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We sure do miss the days of Grunty’s rhyming taunts, yet it would appear we aren’t the only ones.

Under the moniker MingyJongo, a group of former Rare staff are aiming to drum up support to “make the spiritual successor to Banjo-Tooie!”

Those gathering to do so include composer Grant Kirkhope and artist Steven Hurst, and would be a 3D platformer just like its predecessor.

Crowd-funding through Kickstarter is being considered, as well as using the Unity Engine with whom Nintendo have recently partnered with for Wii U.

Alex Seedhouse

Alex Seedhouse

After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.