Universal boxart for Rare Replay
|Release dates||August 4, 2015|
|Modes||Single player, Multiplayer|
"30 Years, 30 Games, 30 Bucks!"
Rare Replay is developed by Rare and published by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox One. It is a compilation of 30 video games all previously developed by Rare in celebration of the company's 30th anniversary.
It was first announced at Electronic Entertainment Expo 2015. The game was released on August 4, 2015.
Rare Replay is a collection of famous Rareware and (formerly) Ultimate Play the Game titles that spans 30 years of the studios existance. Each game in the compilation are from past platforms ranging from ZT Spectrum to the Xbox 360.
Every game in the collection from 1983 to 1994 can use CRT scanlines filter and a "Rewind" feature that allows the player to undo up to 10 seconds of gameplay. This feature was added to ease the difficulty of the games, however there are achievements for not using the "Rewind" feature.
Additionally, there are 16 "Snapshot Challenges" of mini-games base on segments of the 16 retro games, including the infamous Turbo Tunnel challenge called Turbo Tunnel Infinite.
Finally, players collect tickets to unlock video interviews and insight of Rare's studio in "Rare Reveal". This segment are rewards videos giving players and rare insight on the studio interworkings, including unfinished and never released games us as Conker's Other Bad Fur Day, The Fast and the Furriest, and more.
List of Games
|Titles||Year of Release||Original Platform|
|Lunar Jetman||1983||ZX Spectrum|
|Atic Atac||1983||ZX Spectrum|
|Sabre Wulf||1984||ZX Spectrum|
|Knight Lore||1984||ZX Spectrum|
|R.C. Pro-Am||1987||Nintendo (NES)|
|Cobra Triangle||1989||Nintendo (NES)|
|Snake Rattle 'n' Roll||1990||Nintendo (NES)|
|Solar Jetman||1990||Nintendo (NES)|
|Digger T. Rock||1990||Nintendo (NES)|
|R.C. Pro-Am II||1992||Nintendo (NES)|
|Killer Instinct Gold||1996||Nintendo 64|
|Blast Corps||1997||Nintendo 64|
|Jet Force Gemini||1999||Nintendo 64|
|Perfect Dark||2000||Nintendo 64|
|Conker's Bad Fur Day||2001||Nintendo 64|
|Grabbed by the Ghoulies||2003||Xbox|
|Kameo: Elements of Power||2005||Xbox 360|
|Perfect Dark Zero||2005||Xbox 360|
|Viva Piñata||2006||Xbox 360|
|Jetpac Refuelled||2006||Xbox 360|
|Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise||2008||Xbox 360|
|Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts||2008||Xbox 360|
- Rare Replay was the #1 pre-ordered game on Amazon UK since its announcement at E3 2015.
- Numerous games were given minor modifacation such as button layouts and bug fixes.
- Grabbed By The Ghoulies was the only game in the collection to be newly remastered to run natively on Xbox One.
- Banjo-Kazooie, Banjo-Tooie, and Perfect Dark are all remastered Xbox Live Arcade versions.