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Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts added to GoD

Nelson‘s just confirmed that Rare’s Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts is now available on Live through Games on Demand. It’s priced at £19.99, and is available everywhere bar Japan. Queue it up here.

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Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts headlines

  • Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts DLC gets screens and movie

    Rare just released screens of its upcoming Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts DLC, L.O.G.’s Lost Challenges. Get them after the break. There’s a movie of it on Live Marketplace now as well. It’s out on April 7. Get details here.

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  • Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts DLC confirmed for April 7

    Microsoft just confirmed an April 7 release for L.O.G.’s Lost Challenges DLC pack for Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts. The pack will feature an extra 250 achievement points, 12 new challenges and 7 new multiplayer games. Yours for 400 MS Points. Press release after the break.

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  • DLC for Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts coming soon

    Rare’s confirmed that Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts DLC will be announced next week. According to Lord of Games (L.O.G.) himself: “If all goes well, you’ll soon be able to experience a little something that I devised during a spare moment in exile from the Palace lounge as the Lady of Games watched some kind of […]

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  • Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts sold under 150k units in the US last year

    According to Gamespot, NPD figures show that Rare’s Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts sold just 140,000 copies in the US last year. Gamespot had enquired about 360 exclusives outside of the all format top ten and NPD revealed that in comparison, Fable II sold 1.2 million units. The piece goes on to say that 360 and […]

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  • Banjo "does" Paris - video

    Rare’s put out a promo video of everyone’s favourite bear going to Paris to get a jiggy off the top of the Eiffel Tower. Obviously, he can only reach it by cursing “traditional platforming” and building a plane. It’s a statement of fact. After the break.

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  • XBLA Banjo delayed to December 3

    This 1UP report contains a quote from Microsoft admitting that not all those who pre-ordered Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts received their code to get the original Banjo from XBLA, as well as a note saying the game’s release has now been delayed until December 3. “We are aware that some consumers who preordered Banjo-Kazooie: […]

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  • Rare mentions new games in Banjo, is almost certainly "a joke"

    Rare’s included mention of new Killer Instinct, Jet Force Gemini, Battletoads and Grabbed by the Ghoulies games in Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts, as you can see on CrankyGamersUK, leading people on the internet to assume they’re actually being made. Just a hunch: we suspect it may be a leg-pulling exercise. Still, we can but […]

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  • Banjo launches in the US

    Rare’s announced that Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts has launched in the US. By way of celebration, the UK developer’s offering the chance to play against members of the team on November 23. From the press release: As a special treat, on November 23, players will get the opportunity to go head-to-head against the developers of […]

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  • Rare apologises over Banjo SD text issue

    Rare’s issued an apology over last week’s favourite storm dans le teacup, the issue of whether or not players with SD TVs would be able to read text in Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts. Text in the retail version is too small to be read properly, apparently. “Apologies for any crossed wires and confusion since […]

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  • Rare to fix Banjo text size for SD TVs

    According to this Mundorare article, Rare’s volte-faced on the Banjo SD text issue, and has now said it will be fixed. “It has come to our attention that people are experiencing subtitle readability issues with Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts on Standard Definition TVs,” said Rare community boss George Kelion. “We would like to assure […]

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  • Banjo reviews get brighter - round-up

    Come on, little bear. A few more Banjo reviews have gone live, and it’s all looking rosy. Here’s everything so far: Eurogamer – 7 1UP – A- Videogamer – 9 IGN – 8.3 IGN UK – 6.5 Team Xbox – 7.4 Meristation – 8.5

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  • Banjo goes for 7 on Eurogamer

    Eurogamer’s put a 7/10 on Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts. Worth noting IGN’s score of 8.3 if you missed it this morning. Snip from the EG review: Whereas a traditional platform game could survive a sequence of poor levels, or even succeed in spite of a majority with a world as lovely as this, with […]

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  • First Banjo review published - IGN goes with 8.3

    IGN’s published the first review of Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts, giving the bird-bear reboot 8.3/10. Summing up: Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts is a game that never stopped being fun for me. It’s an odd duck that doesn’t fit into any conventional game genres and probably isn’t right for everybody. Despite its friendly appearance, Nuts […]

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  • Banjo demo on Live now

    The Major’s just confirmed that the Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts demo is now up on Live. Blurb: [ESRB: E10+ (Everyone 10+) CARTOON VIOLENCE,COMIC MISCHIEF] Build awe-inspiring vehicles and tackle the Jiggy challenges in any way you see fit! Show your creations off over Xbox LIVE. It’s 1.07Gb, all regions. Go go go.

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  • Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts gets firm release date

    Microsoft has announced that Rare bear, Banjo Kazooie’s third outing entitled, Nuts & Bolts, will be released on November 14. Rare recently confirmed that a demo was “completed or in certification”, so if you’re still not convinced, you’ll hopefully be able to try before you buy. Check out all of our Banjo coverage here. Press […]

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  • Banjo demo "completed or is in certification"

    Rare’s Mike Wilson has posted on the official Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts forums to say a demo for the game is completed and should ship before release. “As far as I am aware, the demo is completed or is in certification,” he said. “A ‘demo coming soon’ image on Xbox Live is fair enough. […]

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  • Gears of War 2 and Banjo Nuts & Bolts at Eurogamer Expo

    Eurogamer has revealed that Gears of War 2 and Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts will feature at the first Eurogamer Expo, taking place at the Old Truman Brewery in London on October 28 and 29. Videogaming247 recently signed a media sponsorship deal with the Expo and we can’t wait to break “all the news as […]

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  • Banjo screens make it out of Tokyo

    Rare’s released its set of new Banjo images from TGS, as seen after the break. We’re very much looking forward to finally getting our hands on this. It’s out on November 14 in Europe.

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  • GameTrailers posts huge Banjo walkthrough from Tokyo

    Here and here. The two movies show vehicle-building, the jiggy progression system and lots, lots more. Whatever your feelings on the whole vehicle “thing,” there’s no doubting the quality here. Watch. Thanks, Blerk.

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