Meet the spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie: Yooka-Laylee!

By Zac Gooch

The new lead characters for the upcoming Banjo-Kazooie successor have been revealed and they look totally amazing. Meet Yooka and Laylee.

origi6565nalYooka the chameleon and Laylee the bat will star as the two main characters of Yooka-Laylee, from the creative minds behind Banjo-Kazooie and Donkey Kong Country, the project was formerly known up until now as ‘Project Ukulele’, very clever.

The game is set to launch a Kickstarter campaign in less than 24 hours, which means you (yes you!) can help fund development of Yooka-Laylee and maybe snag yourself some other cool bonuses in the process.

Playtonic Games have tweeted out a short Vine with a sneak-peek of the game with some of the music and it already sounds fantastic.

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Zac (@zac_gooch) is one of the four main writers (bloggers) and co-founders of OK Games. He is an avid supporter of freedom of creativity in games and strongly opposed to all forms of censorship. A consumer of iced coffee and baked goods with a weakness for fancy shoes and cats. You can find him on Twitter where he often gets angry over things he shouldn’t like social justice warriors and video games.

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