And Yooka-Laylee not only highlights the best qualities of its since-retired genre, but also feels bigger, bolder, and more challenging.
This is how Yooka, an easy-going iguana, and his pal Laylee, a cynical talking bat, get coaxed into entering Hivory Towers and exploring the “Grand Tomes,” entire worlds brought to life my magical leather-bound books.
This feature, not present in either of the two N64 Banjo games, allows players to spend a certain number of collected “pagies” to open up a level, creating new structures, quest lines, and challenges.
The sequel to Banjo-Kazooie often involved interconnected levels and coming back to early parts of the game with more advanced moves.
The NIO EP9 electric car lapped the Circuit of the Americas racetrack in Austin, Texas in 2 minutes and 40.33 seconds last week — without a driver at the wheel and with a top speed of 160 mph.