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Yooka-Laylee 3D platformer debut release today

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The big gaming news of the day. Yooka-Laylee the all-new #openworld #platformer #release is here. Now available on Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Hence the creative talents behind Banjo-Kazooie and Donkey Kong Country. So pick your store, Steam, GOG or Humble Store. While this is some great gaming news, I’m interested to see where Shovel Knight makes an appearance.

So as most of you know, Yooka-Laylee was funded on Kickstarter in June 2015. Hence raising an incredible £2.1 million from over 80,000 backers. So to date, Yooka-Laylee is still the most funded UK Kickstarter game  ever.

While Yooka-Laylee stars new heroes Yooka and Laylee. Each character uses an array of special abilities, like Yooka’s tongue grapple. Or say Laylee’s sonar blast. All while players explore the colorful and yet gorgeous 3D worlds. Each filled with collectables and more than a few secrets to uncover.


  • OUR NEW BUDDY DUO: Yooka and Laylee come with an awesome array of abilities built for platforming
  • CARVE YOUR PATH: Unlock moves with freedom and choose to expand your favourite worlds into even larger playgrounds!
  • A MODERN COLLECT-EM-UP: Seek out the range of collectables with gameplay progression at the core
  • A CAST TO LAST: Meet a memorable cast of characters destined to endure in future Playtonic adventures!
  • LOTS MORE: Search out and discover boss fights. Or the mine cart challenges, co-op mode, unique multiplayer games and more

So using a range of special moves, the two heroes will take on a huge variety of puzzles. While also exploring various platforming challenges in the search for Pagies. Yes that golden bounty used to unlock and even expand colorful new worlds. While each of these worlds is filled with oddball characters, hulking bosses and minecart challenges. Yet also including arcade mini-games, quiz shows and even multiplayer games.

Therefore the Yooka-Laylee release is available on Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Launching on Steam, GOG or Humble Store for $39.99 USD.