'Spiritual Successor' To Banjo- Kazooie Is Being Developed

It looks like a spiritual successor to Banjo Kazooie is on the way, according to Polygon.

Playtonic Games, which has people who developed the classic Nintendo 64 game on its staff, tweeted about "a new platformer."

On Playtonic's website is a picture of a mysterious creature hiding behind tropical ferns.

Edge Magazine will have a story on the company in their upcoming issue. The publication tweeted the cover for it, and one of the stories advertised on the cover reads, "Rare Reborn: Banjo- Kazooie's Creators Return."

"By now, you might be thinking, 'hold on mate, didn't you make similar claims after drinking too many shandies in the pub in 2012, you muppet?' Perhaps," Playtonic's official website reads.

"But this time it's real! We're making a real, proper, actual game. Look: we even managed to trick convince Edge magazine to do us some pages!"

Rare Ltd. developed many of the Nintendo 64's classic titles. In addition to Banjo- Kazooie and Banjo- Tooie, they are responsible for games like: Donkey Kong 64, Perfect Dark, Goldeneye 007, and Conker's Bad Fur Day.

The company generated over $1 Billion in revenue for Nintendo during the late nineties. Microsoft purchased Rare in 2002. Since then, the company's notable releases have included an Xbox 360 launch title, Kameo: Elements of Power, and Banjo Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts.

The issue of Edge Magazine that details Playtonic Games' latest project launches tomorrow.