More and more games are making their way to the Nintendo Switch, and Yooka-Laylee is the latest title to arrive on Nintendo’s console just in time for the holidays. As revealed in a short trailer, Playtonic Games’ 3D platformer hops to the Switch on December 14 with pre-orders available starting December 7.
Developed by key members of the Banjo-Kazooie team, Yooka-Laylee is the spiritual successor to Rare’s classic platformer series on the Nintendo 64. While the game had a polarizing reception on release earlier this year (we thought it was pretty good), it’s perfect for those looking for a dose of nostalgia or a game to enjoy with the whole family over the holidays.
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Developers and publishers are desperately trying to get their games on the Switch for good reason, as we saw with The Flame in the Flood. A game like Yooka-Laylee, which appeals to kids and nostalgic adults alike, is a perfect fit for the Switch. Played in bite-seized chunks in handheld mode, Yooka-Laylee could find new life on the Switch.