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Yooka-Laylee joins the PC Gamer Weekender lineup

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The PC Gamer Weekender will be an event for players of any style of game, from competitive strategy games to cutesy platformers. Yep, we’re bringing Yooka-Laylee to the stage.

The spiritual successor to Rare’s Banjo Kazooie (a console-only game, but don’t hold that against it), Yooka-Laylee was a huge Kickstarter success when it brought in plenty more cash than it asked for back in 2015—to the tune of £175,000 in 38 minutes and over £1,000,000 in 21 hours. People want this game.

Which is why we’re very proud to welcome Yooka-Laylee and Playtonic Games to the PC Gamer Weekender, where attendees will be able to discover more about the upcoming platformer in a special talk dedicated to the game ahead of its launch on April 11, 2017. It's currently available to pre-order Steam/GOG, for £34.99/$39.99/€39.99, and pre-orders grant players access to the Yooka-Laylee Toybox demo.

Yooka-Laylee will be shown alongside plenty of other attractions at the PC Gamer Weekender, which is being held February 18-19 at the Olympia, London, in the UK. For more details see the site, and follow us on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news. Tickets are available now from £12.99.

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