This Real Life Banjo-Kazooie Video Takes Place In The Most Australian…

In a world where a new ‘real life’ Mario YouTube clip is created every minute I feel the need to reward this attempt at creating a real life Banjo-Kazooie video. It might just be the nostalgia talking, but I found this hilarious. I also love that the creator managed to convince his Mum to play Gruntilda! » 4/17/13 3:30am 4/17/13 3:30am

The Most Horrifying Moments In Gaming (For A Ten-Year-Old In The 90's)

My love for video games started when my dad bought a Super Nintendo home in the mid 90's. But as much fun as I had playing then, my young, impressionable brain was also scarred by a handful of gaming moments that left an indelible mark on my psyche. Even if those moments don't scare me anymore, I remember the first… » 3/02/12 11:30pm 3/02/12 11:30pm

[Updated] Gold Lancer Removed; Consider Lootathon Over

OK, gang. I think the fun is over. Many of you pointed out that the Golden Lancer for Gears of War 2 is now either 99999 points or won't download. I tried to cue it up again and got the can't-download notice. Then the lancer was stripped from my hard drive. But I showed them!!! I put it on a memory unit before… » 11/22/08 4:00pm 11/22/08 4:00pm

Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts Review: Aw, Nuts

Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts » 11/11/08 4:40pm 11/11/08 4:40pm is the third proper console entry in the Rare-developed series, founded on the Nintendo 64, one that steers the former action-adventure platformer into new territory. Gone are the -like romps traipsing through green mountain sides and caves dripping with molten magma, replaced by driving…

Justify Your Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts

If anything, we're now guilty of giving too » 10/13/08 10:00pm 10/13/08 10:00pm much direction on justifying one's game. Rare's Neill Harrison took advantage of our goodwill, which is letting developers and producers prep ahead of time for Justify Your Game, resulting in carefully planned elevator pitches. For , Harrison pretty much nails it following…

Pre-Order Specifics for Claiming Free Banjo Kazooie

We reported last week that you can grab Banjo Kazooie on XBLA in November » 9/28/08 1:00pm 9/28/08 1:00pm for 1,200 points. Or you can snag it free by pre-ordering Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts. Rare helpfully, and , put out info on which retailers are specifically offering free download codes with pre-orders. They are: • United States: Amazon,…

Banjo-Kazooie Hits XBLA In November, Tooie Next Year

Microsoft has announced that Rare's original Nintendo 64 platformer Banjo-Kazooie will be showing up for purchase on Xbox Live Arcade on November for 1200 Microsoft points. The game has been updated with with requisite achievements and mysterious graphical upgrades, which I certainly hope amount to more than bars on… » 9/24/08 2:00pm 9/24/08 2:00pm