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    farewellMundoRare closes

    July 25th, 2010 (15:00 CET)We've been nine years following Rare through their Nintendo and Microsoft eras. Today, we say goodbye after a not-that-fulfilling adventure.
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    featureStampede's Sorrowful Swan Song

    July 25th, 2010 (14:45 CET)We go through Rare's entire history on the Xbox while dissecting its most famous cancelled game: Sabreman Stampede.
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    featureChronicle of a Buyout Foretold

    July 25th, 2010 (14:30 CET)Remembering how everything started, when Rare met Microsoft.
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    newsKS’ lag not an issue?

    June 30th, 2010 (12:25 CET)According to Rare, that is. Yet, people that have played the game claim that there is lag in Rare’s latest game. Details, plus more, inside.
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    e3 2010Nintendo’s Press Conference

    June 16th, 2010 (04:15 CET)It’s not entirely related, but it’s an example of how far things have come and gone.
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    e3 2010Microsoft’s Press Conference

    June 15th, 2010 (03:31 CET)Microsoft’s Press Conference is over, and a Rare game actually made an appearance. However, you’ve already seen it.
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    e3 2010GoldenEye trailer... for Wii

    June 15th, 2010 (02:25 CET)Oh, also: there's a GoldenEye (for Wii) trailer. Today the fabric of reality decided to get drunk beyond imagination.
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    e3 2010E3 Poll

    June 15th, 2010 (02:10 CET)We think it speaks for itself: a new poll. Vote now!
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    e3 2010Kinect Sports Trailer

    June 14th, 2010 (23:50 CET)Rare's first YouTube channel has posted the trailer for Kinect Sports. Try not to get too violent in the comment section, folks!
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    e3 2010Kinect Sports

    June 14th, 2010 (14:45 CET)Although Rare is yet to confirm it, Eurogamer has. Kinect Sports is Rare’s latest title.
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    newsActivision’s 007 in November

    June 13th, 2010 (22:50 CET)Here’s a small update regarding the GoldenEye 007 game for the Wii and DS.
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    newsBT XBLA Deal

    June 13th, 2010 (21:40 CET)From June 16 to the 22nd, Banjo-Tooie XBLA will be 800 MS Points. A fantastic deal, if we can say so ourselves. If you haven't gotten it yet, take a look at our review for more info!
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    newsRare Changes Website

    June 9th, 2010 (18:00 CET)Welcome to Rare Version 2.0 is gone (almost) forevermore.
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    newsRare Changes Logos

    June 3rd, 2010 (17:50 CET)Okay, after some recent problems with our news section, all seems to be working fine again. So let's get back to the new stuff: In commemoration of its 25th anniversary and beyond, Rare has done another logo change. The results are inside.
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    newsPD2 for 2011?

    May 27th, 2010 (01:42 CET)A recent mention in Official Xbox Magazine gives a hint that Joanna Dark may be coming back to the Xbox 360.
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    newsA Natal game this October?

    May 11th, 2010 (14:50 CET)While Microsoft accidentally confirms October as the release date for Natal, and LG a possible 3D game bundle, Rare says that they "may release a game this year".
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    newsPDXBLA Title Update

    May 6th, 2010 (14:30 CET)The latest Title Update for PD XBLA aims to make the experience more enjoyable. Full story inside.
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    gamesPDXBLA Crown Guide

    May 6th, 2010 (13:49 CET)Woah, a month without updates! Okay, let's offer you something interesting. Thanks to Dalagonash, we have a whole guide with tips to get all the PDXBLA Crowns. Yeah, all those that doesn't have any explanation in the game. We're sure you'll find it pretty helpful!
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    newsNo Old IPs?

    April 5th, 2010 (02:00 CET)Mark Betteridge, Studio head of Rare, doesn’t see any reason to bring back old franchises for now.
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    news & mediaPD XBLA new controls

    April 5th, 2010 (01:00 CET)We've made an update to our recent Perfect Dark article to add a new screenshot of the future advanced control options.
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    mediaDKC2 Remixed

    April 3rd, 2010 (16:15 CET)One of the greatest soundtracks of all time has been remixed thanks to OverClocked ReMix.
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    games & mediaPD XBLA title update

    March 30th, 2010 (14:25 CET)Today, a news story with all the recent PDXBLA announcements by Rare, from the upcoming title update to the Avatar props in the Marketplace.
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    gamesPD XBLA review #2

    March 29th, 2010 (01:55 CET)As the perfect complement for our first Perfect Dark review, now we offer a second one from another PD fan perspective! Enjoy! Also, be sure to check some guides from our affiliate PD Recon available from the game page's left menu.
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    gamesPD XBLA review

    March 16th, 2010 (14:05 CET)After some time playing the final version of the game, our full review of Perfect Dark XBLA is now online for both the fans of the original and the newcomers. Remember that PDXBLA will be released this Wednesday!
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    news & mediaJFG GBC?

    March 13th, 2010 (18:05 CET)In an interesting turn of events, it appears that JFG was in development for the GBC at one point.
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    mediaPD XBLA Screens

    March 11th, 2010 (23:50 CET)As we approach PD XBLA's release date of St. Patrick's Day, Rare has updated the site with nine new PD XBLA screenshots.
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    newsRare in Birmingham

    March 2nd, 2010 (22:25 CET)You may remember some recent rumours about Rare being in negotiations to get some extra facilities in Birmingham. Well, the confirmation just came today, along with several explanations.
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    newsS&SASRWBK released

    February 24th, 2010 (11:40 CET)Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing with Banjo-Kazooie is finally being released in America and Europe this week!
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    news & mediaPDXBLA theme & promo

    February 23rd, 2010 (21:05 CET)Extra achievements and a new Dashboard theme for PDXBLA have seen the light of day. Also, a new promo offer is coming next month.
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    newsKI3 not in the making?

    February 23rd, 2010 (20:40 CET)In a short interview with Ken Lobb, he reveals that KI3 isn’t in the making right now. That doesn’t mean Rare doesn’t want to.