With gameplay that strays from its platforming roots, Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts and Bolts is sure to drive hardcore fans of the franchise nuts. But don't get too uptight about the new vehicle-based focus. GamePro found it to be absolutely charming. It works beautifully and really fits in nicely with the vibrant world of Banjo-Kazooie.
The Bottom Line: Straying away from their platforming roots, Banjo and Kazooie branch out into the wild world of vehicular hilarity in this deep and satisfying effort from Rare.