Banjo-Kazooie and Donkey Kong Country developer Rare is currently working on the Xbox One and PC pirate adventure Sea of Thieves, but it almost made a completely different pirate adventure nearly two decades ago with a game called Dream: Land of Giants.
Revealed in a new official video, Rare designer Gregg Mayles, artist Ed Bryan, and engineer Paul Machacek take us back through the production of Dream, a title that would later be radically altered into Banjo-Kazooie.
Originally slated to be a fairy-tale inspired RPG for the SNES, Dream was going to adapt the Donkey Kong Country technology to an isometric action-adventure. The game would star Edson, a boy with a sword, and his pet dog Dinger. The baddies were going to be anthropomorphised lizard sky pirates with floating ships.
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