Episode 159 – Banjo-Kazooie (1998)

Episode 159 – Banjo-Kazooie (1998)

Episode 159 – Banjo-Kazooie (1998)

This week in Your Parents Basement, we are playing as the best bear-and-bird duo around! From 1998, we’re playing Banjo-Kazooie by Rare for the Nintendo 64. We’re joined by the three folks behind Gravity Gerbil, a fun cell phone game, that have fond memories of this one!

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  • 0:00 – Intro, which features a proper bonkers TV commercial from back in the day.
  • 35:30 – Todd has reasons why this is… The Most Best Game of All-Time.
  • 52:30 – Emails!
  • 1:05:10 – As usual, we try to help some people in… Ask the Sweet Boys.
  • 1:16:00 – Snifferoo. Hey, do you like Star Wars movies?


– According to Price Charting, Banjo-Kazooie has held its value well, like most good Nintendo 64 games. The loose cart goes for $20, and the box and manual ups the price to $50. The sequel and player’s choice editions are similar prices.

– Make sure you check out Gravity Gerbil! As Steve mentioned on the show, it’s a fun little lark, and very affordable at $1.99.

One response

  1. […] Final Fantasy Tactics Advance came out 15 years ago. Some people love it, whereas others recognize it for the bizarre, subpar offshoot of a classic game that it really is. We reviewed the original game on Episode 144. Also, Banjo-Kazooie: Grunty’s Revenge came out the same week for the GBA. Check out our show on the proper game here. […]


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