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Yooka-Laylee Hops Onto Nintendo Switch December 14

Following an update on the progression of the port, there’s good news for 3D platformer fans out there with Yooka-Laylee coming to the Nintendo Switch on December 14, 2017, according to…

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Yooka-Laylee Review – Flying Lizard Monster

Yooka-Laylee is strange. It has everything I would want in a game, and yet when I finished it I felt hollow. There was some relief, but it was mostly due…

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Yooka-Laylee Release Comes With Day One Patch, No Play Anywhere Support

Today marks the official release date of Yooka-Laylee, spiritual successor to platforming-juggernaut Banjo-Kazooie and one of Kickstarter’s biggest success stories. Following a massive £2 million Kickstarter campaign and almost two…

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Yooka-Laylee First Impressions – Platforming Reptile

I have something to confess. I’m going into Yooka-Laylee fresh, and I’ve never played a Rare platformer of this type. That’s right, no Banjo-Kazooie, no Donkey Kong 64, and no Conker’s Bad Fur…

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Yooka-Laylee

Yooka-Laylee is made by Playtonic Games and is published by Team 17 Digital Ltd. It is a 3D Platformer Collectathon, and is the spiritual successor to Banjo & Kazooie. At the…

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Nintendo Direct Recap – Nindies Showcase 2.28.17

Nintendo’s “Nindies Showcase” Nintendo Direct just wrapped up a short while ago. This particular Nintendo Direct was emceed by Damon Baker, Sr. Manager of Partner Management at Nintendo. It was…

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Yooka Laylee Multiplayer Modes Revealed

Yooka Laylee, the spiritual successor to Rare’s classic platformer Banjo Kazooie, is getting close to its April 11th release date. Their latest news has included the first look at one…

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E3 2016 – Yooka-Laylee Presentation and Interview

We had the opportunity to attend a presentation with Playtonic Games to see a gameplay demo of Yooka-Laylee. For those unfamiliar, Yooka-Laylee is considered by many to be a spiritual…

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Yooka-Laylee Beta for Backers Launches This July

When Playtonic Games launched their Kickstarter campaign for Yooka-Laylee on May 1st of last year, the project reached its funding goal in under an hour. Since then, Playtonic has been…

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[Update] Banjo-Kazooie Spiritual Successor, Yooka-Laylee, Starts Kickstarter Campaign

UPDATE: The Kickstarter started today, you can visit the Yooka-Laylee Kickstarter page here. Yooka-Laylee reached its funding goal today in about 40 minutes, and as of this update, at 10:28…