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« on: February 16, 2015, 04:40:49 PM »
Yooka-Laylee



Announced by Playtonic Games (Tuesday, February 10, 2015)! The spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie! Will come to all platforms, including Wii U. Release: October 2016 (Worldwide).

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What they're calling Project Ukulele is a spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie being developed by Playtonic Games
They're a bunch of Ex-Rare developers.
They're making this game for PC, and have said it's possible they could work with Nintendo to have this game in the Wii U.
If it's any good, I'd love to see it on the Wii U.
I missed out in Banjo-Kazooie myself, so hopefully it would be similar.
They've been bringing in several more Ex-Rare people lately, so it's looking good right now.
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Re: Project Ukulele
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2015, 04:51:06 PM »
Yeah, they just brought in Wise, Kirkhope, and Burke for the soundtracks.

Banjo-Kazooe back in the day were great games. I loved the platforming and collecting objects, like notes and jiggies. Hopefully they can make a deal with Nintendo to have this game on the Wii U.

Luma Party, you definitely missed out back then. Those Banjo games were stellar titles to play.

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Re: Project Ukulele
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2015, 05:05:04 PM »
Luma Party, you definitely missed out back then. Those Banjo games were stellar titles to play.
I'm hoping Nintendo finally goes through with putting N64 games on Wii U Virtual Console.
They released the original Banjo Kazooie on the Wii VC, so hopefully I could finally get a chance to play it.
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Re: Project Ukulele
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2015, 05:11:25 PM »
Luma Party, you definitely missed out back then. Those Banjo games were stellar titles to play.
I'm hoping Nintendo finally goes through with putting N64 games on Wii U Virtual Console.
They released the original Banjo Kazooie on the Wii VC, so hopefully I could finally get a chance to play it.
No, they never released Banjo-Kazooie for the Wii Virtual Console. Banjo-Kazooie was a game made by Rare, and Microsoft owns Rare. Rare owns the Banjo-Kazooie IP. Banjo-Kazooie and Banjo-Tooie will never be released for the Virtual Console as long as Rare owns the IP, which Microsoft owns the company, as well.

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Re: Project Ukulele
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2015, 07:16:11 PM »
You can get a digital version of Banjo Kazooie and Banjo Tooie on the Xbox 360 though.

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Re: Project Ukulele
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2015, 07:30:11 AM »
Luma Party, you definitely missed out back then. Those Banjo games were stellar titles to play.
I'm hoping Nintendo finally goes through with putting N64 games on Wii U Virtual Console.
They released the original Banjo Kazooie on the Wii VC, so hopefully I could finally get a chance to play it.
No, they never released Banjo-Kazooie for the Wii Virtual Console. Banjo-Kazooie was a game made by Rare, and Microsoft owns Rare. Rare owns the Banjo-Kazooie IP. Banjo-Kazooie and Banjo-Tooie will never be released for the Virtual Console as long as Rare owns the IP, which Microsoft owns the company, as well.
I could swear they did...
Either  that or it was DKC they released and they talked about Banjo Kazooie possibly releasing.

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Re: Project Ukulele
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2015, 04:31:40 PM »
Playtonic will be presenting info about Project Ukulele at EGX Rezzed.
Source.

Not exactly sure what "Rezzed" is but at least they're presenting something.


Here's some concept art from the EDGE Issue they were featured in.

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Re: Project Ukulele
« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2015, 04:38:44 PM »
Nice. That hidden character (second from top) looks like Banjo, only bigger and a nose that seems to be that of a rhino.

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Re: Project Ukulele
« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2015, 10:13:52 AM »
In-Game Worlds from their EGX Rezzed appearance:

Spoiler: Clear Larger Version (click to show/hide)



Spoiler: Clear Larger Version (click to show/hide)

They're starting a Kickstarter Fundraiser in May, and have opened a forum:
Playtonic Forums

Here is some concept art from a Guardian issue they were featured in a couple days ago:


Spoiler (click to show/hide)
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Re: Project Ukulele
« Reply #9 on: March 14, 2015, 02:11:39 PM »
>kickstarter

oh jeez
hey

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Re: Project Ukulele
« Reply #10 on: March 16, 2015, 06:34:57 PM »
Discussion by GameXplain about this. Pretty interesting actually.


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Re: Project Ukulele
« Reply #11 on: March 16, 2015, 08:52:59 PM »
>kickstarter

oh jeez
They say the project will still continue even if Kickstarter fails.

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Re: Project Ukulele
« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2015, 04:57:46 PM »
>kickstarter

oh jeez
They say the project will still continue even if Kickstarter fails.
kickstarter and video games have a bad relationship.

granted there's a difference between people with little to no background running a kickstarter and people with industry experience doing it. i'm still skeptical
hey

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Re: Project Ukulele
« Reply #13 on: March 22, 2015, 01:49:04 PM »


This guy is codenamed "Keith the Minion" and will fight the heroes at some point.

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Re: Project Ukulele
« Reply #14 on: March 23, 2015, 06:48:02 AM »
I never played or seen Banjo-kazooe but this seems pretty cool....I guess......I hope.....I think?