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9.2
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Score Breakdown Based on 6189 ratings
  1. 10 (3301)
  2. 9 (2214)
  3. 8 (463)
  4. 7 (110)
  5. 6 (31)
  6. 5 (21)
  7. 4 (10)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (34)

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  • User Rating 6

    High hopes for what is called a golden game of the N64 era, but was disappointed in the end.

    Rated on September 17, 2012 by Cocotroid

    Updated note: I sense a lot of butthurt coming this way. :) This game sucks, and just accept it. I'm here to review Banjo Kazooie, and there will be more criticisms than in previous reviews, so enj...

    3 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    This was one of the first games i bought. Its still great!

    Rated on May 07, 2007 by Sirrelik

    My nintendo is still my favourite console and this game is one of the best for it! You learn all the controls at the very beggining which is perfect coz youll need to no em. From start to finish this ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.1

    Better then Mario 64....

    Rated on July 17, 2006 by SquallLeonVIII

    This game is the best 3d platformer on the N64. In my opinion I consider it overall a better platformer then Mario 64. Gameplay- Fun gameplay with good platformer elements. The controls are good a...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Fantastic game, deserves all the acclaim.

    Rated on August 20, 2009 by I_am_danny0

    There is a tendency to look back on the N64 and mark all games that came out for it as instant classics, just because of a misguided sense of nostalgia. However, Banjo-Kazooie fully deserves the accla...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Looking at the cover you'd laugh at even the idea of a bear and a bird on a mission. It works wonders.

    Rated on April 08, 2008 by djburnzy1

    I didn't expect much when buying this game. I underestimated the detail and entertainment that this game could achieve. Picking up the game case i actually did laugh to myself just imagining going aro...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4

    Gotta get it.

    Rated on July 18, 2006 by jazzman1302

    BK is a great game. Though it's hard to locate you should try to find it. This game is an all time classic. This is what I think of think of this great game: GAMEPLAY: This game was one of the most f...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    BEST-- Graphics and Gameplay

    Rated on July 19, 2006 by Snipe_You_Out

    This was one of the best N64 games I ever played. The controls are very easy to learn as it makes you run thro a course fight enemies that are very easy to kill like cabbage and carrots. You can lear...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.6

    Rated on March 10, 2004 by billdon

    Banjo-Kazooie in my opinion is one of the best video game in Nintendo 64. And the best Rare game yet. Its way better than Super Mario in every way: the graphics, which are the best that I have seen ye...

    3 out of 7 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Get this game as soon as possible you wont regret it!

    Rated on September 02, 2009 by Coronithofcork

    In this review I will discuss game play, game design, sound, graphics, and storyline. All the things I say in this review are my opinion I am titled to my own opinion same as you are to yours. Ok so f...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    This is a plain classic. If you haven't heard of this game, wow................... Play it please!

    Rated on September 04, 2009 by finsfanz13

    Banjo and Kazooie, the first game, is perfect in every way. The levels are very creative and fun. The characters are GREAT in every level. They are interesting looking and funny. The plot is perceivab...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.