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Is RARE even around anymore?

Discussion in 'Nintendo Wii Gaming' started by LeWaffles, Dec 18, 2007.

  1. LeWaffles

    LeWaffles CUSTOM

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    They made one perfect dark game for the 360 and that was the last i heard from them. What a dumb move, boy i miss the old DK games... and perfect dark and bond. Just think if RARE was still with nintendo we wouldn't have to deal with these stupid dk spinoffs. Don't they realize no one buys these games? Yeah i miss the platformers though...
     
  2. T3kNi9e

    T3kNi9e Conquistador

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    Rare is still around. They just make stupid games :p

    They're the ones who made Viva Pinata and they're making a new Banjo Kazooie for the 360.

    www.rareware.com
     
  3. blueradio

    blueradio get crunk.

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    Rare had an argument with Nintendo a while back which is why the new Banjo game is for the 360 and not the Wii.
    It's also why no new Donkey Kong Country or other DK games have been released that were actual platformers.
     
  4. Squall7

    Squall7 A li'l bit different

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    Also, the reason they're microsoft exclusive is because the owners sold a 51% share to Microsoft. This means that they have a controlling part, and nothing would get published on a Nintendo console anyway, so Nintendo sold their shares in Rare.

    Also, they remade conkers bad fur day (I think they renamed it Live and reloaded or something like that). Never played it. CBFD was just so awesome. Don't think it had the same success with the xbox though.
     
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    You may think they have been dead however they have been working on new projects and franchises such as Viva Pinatina and the off spin 'party animals'.

    The new Banjo Kazooie is also in development for the 360, a game which some may argue would fit better with the Wiis audience.
     
  6. LeWaffles

    LeWaffles CUSTOM

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    oh that's right Viva Pinata, conkers bad fur day some subtitle and banjo. That's pretty bad though. Althought the nintendo CBFD WAS really funny, i still play it! Yeah those sound more like wii games.

    On another note, Nintendo can still make platformer games with DK, Rare couldn't copyright that right?
     
  7. RadNad

    RadNad Get The Funk In The Car!

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    Mr. Happy is sad he only got Donkey Kong Country with him and Goldeneye for the N64 in the shed.
    Mr. Happy misses RARE.
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    Insert Sad Face There^^^
     
  8. Foxy

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    The Donkey Kong franchise belongs to Nintendo but the brand of the country games lay with Rare I believe.

    I think Nintendo could make a Donkey Kong platformer just as long as it wasn't 'Country'.
     
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    Rare could still make a DK game, it would just have to be on the DS. (Microsoft freely lets Rare work on the DS, because it's not a direct competitor to the 360.)
     
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    konomaroh I'm a gun

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    wii needs a competition fps, like no story just random games of killing, i think we need shadowrun or unreal tournament
     
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    I miss Donkey Kong 64

    Boy it would be great to make another game like it.
     
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    AceAlabama The Sound of Silence

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    The title "Awesome Person" under your username shows.

    I agree!!
     
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    T3kNi9e Conquistador

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    FPS games with no story and just killing bomb. Even on 360 they bomb. Because the top shooters have great single player stories. While shooters with no story or shitty story bombs. By bombing i dont mean sales, because its still possible to sell alot even if the game sucks with good advertisment.

    A good example is Time Shift which looked pretty and had a mildy fun gameplay. But thats all it was. Just a shooter with no good story and an okay gameplay system. I hear the Multiplayer is intesting at most but thats it.

    If Valve developed a game for Wii, then that would be able to compete with other FPS because they make great FPS games.
     
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    samXcor3 the best kid!

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    timesplitters 4? is that what you said?
     
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    Omg mr happy!!! i remember those books!
     
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    Yes, RARE is still around (as mentioned above). I remember games like Conker's Bad Fur Day on the N64. Although I couldn't play it back then, I knew it would be fun. Not sure how Conker did on the XBox though.
     
  17. opitekk

    opitekk Old School Master

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    WE dont need Rare.

    Memories are fine.

    They made some sweet games for the n64 like jet force gemini and Diddy Kong Racing (which got re-released on the DS by RARE) but we are doing fine w/o them.

    They were always about delaying there games anyway which annoyed me. lol.
     
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    *Points at Halo*
     
  19. T3kNi9e

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    Not true. Alot of people like Halo's story. I personally think its decent at best. None of them compare to Halo: Combat Evolved.
     
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    I just want a new Killer Instinct despite the system. Playing it via Live would be cool but so would being able to use the VC controller and using things like the Wii Weather channel for in game weather effects:yesnod:
     

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