought GI could not be any closer to the pulse of cultural

 
Xeo

Hey, I know this a really dumb But any of you folks have any codes from Pizza Roll bags with the Modern Warfare thing on it? Im missing two, and the last one I bought someone apparently Figured Id ask on

 
Voltaic Owl

Just watched The Toys That Made Us episode about I used to eat, sleep, and breathe TMNT back in the early 90s, so of course I owned/recognize 3/4 of what was Also, Konami, PUT OUT A TMNT COLLECTION YOU COWARDS

 
Blanchimont

Pokemon Sword got really lazy with the Cinderace feels like a half assed Fire/Fighting while the rivals Rillaboom is the same for a

 
Gamemaniac3434

And thats Outer Worlds Ultimately a pretty good game, I had fun with it and Im glad I seemed to have gotten one of the better

 
Parismio

heh-heh ya damn right it is

 
taterchimp

Relevant today as ever

 
Voltaic Owl

Todays game with the 4yo: Joe & Mac A bit shorter than I was expecting, but thats probably because I made liberal use of save states to bypass the occasional bullshit Gameplay isnt great but the visuals are, especially the

 
Electric Reaper

Well, Google Stadia looks increasingly Maybe it will crash and burn before 6 months

 
Seymour

Put a little image together of me and my team that I plan to train Unless I spy another bombass Poke in the Wild area that I really really Lost my split when I spotted

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
NEXT