"THQ has added another valuable title to its Game Boy Advance library as a result of a strong partnership with Microsoft," said Peter Dille, senior vice president of worldwide marketing, THQ. "Rare's ability to produce high- quality titles has helped extend our leading position in the handheld market."
"The Banjo-Kazooie franchise has reached a broad audience worldwide with its beloved characters and stunning visual effects," said Ken Lobb, studio manager, Microsoft Game Studios. "Banjo-Pilot offers fast, fluid game-play in addition to Game Link multiplayer capabilities which creates an unmatched racing experience."
Players take control of Banjo, Kazooie and other characters from the Banjo-Kazooie franchise as they pilot aircraft and take advantage of unique customizable upgrades. Banjo-Pilot goes beyond the boundaries of traditional racing, allowing players the freedom to take to the skies. Game-play features include over 30 challenging tracks containing multiple obstacles, power-ups, and opponents. Gamers can also hook up using the GBA Game Link to challenge their friends to four-way racing action.