Rumour: Banjo Kazooie Karting In Sega All-Stars Racing

Sonic the Hedgehog's list of furry friends may be expanding in Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, as purported box art for the Xbox 360 version of the Sega game shows Rare's Banjo and Kazooie.

Fan site Sonic Stadium spotted the box art—with a little help from—at designer Chris Lewis' personal web site, a site which has since been stripped of just about everything. While the box art could be nothing more than a mock up, the inclusion of other mascots fits in with another Sega-based rumour.

You may remember that an internal Sega document outlined the publisher's plans for including mascot characters in Sonic & Sega All Stars Racing. That document specifically mentioned "characters from Rare or Fable universes" even though it was apparently culled from a meeting with Sony.

The inclusion of Banjo and Kazooie—and what appears to be a vehicle from the recent Banjo-Kazooie Nuts & Bolts—makes a lot of sense. Whether it makes fact remains to be seen, but we're reaching out to Sega to verify.

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    Your kidding me right?

    The back of the box art has the exact same renders as those from nuts and bolts.

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