Rare made a ton of bank from their Banjo, Conker, PD, KI and DK games on the N64
Microsoft buys Rare in 2002
Microsoft bans Rare from ever making another Killer Instinct
Rare releases Conker Live and Reloaded, Grabbed by the Ghoulies, Perfect Dark Zero, Kameo Elements of Power and Banjo Kazooie Nuts and Bolts on Xbox and XBox 360, all of which have had subpar to terrible results in sales.
Rare now only makes XBox Live Avatars.
Rumors about Nintendo trying to buy Rare back from Microsoft begin to surface.
Microsoft, out of the blue, lift the ongoing 10 year ban they put on Killer Instinct.
Do you SEE where this is going?
6 years ago
20 Sep 2012 07:16 CEST