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Team17 Announce "Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair" For E3 2019

“Yooka-Laylee And The Impossible Lair” Receives A New Trailer

Publisher Team17 and developer Playtonic Games have released a brand new trailer for Yooka-Laylee And The Impossible Lair this week. The trailer shows off more of the game’s mechanics when it comes to the changing of levels, specifically when you can flood them with water and change them into water levels. Or add ice to […]

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Team17 Showed Us “Yooka Laylee and the Impossible Lair” at E3

During our time at E3 2019, we got a chance to visit with Team17 and check out one of their new games on the way, Yooka Laylee and the Impossible Lair. The team basically guided us through the game‘s early stages as we learned that this is a rather unique platformer in the idea that […]

Team17 Announce "Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair" For E3 2019

Team17 Announce “Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair” For E3 2019

We got a bit of a surprise today from Team17 as the company announced a new Yooka-Laylee game for E3 with Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair. We don’t have a ton of information out about the game yet beyond what was released earlier today. We do know it will be released on all three major […]

Yooka-Laylee Finally Gets Release Date For Nintendo Switch – And It’s Soon

After the huge fanfare of its announcement and successful Kickstarter campaign, Yooka-Laylee finally found its way into fans hands earlier this year. For better or worse, it was exactly what it was advertised as – a Banjo-Kazooie inspired collectathon. However, there has been one portion of the audience that remained uncatered too and it seems their wait […]

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 […]

Shovel Knight Will Be In Yooka-Laylee

Yooka-Laylee just closed EGX with a panel about the game, it had a pretty unexpected surprise too. Playtonic Games have just announced that Shovel Knight will be guest starring in Yooka-Laylee. The developer approached Yacht Club Games when Team17 floated the idea of a guest character in the game. Take a look at the announcement here: […]

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: […]

Yooka-Laylee Gets New Photos Plus Talk Of A New Demo And Release Date Details

Yooka-Laylee has been a little quiet of late, which is probably a good thing. It means that developer Playtonic has probably been hard at work on the game. But, indeed they’ve finally re-emerged to tell us more about the title. In a website, PlayTonic shared these three photos from the title. It certainly looks to […]

Yooka-Laylee Gets A New Character Called Trowzer (Who’s A Snake)

Yooka-Laylee is really beginning to look charming. Not that it didn’t already, but I’m in love with this new character they revealed on the game’s Kickstarter page. The character is called Trowzer and it appears he will be one of the vendors in the game. The post explains that: Trowzer is a business-snake whose career never […]


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 […]

Yooka-Laylee Are The Protagonists Of ‘That’ Banjo Kazooie Spiritual Successor

Remember that project that was touted as the spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie? Well, some of the heads of that series have banded together to finally reveal that Project Ukelele is in fact called… Yooka-Laylee. Gosh. Even that hyphen is giving me a good, nostalgic vibe. IGN revealed that the two cute characters are Yooka, a chameleon, […]