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Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts Demo Goes Live

Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts Demo Goes Live

The latest entry in Rare’s epic tale of bird meets bear is now available for download via Xbox Live Marketplace. The demo for Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts weighs in at 1.07GB of precious, precious hard disk space, and allows you to take control of the dynamic duo as they…

Banjo Kazooie’s Japan Inspired Backpack

Banjo Kazooie’s Japan Inspired Backpack

While visiting the Xbox Japan offices, Rare gave a Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts walk through, talking up the game. “It’s good to be back in Japan, because Banjo was inspired by Japan,” studio boss Mark Betteridge. Apparently, the character’s backpack was inspired by backpacks that Japanese children carry around.

Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts Hands-On Impressions

Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts Hands-On Impressions

It has been ten years and two console generations since the team of Banjo and Kazooie stormed the Nintendo 64 to rave reviews and not much has changed, at least not much for platformers, or so say Rare. “We felt the platform genre hasn’t really evolved much,” said one of…