The answer to the title is “no” – no one cares about the new Banjo Kazooie that is likely to be released. Let us break down the modern history of Rare.
Star Fox Adventures – stuck so close to the Zelda formula I’m not sure why they bothered.
Grabbed by the Ghoulies – I almost forgot this one.
Kameo – Less memorable than the PS2 launch titles
Perfect Dark Zero – The biggest joke so far this generation.
Viva Pinata – I did forget about this one. Let’s just say it launched with a cartoon from 4kids Entertainment. They knew what they were doing all along.
Rare has not been relevant in years, and I think has been a good thing for gaming. It means we have not been subjugated to insane amounts of item collecting and character names based on bad puns and stereotypes. → Read the rest