Who killed Rare?

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User Info: carljenk

carljenk
3 years ago#11
Vehicles in Banjo Kazooie killed Rare.

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User Info: SoulTrapper

SoulTrapper
3 years ago#12
carljenk posted...
Vehicles in Banjo Kazooie killed Rare.

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Nuts and Bolts killed the Banjo series.

The reason it Nuts and Bolts was a very different type of game, was Microsoft.

User Info: teeebz

teeebz
3 years ago#13
krystyla posted...
I don't know about you but I loved Kameo and Viva Piņata, heck Viva Piņata is one of my favourite games of last gen.


Kameo had old school flavor which was refreshing and viva piņata was fun. I want a true banjo successor!
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User Info: 95_Eclipse

95_Eclipse
3 years ago#14
SoulTrapper posted...
These posts from a former Rare employee tell the story of how the Banjo series came to it's untimely end:

http://i.imgur.com/5BhsaUL.jpg


Damn, that's depressing.
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User Info: SegavsCapcom

SegavsCapcom
3 years ago#15
Jinjos killed Rare.

No one suspected the jinjos.
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User Info: MonicasBack

MonicasBack
3 years ago#16
Who cares about Nuts and Bolts, look what they did to PDZ!
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User Info: Robin_Mask

Robin_Mask
3 years ago#17
Darkside_Shadow posted...
But in my opinion Rare died when those guys left to form Free Radical to make Timesplitters.
Nothing really good has come from Rare since then.


Funny enough, this is the best example.

It doesn't matter what company it is, people come and go for development teams. Best example is Street Fighter, every entry has different people behind it, just how Ono is the director for SFIV, I doubt he was that heavily involved in the past games.
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User Info: Batistute

Batistute
3 years ago#18
95_Eclipse posted...
SoulTrapper posted...
These posts from a former Rare employee tell the story of how the Banjo series came to it's untimely end:

http://i.imgur.com/5BhsaUL.jpg


Damn, that's depressing.
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User Info: InninXI

InninXI
3 years ago#19
Microsoft and Kinect killed Rare.
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User Info: krystyla

krystyla
3 years ago#20
InninXI posted...
Microsoft and Kinect killed Rare.


Rare was given free reign for years and they didn't deliver. Most of their talent left before the MS acquisition. It was a real misinvestment and rare would have gone under eventually because Nintendo didn't want to buy them.
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