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Playtonic Games is a ready-made interactive leisure and entertainment software development company located in Staffordshire, England, created in August, 2014. It is composed of former Rare, Ltd. alumni who left their former jobs to have the freedom to create the game that fans have been waiting for: a true successor to the original Banjo-Kazooie games, which is now known as Yooka-Laylee.

History Edit

Playtonic Games was incorporated on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.

Playtonic Games first revealed their company on Tuesday, February 10, 2015.[1]

On April 30th, 2015, Playtonic Games revealed their first game: Yooka-Laylee.[2]

On April 11th, 2017, Playtonic Games released Yooka-Laylee simultaneously for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Steam.

On December 14th, 2017, Yooka-Laylee was released for the Nintendo Switch.

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Trivia Edit

  • In 2012 before Playtonic Games was formed, Ex-Rare members tried to get back together once already. However, everyone was working on other projects, and ultimately failed in the end.[3]
  • Playtonic is a play on the words Platonic, meaning "intimate and affectionate but not sexual," and Play, referring to the fact they are video game producers.

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References Edit

  1. http://www.playtonicgames.com/why-hello-there/
  2. http://www.playtonicgames.com/introducing-yooka-laylee/
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWF2fMWKS90