UK Xbox 360 and Kinect developer Rare. You know – Kinect Sports, Banjo-Kazooie, Viva Piñata, Perfect Dark and more. Updates by Leigh, Emma [ER] or random guest.
Rare Wildlife Watch #12: bird sprog season in the Rare grounds. Fluffy goslings, surly parents, all accounted for.
Random Rare Sighting #27: wild Mr. Pants cornered in Barn C, we tried to trap him in a box but he's like Houdini.
Random Rare Sighting #26: Mr. Pants seems to have found himself a new job at the Dr. Pepper canning plant.
As it happens we encountered our latest WHOPPEAR this week. Random battle! Original encounter for reference: http://twitpic.com/kpor9
Rare Wildlife Watch #11 (it's been a while): the reason I had to stop the car on the way down the drive yesterday. Whoa! Help me, Fox!
Ben refuses to take part in cake consumption; may have to start throwing them across the room at him. #cakeFPS
10am is random cake time! (Mike's post-Cake Break judgement: "We've had some bad cakes, and that is the worst cake I have ever had.")
Speaking of cake, you know how today could be improved? That's right – more cake. More cake and Jetpac.
Random Rare Sighting #25: A new addition to the drinks fridge spotted at lunch, I present to you the Coke Zero Mega Can.
@SEGA Keep your fancy pants doughnuts, our web editor got us Holly Lane cakes from Aldi – I think we both know who won this time [MW]
Those crazy website funsters at @nzime brought over a custom-made present when they came to Rare for a meeting last week.
Crack open the trophy cabinet! Rare's basketball team got this for last month's narrow win against the Frontier (@frontierdev) Flames. Cheers to Neill for the pic.
Here's how it's looking at Rare today. Can't claim it's an #officewindow shot so we'll go for #upthedrive instead.
Still a bit parky out there this morning. You know, parky. Nippy. Brass monkeys. Birds are doing alright though.
Despite all this talk of a warm, cheerful blaze, these are the actual conditions at Rare HQ today.
It's not half cold. See Rare's Twycross HQ in the grip of winter. #uksnow and (briefly) bringing back #officewindow
Okay! After countless (three) requests to see the Rare Xmas tree, we submit. Here he is. He's a big fella.
Mike's b'day marks three Rare web/community team b'days in the space of a single month. Occasion marked with stabbed-in-the-face monkey cake.
Community team played 11 matches online, maintained a clean record. OH YEAH. Witness the Mike and Ben Volleyball masterclass!
This is what happens to those who challenge us. Probably not next time though. Let's have it, BrotherSic awaits...
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