This morning's big news: the crowdfunded 3D platformer Yooka-Laylee will be out on April 11, which should be right in time for Nintendo Switch and a new 3D Mario game. Will 2017 be the Year Of 3D Platformers? No, probably not. But a man can dream.
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For about the last seven years, Grant Kirkhope has been trying to convince people in the gaming industry that it's time to make a game similar to 1998's Banjo-Kazooie, one of the great 3D platformers of the Nintendo 64 era. Says Kirkhope: "I was told: 'Grant, you're talking nonsense. No one wants this game. Platformers are dead.'"