New ‘Rare-style’ Platformer from Playtonic Games
Strap in Rare lovers, if you happen to be a fan of 90's era platformers like Banjo-Kazooie
or find yourself obsessively stalking the team that made it, you're in luck twice over today!
, a studio comprised of key veteran ex-Rare
staff have just announced their newest title, Project: Ukelele, which seems to take inspiration from their previous exploits.
Below is the only promotional image released so far, which seems to showcase a pair of animals in a thick of bush - if we didn't know any better we would reckon that the eyes seem to lean toward some sort of almost-but-not-quite aviary ursine duo that skim close to copyright but never quite dips in:
With the team featuring the talents of a programmer behind Donkey Kong Country
, a character artist from Banjo-Kazooie
and the artist that brought them all together, Project: Ukelele has its roots firmly in some Rare
Want to see more? The first glimpse at the spiritual Banjo-successor will be shown off in Edge Magazine to be released February 12th.
In the meantime, you can keep yourselves up to date by following the official Playtonic GamesTwitter
, liking their Facebook
page and signing up for their newsletter through their newfangled website
Color us excited!
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