We’ve already played through The Impossible Lair, and now we’ll be working our way through the original Yooka-Laylee, the spiritual successor to the well-loved Banjo-Kazooie!
Our new playthrough for Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair begins today! Yooka and Laylee must help Queen Phoebee restore the Royal Beetalion and save the Royal Stingdom from the dastardly Capital B! (So many bee puns!)
Back in 2017, I played and reviewed the original Yooka-Laylee game over on Virtual Bastion, the spiritual successor to the much-loved Banjo-Kazooie series, made by the very same people who brought us the famous bear and bird duo back in the late 90’s and early 2000’s. I had some mixed feelings about the game, and owing to the fact that I wasn’t alone in my feelings, considering the game’s lukewarm reception, I assumed that was that. Yooka-Laylee was a rather unsuccessful experiment to revive a long-lost style of game from the dead, and there was a good chance we’d never see our chameleon and bat pair ever again. And then, much to probably everyone’s surprise, along came Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair. And while I wished Playtonic luck in their endeavors, I must admit that I was a bit reluctant to give the series another chance. Continue reading Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair Renews My Hope in the Franchise