Rare feels 'lucky' to be owned by Microsoft

Legendary British developer Rare, responsible for classics GoldenEye, Banjo and Perfect Dark, is "lucky" to be owned by Microsoft, according to its senior software engineer.

Speaking to at the Develop conference in Brighton last week, senior software engineer Nick Burton said that Rare doesn't suffer from some of the commercial pressure that other developers do.

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hay3729d ago

They can't say "it sucks to be owned by Microsoft" in public.
If dev's are feeling good with it that leads to improved morale and higher quality work results. Good for them.

thebudgetgamer3729d ago

(please stop poking me with that stick now)

Le-mo3729d ago

Why isn't Donkey Kong on the list of Rare classics. >:(

SkyGamer3729d ago

I think they are refering to Rare own IP. You could also toss in StarFox.

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