Rumour Banjo-Kazooie Revival Could Be Announced At Xbox Showcase 2022
"Something’s happening with Banjo..."
Stop us if you've heard this one before, but it's being rumoured that Banjo-Kazooie's revival might finally be announced at the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase this Sunday, at least according to YouTuber Modern Vintage Gamer. MVG was a guest on the Nate the Hate podcast today (thanks, VGC), where he...
News Banjo-Kazooie Fans Agree Xbox Version Is Still The Best Way To Play
Even though it's now available on Switch
As we mentioned recently, Banjo-Kazooie made its debut on Nintendo Switch via the Nintendo Switch Online service in January, but there's a big difference compared to Xbox - the NSO version is the (mostly) unaltered N64 original. The Xbox version, on the other hand, is the Xbox Live Arcade port from back in...
News Rare's N64 Classic Banjo-Kazooie Is Out This Week On Switch
Another "modern way" to enjoy this title
Update: Rare has passed on the news to Xbox fans that its classic N64 title Banjo-Kazooie is out on the Switch tomorrow. Of course, Xbox fans can still play the title via Game Pass and Rare Replay. Original article [Fri 24th Sep, 2021 03:30 BST]: Rare might have been purchased by Microsoft long ago, but...
Reminder Rare's Banjo-Kazooie Now Available As A Smash Bros. amiibo
Raring to go!
Well, here's something you don't see every day - the Rare and Microsoft-owned character Banjo-Kazooie has just been released as an amiibo for Nintendo's all-star brawler, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Banjo & Kazooie originally made their debut in Smash Bros. Ultimate in September 2019, as part of Fighter Pass Vol. 1. To this day,...
News A Look At Loading In Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts On Xbox Series X
Blink and you'll miss it
On Xbox Series X|S, backwards compatible titles load faster than ever. Earlier this week, for example, we saw how The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt skips entire loading screens whenever fast travel is used. Now, we've got yet another look at just how quick load times are on Microsoft's next-generation system, with the Xbox 360...
News Rare's Banjo-Kazooie Releasing As A Smash Bros. amiibo In 2021
The bear and bird are back
Steve and Alex from Minecraft weren't the only characters under the Xbox Game Studios banner to feature in Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate broadcast yesterday. At the very end of the show, game director Masahiro Sakurai gave fans a first look at the amiibo for the Rare duo Banjo-Kazooie. It'll be arriving in 2021,...
E3 2015 Rare Replay Will Bring 30 Classic Rare Games to Xbox One This August
30 games for $30
During Microsoft's E3 press briefing it was announced that Rare Replay, a collection of 30 classic games from developer Rare, will be coming to Xbox One on August 4th. The trailer (which you can view below) showed a broad range of titles from Rare's history – dating back to the NES days and before – all bundled into one package...