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Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair

1 month ago

Yooka-Laylee And The Impossible Lair jumps out today

Playtonic's platforming power pals Yooka and Laylee today return with a new retro-styled adventure, Yooka-Laylee And The Impossible Lair. This is thrown back a few years earlier than their 3D debut adventure (see our Yooka-Laylee review for more on that), this time jumping around in side-on sections with top-down overworld hub bits too. The important thing is, the lizard and bat are friends and they…

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2 months ago

Yooka-Laylee And The Impossible Lair bounces out in October

Lizard and bat superfriends Yooka and Laylee will return for their second retro-styled platforming adventure on October 8th, developers Playtonic Games announced this week. Following the Banjo-Kazooie-inspired 3D platforming of 2017's Yooka-Laylee, they're looking just a smidgen earlier (or perhaps adjacent?) with Yooka-Laylee And The Impossible Lair, a side-scrolling "2.5D" platformer with a top-down 3D overlord. History be damned, this is the present and the…

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5 months ago

Every E3 2019 news story that matters on PC

Trying to keep up with E3 2019 is a fool's errand, and the foaming river of content streaming down the internet's face doesn't always make it easier. So here's a round-up of every news story from the show we think matters to you, with links to our full stories (and bantful liveblogs) where relevant. We'll be updating this hourly, so keep coming back.

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Yooka-Laylee And The Impossible Lair making the retro platformer more retro

After looking back to ye oldene dayes with N64-style collect-o-jumper Yooka-Laylee, developers Playtonic Games are now leaping back another generation with its follow-up. Today they announced Yooka-Laylee And The Impossible Lair, a side-scrolling platformer linked by a top-down overworld with mild puzzling. After more years and maybe they'll go through Super Mario, then back through Donkey Kong, Pong, and oscilloscope games, ending with unidentifiable games…

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