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NXpress Nintendo Podcast #40: ‘Banjo-Kazooie’ and our hopes for the NX

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The N64 is home to a treasure trove of 3D platformers, and among the best of them is Rare’s own take on the once-popular genre, Banjo-Kazooie. Our monthly spotlight on Rare continues with a look at this gem about a country bumpkin bear and his bird friend, along with a discussion of the waning of the 3D platformer genre in general. Before that, however, Tim, Patrick, and returning guest Matt De Avezedo talk about the recent Twilight Princess HD news involving the Wolf Link amiibo and the possibility of a brand new unlockable dungeon. Afterwords, various hopes and dreams are expressed as to what Nintendo’s mysterious and highly speculated-upon NX should be. All this and more!

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00:00: Intro
01:00: Nintendosage: Twilight Princess amiibo rumors
14:00 : Banjo-Kazooie intro song
15:00: The Main Event: Rare Spotlight discussion of Banjo-Kazooie
43:00: Banjo-Kazooie commercial
44:00: Post Game Content: What we want from the NX
1:15:00: Outro

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The NXpress is a weekly podcast hosted at NXpresspodcast.com in which we discuss all things Nintendo. We stay clear from in-depth game strategies and keep things light. There’s plenty of nostalgia and feedback that will resonate with vintage game collectors; meanwhile modern games are sprinkled in and each week our show revolves around a central theme.

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