“Very pleased” Banjo-Kasui’s arrival with rare Xbox studio keys
Yesterday was a sweet and bitter moment Banjo Kasui You have access to the Nintendo Switch online expansion pack service.
How wonderful to see iconic developers in the UK returning to the Nintendo operating system after a long day. It’s been almost 20 years since Microsoft bought Rare, and if you will, it’s been almost 24 years since the original Banjo-Kazooie game was released on the N64.
Lee Abe, a writer and designer who joined Rear in the 1990s, used the online version of Camin Switch to reflect the company’s Nintendo era – noting how “very happy” he was to be able to reconnect with an old friend. Bird and bear for Nintendo’s new generation:
“The issue of the revival of classic, rare games for Switch audiences has been a question people have been asking for a long time, so we’re very happy to be able to work with Nintendo to bring Pierre and Bird to this site.”
If you are wondering, the switch version is the “original” N64 because many will remember it:
“As with other titles available, this version of Banjo-Kazooie is the original Nintendo 64 version. If you grow up with a generation of consoles later, we expect a new band of players to become washers at Mambo Jumbo, away from shark sneaker and meeting Grundy’s Furness for the first time.”
In addition to the kind words shared on Rare’s blog, here are some posts shared by Rare and some of his team members who worked at Banjo-Kazooie:
Will you try the Banjo-Kazooie Switch this weekend? What other rare N64 games would you like to return to the Nintendo Hybrid operating system? Tell me below.
“A social media addict. Zombie fanatic. Loves to travel. Who is obsessed with music. Bacon expert.
“Professional coffee fan. Total beer nerd. Hardcore reader. Alcohol fanatic. Evil twitter buff. Friendly tv scholar.”