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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: […]

    0
  • 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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Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts Latest

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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: […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • New Banjo trailer shows more of Showdown Town

    Rare’s released a new trailer of Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts, showing off more of the Showdown Town mission hub bit of the updated adventure. Bits of this look beautiful, to be frank. And it’s got snow in it, so we’re fine with that. After the break.

  • Rare ditched straight Banjo remake in favour of Nuts & Bolts

    According to this MTV piece, Rare actually set out to make a straight Banjo remake, even including the same worlds as the original, but binned the idea because it “wasn’t the way” the team wanted to go. “We started off thinking, ‘Okay, let’s do almost a clever remake of the original, where we have the […]

  • Banjo Kazooie XBLA images released

    On Gamespot. The shots show a nice graphical upgrade for the ancient platformer. We’ll be playing this, as we’re sentimental old souls. You can get the game free with a pre-order for Nuts & Bolts, or you can wait a bit and buy it from Arcade later on. Details here.

  • Rare outlines Banjo XBLA pre-order details

    Rare popped us a mail this afternoon to clarify how you’re going to be able to get the original Banjo-Kazooie through XBLA for free by ordering Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts. From Rare’s site: This time we’ve rounded up all the details to date on the Nuts & Bolts pre-order scheme with the Banjo-Kazooie XBLA […]

  • Banjo XBLA coming November 26

    Microsoft announced today that the Banjo-Kazooie XBLA remake will be ready to download on November 26 for 1200 Microsoft Points. For those of you can’t wait that long, if you pre-order Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts, then you can get Banjo XBLA as early as November 14 along with your copy of the game. Also, […]

  • Banjo: “This is a new concept in games”

    Banjo dev boss Salvatore Fileccia has detailed the thinking bahind Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts in a new interview with GamerScoreBlog, calling the reinvention a “new concept in games.” “This is not just a platformer,” he said. “Obviously, Banjo has a deep history in platformers, and part of that is in the game, so we […]

  • Even more hands-on with Banjo posted

    Want to know what more sites think of the latest Banjo build? Thought so. New hands-on impressions have been posted by VG, GamesRadar and GameZine this afternoon, easily providing enough words to run you into the weekend. Hit this for more, if that lot isn’t enough.

  • “Barely a quarter” of Banjo revealed, says Rare

    Speaking to VG at a recent London event, Rare senior animator Elissa Miller said that only a fraction of Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts has been shown so far, and that the game itself is huge. “There are two entire game worlds that nobody has seen yet – we might be revealing those at Tokyo,” […]

  • More hands-on with Banjo, new shots posted

    Lots of new hands-on impressions from Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts just went live, so waste you evening reading what IGN, Eurogamer, Gamespot and CVG think of the Rare bear adventure. What IGN thinks: We’re quite sure Rare’s claims of endless replayability will hold true too if you get into Nuts & Bolts’ admittedly excellent […]

  • Banjo Nuts & Bolts was originally a platformer

    According to this OXM story, Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts started out as a traditional platformer before it was boosted into the vehicular behemoth we’re going to get this Christmas. Not the greatest shock in the world, but there we are. “What we didn’t want to do was to just do another Banjo Kazooie which was […]