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Thomper
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(05-10-2006, 09:44 PM)
At least this means we won't be getting an Xboy for the coming year, as Rare's handheldteam is hard at work on Diddy Kong Racing, as Cubed3 reports. Interesting...
littlewig
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(05-10-2006, 09:44 PM)
Perfect Dark DS on the way, I do hope so.
Kevtones
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(05-10-2006, 09:45 PM)
Diddy Kong Racing has aged better then almost every other N64 game.
RSP
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(05-10-2006, 09:45 PM)
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Will banjo make the game?

Hope he does, along with TT and that chicken guy.

edit; drumstick
syllogism
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(05-10-2006, 09:45 PM)
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It's also better than Mario Kart 64 :themoreyouknow:
soundwave05
Just doesn't get it.
Over and over and over again.
(05-10-2006, 09:46 PM)
Wow, that is interesting.

Banjo-Kazooie DS up next?

I always wanted a sequel to DKR, even though I prefer the Mario Kart series.
speedpop
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(05-10-2006, 09:46 PM)
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Man DKR was the shit back on N64. It ate MK64 for breakfast, lunch, tea and fucking supper. I hope they have that crazy elephant in the central hub zone again. He was trippin' with his gay "da-da-da-dum-da-da-dum" songs.

If it has WiFi online, I am going to splooge all over this.
levious
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(05-10-2006, 09:46 PM)

Originally Posted by syllogism

It's also better than Mario Kart 64 :themoreyouknow:

only in single player, but yeah, I'd agree.
AniHawk
Cranky. Very cranky.
Rather sarcastic to boot.
(05-10-2006, 09:47 PM)
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That is SO freaking weird.
Blackcherry
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(05-10-2006, 09:48 PM)
...what? Rare?
Firest0rm
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(05-10-2006, 09:48 PM)
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Nintendo completely got the upper hand from the sale of Rare, lol.
Setanta
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(05-10-2006, 09:49 PM)
http://www.rareware.com -have confirmed it.
Nice one! Have they really cut out conker, banjo though?
ant1532
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(05-10-2006, 09:49 PM)
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I love how Microsoft is making games for Nintendo.:lol
TheKingsCrown
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(05-10-2006, 09:49 PM)
Big WTF here
fly high ~ayunite~
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(05-10-2006, 09:50 PM)
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Maybe the Wii will get a PDZ port (with lesser graphics)? :lol
Amir0x
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(05-10-2006, 09:51 PM)
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wait, this is just an enhance port like Mario 64 DS or it's a brand new Diddy Kong Racing?
GitarooMan
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(05-10-2006, 09:51 PM)
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Seems like an enhanced port? I think this is the best single-player kart game ever made, I hope they add a few things to the adventure mode.
Beer Monkey
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(05-10-2006, 09:52 PM)
The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
MrSardonic
The nerdiest nerd of all the nerds in nerdland
(05-10-2006, 09:52 PM)
that's probably why the game looked a bit shit

edit: actually if it plays like the original, the extras turn out good, and it is online...then it should be great
Dan
No longer boycotting the Wolfenstein franchise
(05-10-2006, 09:52 PM)

Originally Posted by Rare

A few tantalising DKR DS info-bites to keep you going: eight-player single-card and multi-card WiFi play, touch-screen and microphone compatibility, some familiar faces in newly playable form, remodelled and retextured tracks, customisable vehicles, new modes, weapons and challenges, a little something called TT's Wish Races where you can create your very own tracks... and it doesn't end there.

Create your own tracks? Now that's cool.
Mama Smurf
My penis is still intact.
(05-10-2006, 09:52 PM)
This better be online, I'm a little worried the Rare site didn't mention it. You'd think they'd want to promote it if it does.

If it doesn't, I might still get it as unlike a lot of racers, it's single player is excellent.
Fuzzy
I would bang a hot farmer!
(05-10-2006, 09:53 PM)

Originally Posted by ant1532

I love how Microsoft is making games for Nintendo.:lol

If MS was smart they'd keep all the characters in there. When a kid wants to play a console Banjo game after discovering him in a DS game he has to ask his parents for an Xbox 360. MS could use their competitor's handheld's to get people hooked on their IP's in order to sell more Xbox 360's. :lol
Souldriver
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(05-10-2006, 09:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by beermonkey@tehbias

The enemy of my enemy is my friend.

Yep, that's about it.
Danthrax
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(05-10-2006, 09:53 PM)
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=O

WHY did Microsoft pay so much for Rare, again?
CoolTrick
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(05-10-2006, 09:54 PM)
So DKR is a port.
Soul4ger
(05-10-2006, 09:54 PM)
It is online.

I can't wait for this game. Rare needs to get on motherfucking BLAST CORPS DS, and SOON.
monkeyrun
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(05-10-2006, 09:54 PM)
DS won E3 total :lol
Cerrius
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(05-10-2006, 09:54 PM)
sweet, love DKR!

I'm not so sure I can trust Rare nowadays though... they're just not the same.

here's hoping they don't screw it up.
jj984jj
He's a pretty swell guy in my books anyway.
(05-10-2006, 09:56 PM)
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It's a port with online.
HyperZone<3
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(05-10-2006, 09:56 PM)
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GitarooMan
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(05-10-2006, 09:56 PM)
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Rare made several GBA games after being acquired by MS, I'm surprised anyone is shocked they're making a DS game. They have a handheld team, and I don't think they are going to do PSP games so.......
hahahax
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(05-10-2006, 09:58 PM)
Is this the definite version then?

If so, cutting out Banjo is a big mistake. Not a good way to keep the trust of the ones who cares about the story.

So, was Diddy ever aided by Banjo in the fight against Wizpig?
Because that was what I was led to believe, for the last 8 years or so. Having Nintendo and Rare suddenly rip out such a vital element to the story is baffling.
Maybe we are supposed to believe that both games coexist in different dimensions. That could work.
Fourth Storm
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(05-10-2006, 09:59 PM)
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This is awesome. Rare got some great graphics out of the N64 - hopefully they can do the same with DS. And Adventure mode rocked!

Yeah, at least this hints that the XBoy is a ways off. It's not friggin necessary!
Dan
No longer boycotting the Wolfenstein franchise
(05-10-2006, 10:01 PM)

Originally Posted by hahahax

Is this the definite version then?

If so, cutting out Banjo is a big mistake. Not a good way to keep the trust of the ones who cares about the story.

So, was Diddy ever aided by Banjo in the fight against Wizpig?
Because that was what I was led to believe, for the last 8 years or so. Having Nintendo and Rare suddenly rip out such a vital element to the story is baffling.
Maybe we are supposed to believe that both games coexist in different dimensions. That could work.

Are you for real?
lancubap
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(05-10-2006, 10:03 PM)
Rare is developing Diddy's Kong Racing ? Really ??

Well, I hope that it will be not only a port...
robo_robo
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(05-10-2006, 10:04 PM)
ahhh I was hoping it would be a new game =/
Skilotonn
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(05-10-2006, 10:05 PM)
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From what I gather, it's a port with no online...

I guess I'll have to go read up on how it was better than MK64 again, because MK64 was in my top 3 favourite N64 games although I never owned the system...

I did actually play DKR, but it was so little that I don't even remember...

Creating your own tracks sound hot though...

Originally Posted by Danthrax

=O

WHY did Microsoft pay so much for Rare, again?

To make money off Nintendo, DUHHHHHH...

Handhelds aren't competition for consoles...
lancubap
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(05-10-2006, 10:05 PM)

Originally Posted by ant1532

I love how Microsoft is making games for Nintendo.:lol

If they support Nintendo's Handheld, in unlikely that they are developing a Portable too.
Cheebs
(05-10-2006, 10:08 PM)

Originally Posted by Skilotonn

From what I gather, it's a port with no online...

I guess I'll have to go read up on how it was better than MK64 again, because MK64 was in my top 3 favourite N64 games although I never owned the system...

I did actually play DKR, but it was so little that I don't even remember...

Creating your own tracks sound hot though...



To make money off the competition, DUHHHHHH...

Handhelds aren't competition...

It's online. Press site says so.
Pellham
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(05-10-2006, 10:10 PM)
if Rare is developing, does that mean Microsoft is funding a Nintendo published game? Hahahaha.

They probably have to cut Banjo and Conker out since Microsoft owns those properties.
Stin
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(05-10-2006, 10:12 PM)
What the heck??? Microsoft making games for Nintendo??
Beer Monkey
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(05-10-2006, 10:14 PM)

Originally Posted by Stin

What the heck??? Microsoft making games for Nintendo??

Welcome to the last couple of years.
CoryCubed
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(05-10-2006, 10:16 PM)
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Furoba
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(05-10-2006, 10:21 PM)
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Well at least Rare's somewhat recent GBA games, and now this, earn Microsoft some money.


Sorry, I had to say this. :lol
Yoshi
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(05-10-2006, 10:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by Stin

What the heck??? Microsoft making games for Nintendo??

Not only that, but they are forbidding themselves to use their own properties in this game ;D.

Thanks to the level editor, it's just as good as a new game :).
Fuzzy
I would bang a hot farmer!
(05-10-2006, 10:26 PM)

Originally Posted by Stin

What the heck??? Microsoft making games for Nintendo??

I guess you missed the following GBA games?

Donkey Kong Country (Nintendo published)
Donkey Kong Country 2 (Nintendo published)
Donkey Kong Country 3 (Nintendo published)
Banjo-Kazooie: Grunty's Revenge (THQ published)
Banjo Pilot (THQ published)
It's Mr. Pants (THQ published)
Sabre Wulf (THQ published)
Greenpanda
Banned
(05-10-2006, 10:30 PM)
Guess the Xboy can't be too far along.
VultureDude
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(05-10-2006, 10:34 PM)
MS stratagy = help Nintendo slowly kill the PSP, then move in for the kill and announce the xboy. then transfer all it's popular DS properties and fanbases over to the Xboy.

it's quite smart really.
Skilotonn
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(05-10-2006, 10:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by Cheebs

It's online. Press site says so.

Definete buy then, thanks...
soundwave05
Just doesn't get it.
Over and over and over again.
(05-10-2006, 10:36 PM)
Err ... I doubt Diddy Kong Racing on DS will stop someone from buying a PSP. Completely different audiences.


The reason why MS is allowing this is because they need to recoup the investment they made on Rare, and Rare's games simply do sell well on Nintendo platforms, and DS/GBA is the one platform they can support without a conflict of interest.

Just looking at Rare's HQ, I'm guessing its not a cheap studio to run on a day-to-day basis, especailly since Rare doesn't produce many games.

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