Banjo-Kazooie is a 3D platforming/adventure game developed by Rare Ltd. and published by Nintendo on the Nintendo 64 on June 29, 1998. An enhanced port was released for the Xbox 360 on December 3, 2008 and was published by Microsoft Game Studios, and the enhancements were provided by 4J Studios. The remake was included as part of the Rare Replay compilation on the Xbox One.
The premise of the game is that a bear named Banjo and a bird Kazooie have to battle the witch Gruntilda in order to save Banjo's sister, Tooty. It was followed by a sequel, Banjo-Tooie, in 2000. A follow up, Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts n' Bolts, would be released in 2008.