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A few months ago, a bitter argument broke out between Tim Turi, Ben Hanson, and myself. Mr. Turi had the audacity of claiming that Banjo Kazooie was a better game than Super Mario 64, and we spent far too much time yelling at each other about it. I wanted to reignite this discussion on Replay, which leads us to this week's episode.
Watch below to see Andrew Reiner and the three of us discuss Banjo Kazooie's place in history.
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These are both great games. However, I thought Banjo was just an evolution of the concepts that Mario 64 brought. Mario 64 is of course a greater game because of the revolution it brought. However, for better gameplay, variety, and humor, then I will say that Banjo is the way to go.
Banjo Kazooie!! So many fond memories of playing this gaming, it's truly a classic in my eyes at least.
YES. I LOVE THIS GAME TO DEATH
I was never able to pass the tutorial of Banjo Kazooie. I beat Super Mario 64 with 100 stars.
I like Banjo way better than Mario.
I might get that Banjo Kazooie game from XBLA now.
that was the absolute funniest stress test you guys will ever record. I was literally rolling with laughter!
The music in the second segment is from the absolutely terrible title "Cheetahmen" on NES.
OMG I loved Banjo-Kazooie!!!!!
Cheetah Men is where the Cat Mario music came from. Look up "Cheeta Men Rave Party" on Youtube for the most incredible trance thing I've ever seen (granted, I haven't seen many!)
I think BK/BT are better than Mario on N64. I personally think A Link to the Past is 10x better than OOT but I don't get in heated arguments with my friends about it. Just video games guys...
FINALLY! I have been waiting so long for you guys to pull this out!
DONKEY KONG 64! My first console game.
That was a great replay. I remember playing Banjo-Kazooie a lot when I was younger but also lost a lot of time into Mario 64. Also that stress test was hilariously wonderful.
Such a great episode guys. Really looking forward to next week's too.
While I love both games I do prefer Mario 64. There were alot of valid points though that show some clear strengths Banjo has.
And congrats on another successful Stress Test Tim! That was hilarious.
That was one of the best combinations of replay and second segment I've seen
That was such a good Replay! And another great stress test!
God, I love this game. I once beat this game completely 100% in one day. It was so awesome. Like the best third-party game ever for the N64.