Rare’s classic adventure game is now available on Xbox Live Arcade!
You are Banjo, a honey bear on the hunt for your kidnapped sister, Tooty. By your side or actually on your back is your trusty friend, the red gull Kazooie. You’ll have to travel through 10 different worlds, but to unlock the doors to those worlds, you’ll need to find jigsaw puzzles and musical notes. Banjo and Kazooie each have different abilities to help you on your quest, and you can switch between the two in order to get the job done.
This Xbox Live Arcade version of Banjo-Kazooie is a special treat for fans of the franchise, as it incorporates the lost “Stop ‘N’ Swop” feature, which was built into the original release of the game and would have allowed gamers to connect together play sessions with this game and its sequel. That feature was lost in development, but now players can finally take advantage of Stop ‘N’ Swop with the Xbox debut of Banjo — collecting Mystery Eggs in the original game will gamers gamers secret bonuses in Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts!