and developer Rare will reveal a new project it’s working on at E3 2015, studio creative director Simon Woodroffe has said.
Woodroffe was responding to news that Banjo-Kazooie inspired project Yooka-Laylee by former Rare developers was successfully funded on Kickstarter last week when he said “E3 Will tell the world what Gregg Mayles new project is about.”
Mayles previously worked on Rare’s Donkey Kong Country games as well as . When a fan suggested that it might be another 3D platformer, that the company is more about new things, and also indicated that it isn’t Kinect game. Woodroffe also quoted Mayles, saying “This is more fun than anything we’ve ever done.”
This isn’t the first sign we’ve seen that Rare is ready to talk about a new project. In January, composer Robin Beanland, who has worked at the company for more than 20 years, said that 2015 would be a “huge” year for the UK studio.
We’re not sure what the new Rare game will be, but given Yooka-Laylee’s Kickstarter success, we know that a spiritual successor to Banjo-Kazooie is in development. The game hit it’s initial funding goal of , and yesterday the project hit a goal of , or roughly $1.5 million.