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About Yooka-Laylee

Explore huge, beautiful worlds, meet (and beat) an unforgettable cast of characters and horde a vault-load of shiny collectibles as buddy-duo Yooka (the green one) and Laylee (the wisecracking bat with the big nose) embark on an epic adventure to thwart corporate creep Capital B and his devious scheme to absorb all the world’s books… and convert them into pure profit!



Pantsless and ready to fight Capital B, Yooka and Laylee take on a retro adventure. What more could you want from Rare veterans?
Wednesday 5 Apr 2017 3:00am | PS4 | 9

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Yooka-Laylee Coming to...
Yooka-Laylee Coming to Switch Soon

The throwback platformer from ex Banjo-Kazooie developers will be hitting Nintendo’s hybrid system this December.
Wednesday 29 Nov 2017 8:54am | Switch | 4

Yooka-Laylee Gets...
Yooka-Laylee Gets Release Date, Wii U Version Cancelled

The crowd-funded platformer from Banjo-Kazooie alumni will be skipping the Wii U, in favour of the Switch.
Wednesday 14 Dec 2016 8:14am | PS4 | Xbox One | Switch | PC | 6

Shovel Knight to Cameo...
Shovel Knight to Cameo in Yooka Laylee

Playtonic Games have announced the appearance of a special guest in their upcoming 3D platformer.
Tuesday 27 Sep 2016 9:30am | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 1

Yooka-Laylee Backer...
Yooka-Laylee Backer Demo Released

Not a conventional demo, the Toybox gives players a self-contained, spoiler-free sandbox to experience the game’s features.
Friday 29 Jul 2016 8:13am | PC

Yooka-Laylee Gets...
Yooka-Laylee Gets Trailer, Is Delayed

Take a look as the animal duo take on a number of threats and challenges in this retro-styled platformer, now set for an early 2017 release.
Tuesday 7 Jun 2016 3:41pm | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 5

First Details and...
First Details and Screenshots for Project Ukulele Revealed

Playtonic's "spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie" will be a non-linear, character-driven 3D platformer, and may have NFC figurine support.
Monday 16 Mar 2015 8:45am | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 2


April 2017 Game...
April 2017 Game Release Schedule

A new month, a new batch of games. What have you got to spend your cash on in April? Find out inside.
Tuesday 28 Mar 2017 11:00am | PS4 | Xbox One | PS3 | Switch | PC | 3DS | 23


New Games Releasing...
New Games Releasing This Week: April 10 - 16

Just what’s on the gaming agenda this week? We’ve arranged some of the biggest upcoming releases into one handy article!
Monday 10 Apr 2017 8:09am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | Vita | 5

Yooka-Laylee Patch...
Yooka-Laylee Patch Targets Camera Issues

Performance to multiple scenes and levels has also been improved, developer Playtonic and publisher Team17 announced.
Thursday 6 Apr 2017 9:06am | PS4 | Xbox One | PC | 2

Yooka-Laylee's Kickstarter Hits All Stretch Goals in 24 Hours

Yooka-Laylee, billed as a spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie, reached its goal in 40 mins and hit US$1 million in six hours.
Monday 4 May 2015 9:14am | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 2

Banjo-Kazooie's Spiritual Successor Revealed as Yooka-Laylee

Playtonic Games, a studio made up of former Rare staff, have formally announced their first game, a 3D platformer called Yooka-Laylee.
Friday 1 May 2015 8:32am | PS4 | Xbox One | Wii U | PC | 4