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Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts on 360

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Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts is a Racing game available on the 360.

Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts is a Racing game. Racing games, although sometimes seen as a sporting sub category, are a well established video game genre in their own right.


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Tech Gamer review Wed, 20 May 2009

Although traditionalists will balk at the move away from the series' roots, Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts shows what a platforming game should be about - putting creativity and fun first. With fantastic self-deprecating humour that had me in stitches and an excellent and accessible vehicle creation tool, this is a game simply too good to miss.

Back from an eight year absence, Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts sees the bear and bird combination wallowing in their early retirement, idly growing fat on pizza and playing old videogames - just like old heroes should. Their sojourn into idleness doesn't last long though with the appearance of the Lord of Games (LOG) whisking them away to Showdown Town, to do battle with their old arch-nemesis Grunthilda once again.
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Family Gamer review Wed, 13 May 2009

Making a triumphant return after eight years way, Banjo Kazooie Nuts and Bolts is a colourful and humorous mix of platforming and vehicle-based missions. With an intricate Lego-style creation tool, that had me addicted from the start, the lovable Bear and Bird combination fill this 20-hour game with entertainment until the very end.

From the moment I entered the hub-world of Showdown Town it struck me how alive the game felt. Every inch of each building had a hand-crafted feel to it and after entering one of the five different game worlds the level of detail got ever deeper. It's fair to say that Nuts and Bolts is not your traditional platforming game in the Mario sense - the obsessive collection of pointless objects has (thankfully) faded away and although there is still stuff to collect, it's all essential to your progress. Instead we've got a vast hub-world that's an absolute blast to mess around in and I was quite happy to pootle around in Banjo's trolley, bumping into old characters and collecting the odd crate or two.
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Family Gamer review Sun, 10 May 2009

After a break of ten years Banjo Kazooie is back. This time we leave the pure platforming game behind in favour of a patchwork world and Lego style vehicle construction. Although surrounded by fleshed out environments, characters and minigames, the main experience here falls largely on race based missions.

Racing games, although sometimes seen as a sporting sub category, are a well established video game genre in their own right.
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