Gregg Mayles

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 […]

Gregg Mayles headlines

  • Rare shrugs off Moore comments, says focus is key

    Speaking to MTV, Rare boss Gregg Mayles has shrugged off Peter Moore’s opinion that the studio lacks relevance in the modern industry, saying that he just sticks to his plan. “I don’t take much notice about what people say about our games I work on, whether positive or negative,” he said. “I think you just […]

  • New Banjo will shake up "stale" platform adventuring genre, says Rare

    Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts dev lead Gregg Mayles reckons platform adventuring of old is over – and the new Rare game is the true evolution. “It’s true that anyone wanting a carbon copy of the previous two games will be disappointed, so I’m not even going to make out that it is,” he said […]