Entries in 'rare' (16)

Rare co-founders to receive top honour at Develop Awards

Rare co-founders to receive top honour at Develop Awards

Tim and Chris Stamper will be jointly named as this year’s Development Legends at the Develop Industry Excellence Awards on the night of July 15th.

on Jul 1st 2015 at 3:00PM in News
MICROSOFT: Rare announces brand new Xbox One IP, Rare Replay collection

MICROSOFT: Rare announces brand new Xbox One IP, Rare Replay collection

Banjo-Kazooie creator Rare has come out in full force at Microsoft's E3 press conference.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 15th 2015 at 6:45PM in News
E3 2015: When is the Xbox conference?

E3 2015: When is the Xbox conference?

Microsoft’s pre-E3 press conference will start at 5:30pm in the UK on Monday, June 15th – 9:30am in Los Angeles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 14th 2015 at 3:14AM in News

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Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee hits Kickstarter this week

Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee hits Kickstarter this week

Playtonic Games' Kickstarter campaign for Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Yooka-Laylee is scheduled to begin later today.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 1st 2015 at 6:56AM in News
Rare isn't making a new Conker game, but Conker IS coming to Project Spark

Rare isn't making a new Conker game, but Conker IS coming to Project Spark

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has confirmed that whatever it is Rare may be working on, it isn’t a new Conker game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 10:45AM in News

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2015 'is a HUGE year for Rare'

2015 'is a HUGE year for Rare'

The head of music at UK developer Rare has suggested that the studio will unveil at least one new title in 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2015 at 10:02AM in News
Spencer: I don't want the Rare brand to mean Kinect Sports

Spencer: I don't want the Rare brand to mean Kinect Sports

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has once again reiterated Microsoft’s desire to ensure that Rare isn’t left languishing in a post-Kinect haze.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2014 at 11:10AM in News
Layoffs at Rare following Kinect Sports Rivals sales disappointment

Layoffs at Rare following Kinect Sports Rivals sales disappointment

An unspecified number of jobs have been lost at Microsoft owned developer Rare.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2014 at 3:27PM in News
Microsoft and Rare are 'evaluating what to do next'

Microsoft and Rare are 'evaluating what to do next'

Will the upcoming un-bundling of Kinect have any negative ramifications for Microsoft's Rare studio?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2014 at 10:05AM in News

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Banjo-Kazooie composer says proposed spiritual successor called off

Banjo-Kazooie composer says proposed spiritual successor called off

Proposed Banjo-Kazooie spiritual successor Mingy Jongo has been canceled, franchise composer Grant Kirkhope has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2014 at 3:36AM in News
Kinect Sports Rivals Preseason free to all Xbox One owners

Kinect Sports Rivals Preseason free to all Xbox One owners

A free trial version of Kinect Sports Rivals will be made available as a download for all Xbox One owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 3:24PM in News
MICROSOFT: Kinect Sports Rivals available at Xbox One launch

MICROSOFT: Kinect Sports Rivals available at Xbox One launch

Rare's best-selling sporting mini-game collection will return when Xbox One launches this November.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 10th 2013 at 7:39PM in News