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Yooka-Laylee Devs Have Given Us A Rap Song

As part of their stretch goals on their Kickstarter campaign for Yooka-Laylee, the team at Playtonic has gifted us with a Yooka-Laylee rap. Several of the devs at Playtonic have backgrounds at Rare, where they included a Donkey Kong rap as part of Donkey Kong 64. This is just a continuation of an old tradition, but it is pretty […]

JonTron Out As Voice In ‘Yooka-Laylee’

The move isn’t all that shocking, but it should come as no surprise to anyone that JonTron was going to see some kind of pushback from his commentary. Unlike others who have lost creative ventures, this one is going to sting a little more in the creative side than the financial side. The YouTube star […]

Yooka-Laylee Finally Gets A Release Date Alongside New Gameplay Trailer

Yooka-Laylee has been sometime coming now after its successful Kickstarter. The Banjo-Kazooie successor certainly looks to be living up to that legacy, with more or less any footage you see of the game oozing similarities. We finally have a release date for the game too. Finally we’ve been informed that the game will launch April […]

Yooka-Laylee Has Been Delayed, But Here Is A Trailer to Make Up For It

A lot of people are understandably excited for Yooka-Laylee. Bringing back the 3D platforming genre that was so big in the PlayStation and N64 era, especially from the creators of Banjo and Kazooie, is something to get 90s nostalgia whirring. Sadly, it the game has been delayed, pushing it out of 2016. Fret not though: […]


Category: Video Games – Episode 38: Yooka Laylee

Another week has gone by and that means it’s time for another Category: Video Games. If you are joining us for the first time, this is the podcast where me, Laura Kate Dale and Andre Miller sit down to talk about the video game news of the week. This week, we talked a lot about Playtonic’s Yooka-Laylee, success and what […]

Yooka-Laylee Breaks £1 Million And Runs Out Of Stretch Goals In Under 24 Hours

The Yooka-Laylee train keeps going and it doesn’t look like it is going to stop anytime soon. Yesterday, I brought you news that the ‘spiritual successor’ to Banjo-Kazooie had blown past it’s Kickstarter funding in just 45 minutes. Today, less than 24 hours later, the project has now run out of stretch goals. The campaign has already […]

Yooka-Laylee Destroyed Its KickStarter Goal In 45 Minutes

That was fast. Earlier, I talked about the reveal of the Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee and mentioned the game was launching a campaign on KickStarter today. As it turns out there was quite a big desire for this kind of game. The campaign to fund the title reached its £175k goal in just 45 minutes. At the […]

Project Ukulele Is Starting A Kickstarter In May – Check Out First Screenshots

EGX Rezzed came to a close yesterday, but before it did, all eyes were on the Playtonic panel for Project Ukulele. This was the public’s first look at the ‘Banjo-Kazooie successor‘, so excitement was high. Eurogamer reported that the developer announced intentions to run a Kickstarter in May. Playtonic’s Gavin Price explained: We honestly weren’t expecting […]