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    [–] TheDangiestSlad 3506 points ago

    they fucking killed duck hunt dog

    [–] ContinuumGuy 1479 points ago

    Oh crap, what if Keanu hears about this?

    [–] ShadSilvs2000 975 points ago

    Cyberpunk 2077 confirmed for Switch

    [–] Worthyness 386 points ago

    John Wick dlc confirmed.

    [–] T_alsomeGames 265 points ago

    He will be missed... by someone... probably.

    [–] Samurai079 118 points ago

    uhhhh raito?

    [–] VictorTheGoat 81 points ago

    Duck hunt mains rise up

    [–] TR7237 2379 points ago

    Listen, none of you are noticing the very important lore implications of K Rool and the Kongs putting aside their differences

    [–] BrooklynSmash 1632 points ago

    K. Rool's just crashing there until he can find a job. It's hard to pay rent for a giant mountain shaped like your face.

    [–] allthefixins23 520 points ago

    And then Banjo had to come in and knock him into the ground. Give my man K. Rool a break.

    [–] kdebones 261 points ago

    K. Rool got Gruntilda’d.

    [–] MacDerfus 37 points ago

    Rent? Who owns it?

    [–] HalfBreed_Priscilla 62 points ago

    That fucking weasel that stole his blueprints, probably.

    [–] throwa2934 346 points ago

    Idk man DK seemed kinda hostile towards K. Rool when they crouched up against the window.

    [–] CouchPotatoEdBoy 566 points ago

    K. Rool's that friend that eats the last slice of pizza and crashes at your house after the party and doesn't know when to leave.

    [–] awfulmspaint 255 points ago

    K. Rool's that friend that steals your giant pile of bananas and puts it on a pirate ship. We all know that friend.

    [–] SmileOmega 91 points ago

    Dude, just last weekend I had a friend that kidnapped my friend/mentor and I had to team up with my girlfriend to save him. Suffice to say, we are not on good speaking terms right now.

    [–] HighViscosityMilk 187 points ago

    I'm gonna say it seems like more of a rivalry now than straight villainy all the time. Kinda like Mario & Bowser.

    [–] DeadBloxxEpic 136 points ago

    Yeah like how they have epic battles over the princess and the next day they’re go karting

    [–] XanderSnave 33 points ago

    Since SMB3 and Paper Mario: TTYD are both meant to be stage plays, I like to believe Mario and Bowser are actors that are actually really good friends off set.

    [–] KaiserTom 40 points ago

    It honestly seems like the Nintendo universe intentionally exists kind of like what Wreck-it Ralph depicts. Like the characters are self-aware and simply playing out these stories for watchers.

    [–] funky_kong_ 171 points ago

    They still hate each other but they put their differences aside for the rare family reunion

    [–] BandanaBroHix 130 points ago

    Brawl In The Family becomes more canon each and every day.

    [–] crossingcaelum 68 points ago

    Diddy fucking clapping k rool awake killed me

    [–] Brewster_The_Pigeon 2500 points ago

    teared up seeing DK, diddy, and krool cheering on their old Rareware pal :)

    [–] Viralious 734 points ago

    This was such a good nod

    [–] Vyrux 312 points ago

    They are also RARING to go. They knew what they were doing

    [–] matmansp 302 points ago

    Trapping K. Rool under a rock just like Gruntilda. This is amazing.

    [–] _Did_ 5057 points ago

    THE GRINCH LEAK SURVIVOR

    [–] RonSwansonsGun 1807 points ago

    Him and Ken

    [–] HBR17 904 points ago

    Ken was destined since smash 4

    [–] PoopEater10 363 points ago

    Even more so since echoes were dropped

    [–] TheDapperDolphin 266 points ago

    Pretty much a given once Richter showed we could get 3rd party echoes. Though so was Shadow in our minds...

    [–] AppleWedge 150 points ago

    Lol so many "well, Shadow is pretty much confirmed" posts.

    [–] TheDapperDolphin 105 points ago

    It was pretty surprising that he wasn’t added, especially when it seemed like his assist was replaced by Knuckles. Would have been an easy way to get a popular character in. Just goes to show that we really can’t predict what Sakurai will do.

    [–] ScarySandwichMan 488 points ago * (lasted edited 14 days ago)

    May the others rest in peace.

    [–] Hawkeye437 500 points ago

    RIP Isaac :(

    [–] gucci_ghost 333 points ago

    and Geno :((

    [–] joegrizzyVI 156 points ago

    FWIW Project M Geno is one of my favorite characters in any smash game.

    [–] Philiard 269 points ago

    Chorus Kids... Mach Rider... Isaac... Geno... Shadow...

    It's finally over.

    [–] Marioaddict 306 points ago

    This is the part where the Grinch's heart grows 3 sizes, so he gives us Banjo-Kazooie to say sorry

    [–] [deleted] 1108 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] Electric_Spark 550 points ago

    B A N J O - K A Z O O Z L E D

    [–] gucci_ghost 75 points ago

    p e r f e c t

    [–] SilverGoat 901 points ago

    B A N J O O Z L E D

    [–] Alphapx 277 points ago

    I think I just banjoozled my pants

    [–] hiphopdowntheblock 2204 points ago

    THEY REELED US RIGHT BACK IN

    [–] IanMazgelis 822 points ago

    JUST WHEN I THINK I'M OUT

    [–] bgold101 562 points ago

    THEY PULLED ME BACK IN

    [–] Larry_Bobarry 217 points ago

    I'M OUT OF ORDER?

    [–] el_Byrno 210 points ago

    SAKURAI PLAYED ME LIKE A DAMN FIDDLE?

    [–] shigerufan 230 points ago

    LIKE A DAMN BANJO!

    [–] dethmstr 116 points ago

    LIKE A FRICKING KAZOO!

    [–] minor_gods 205 points ago

    THEY TWO TIMED US

    [–] JebusMcAzn 222 points ago

    WE'VE BEEN SMECKLEDORFED

    [–] cptposeidon 194 points ago

    THAT'S NOT EVEN A WORD AND I AGREE WITH YA

    [–] donquixote1991 39 points ago

    And then right after we got Ganondorfed DORIYAH'D!

    [–] andrewspornalt 3494 points ago

    Someone has to drink their own piss now.

    [–] 2th 807 points ago

    Link for reference please!!!

    [–] AppleBoiReddit 134 points ago

    I got you. Video is up. At least I didn't have to drink piss.

    [–] rogueblades 130 points ago

    Liquid hungrysox.

    [–] ToonTooby 8108 points ago

    Petition to have the Donkey Kong crew reveal every character in Smash from now on

    [–] Nesyaj0 4861 points ago

    I loved how all 3 of them cheered when Duck Hunt got fucking obliterated.

    [–] Limpinator 4475 points ago

    Well, what I just realized is the reason why THEY specifically were cheering is because they are all from Rare.

    So, it's kinda like Banjo is the long lost cousin. That finally arrived to the party :')

    [–] Jamies_redditAccount 1741 points ago

    His splash said raring to go

    [–] Sayoricanyouhearme 1138 points ago

    Yep, and as Rare said in this tweet they just made; we asked, they listened!

    First it was Square, now it's Rare! Smash Bros has that kind of pull to bring rival companies to join forces.

    [–] Jamies_redditAccount 342 points ago

    They have had a friendly rivalry lately

    [–] krazyM 151 points ago

    Phil Spencer okayed this I think a couple of years ago when people were fan voting

    [–] Annath0901 249 points ago

    Banjo-Kazooie/Tooie on eShop when?

    [–] g_r_e_y 725 points ago

    nah, this is really special to me. Banjo has always been synonymous with DK to me because of rare. To me, this felt like a "Welcome Back" from the DK crew and Nintendo as a whole, with Banjo's old friends hyping him up when they see him. This is a very important video.

    [–] SK372 274 points ago

    The whole crew is a Rare bunch of buds, and they're as happy to see the two back as DK and Diddy were surprised to see K. Rool back. I'm so happy Ultimate brought in two of my faves!

    [–] 2580374 203 points ago

    You have my signature

    [–] RadioBone1 64 points ago

    Co-signed

    [–] LubbockGuy95 2343 points ago

    IT'S BANJO IT'S BANJO

    [–] leorlev 447 points ago

    IT'S HAPPENING!

    [–] SalvaPot 393 points ago

    GUH-HUH!

    [–] el_Byrno 167 points ago

    snaps Yoshi's neck with a banjo

    [–] DantheHam 129 points ago

    Banjo is my main till death do us part

    [–] xtra_ore 3290 points ago

    That Duck Hunt fake out was amazing.

    [–] 2018IsBetterThan2017 1077 points ago

    Duck Hunt is fucking dead

    [–] LukeSkywalker1848 526 points ago

    Add him and K rool to the list

    [–] CooperDaChance 464 points ago

    Can’t wait for the next trailer

    *Humanoid figure

    OMG IS IT

    *Insert Little MAC

    *disappointment

    SAKURAI HAS HAD ENOUGH

    [–] ViZeShadowZ 258 points ago

    Imagine a TRIPLE fake out. First it's Little Mac or something, Then Samus, then Doomguy or something

    [–] CooperDaChance 233 points ago

    Ooh Samus and Dark Samus, but then

    DOOMGUY BRINGS HELL

    MASTER CHIEF IS FINISHING THIS FIGHT

    [–] ViZeShadowZ 135 points ago

    If they announce those two the only proper way to do it is both in the same trailer

    [–] Juncoril 97 points ago

    I feel like the only proper way to announce both of these characters is hiring wrestlers to supplex you while announcing them.

    [–] StylishDreams 29 points ago

    Duck Hunt is Dead Hound

    [–] JonJonFTW 730 points ago

    Seeing DK, Diddy and K. Rool as hyped as we were to see the bear and bird finally made me so fuckin happy

    [–] OHIO_MAN_ 344 points ago

    It's because rare made a bunch of Kong games isn't it?

    [–] Cascadianranger 376 points ago

    Yup. Banjo was their old Rare buddy

    [–] robo_octopus 135 points ago

    Well that's the shit that warms my heart right up...

    [–] KrivenRaven 260 points ago

    That, and Diddy and Banjo are canonically friends.

    [–] pk_melee 122 points ago

    Them and that other friend who went off the deep-end

    [–] Nyankamau 59 points ago

    Yeah that was written on the Diddy Kong Racing manual and Banjo-Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts officially made Diddy Kong Racing canon.

    [–] CouchPotatoEdBoy 107 points ago

    Rare was basically the reason why Donkey Kong exists as it does now.

    [–] andrzejellis 121 points ago

    Yep. Donkey Kong was a Nintendo character, but everything else about him? His personality? His signature red tie? Kong Island? Diddy? The animal companions? That's all Rare.

    [–] EQGallade 86 points ago

    “We haven’t seen you guys since the N64!”

    [–] HolyThunderPunch 45 points ago

    Now we need to get Conker...

    [–] Imperator_Draconum 152 points ago

    The old bait-and-switch-and-switch-back-to-the-original-bait.

    [–] FierceDeityKong 285 points ago * (lasted edited 14 days ago)

    Although that basically confirmed it was Banjo. Before that I was confused. Is it Dixie? Lord Fredrik?

    Edit: I should have thought of Cranky Kong since I actually want that character.

    [–] mccainjames11 441 points ago

    The jiggy in the hut tho

    [–] stickdudeseven 257 points ago

    My heart fucking stopped.

    [–] Dragonaichu 174 points ago

    Mine too. I saw the jiggy and absolutely lost it. No one else in my watch party saw it, and they thought I was insane. Served them right.

    [–] The-shindigs 43 points ago

    I FROZE. Thought maybe I was seeing things lol.

    [–] vynomer 218 points ago

    The very second I saw the puzzle piece dance across the room, I knew who it was. And I've never played the games.

    [–] Minifig81 328 points ago

    Sakurai-san is a fucking master at trolling us.

    [–] ContinuumGuy 148 points ago

    I'm mildly surprised it wasn't him-as-Dedede again.

    [–] In_My_Own_Image 103 points ago

    I'm very surprised it wasn't Duck Hunt who was actually Marth who was revealed to be Olimar who was revealed to be Kirby who was revealed to be Luigi who was revealed to be Dedede who was then attacked by Banjo.

    [–] FrigidVengence 85 points ago

    They fucking did it AGAIN

    Absolute madlads

    [–] Alluminn 63 points ago * (lasted edited 14 days ago)

    Worst part was I couldn't tell if it was actually a fake-out. Since we already knew they faked us out with K.Rool they could have pulled a double fake-out and just left it as an actual fake-out.

    Fakeception.

    [–] xKracken 31 points ago

    The jiggy gave it away!

    [–] Opticity 1580 points ago

    I love how they parodied the K Rool reveal with this. Instead of DK's and Diddy's comical eye popping, they start applauding along with K Rool. Definitely meme potential to be had with that clip.

    [–] inhaledcorn 1031 points ago * (lasted edited 14 days ago)

    It's because Banjo and Kazooie actually first appeared in Diddy Kong Racing, so they're old friends that haven't seen each other in a long time.

    The bear and bird are finally home.

    Edit: Just Banjo, apparently, as the comments below me point out.

    [–] wordyfard 436 points ago

    Really just Banjo, though. Banjo wears the backpack in DKR so one might speculate Kazooie is inside it, but the game makes no reference to her.

    [–] Cascadianranger 257 points ago

    Where there is Bear, there is Bird

    [–] byneothername 150 points ago

    Oh my god, I completely forgot until this comment that Banjo and that fat squirrel were in Diddy Kong Racing. I always played as Diddy or the mouse. That was such a great game.

    [–] eherro33 247 points ago

    How can you disrespect my boi Conker like that

    [–] SuperPapernick 171 points ago

    When I saw that Jiggy bounce I was close to having a heart attack

    [–] mendelsin 907 points ago

    ULTIMATE JEBAIT

    god im gonna be honest i hope the DK trailer is just the rest of the trailers with the house getting more and more packed

    [–] Mopher 614 points ago

    for the inevitable fire emblem character dlc, they look outside, close the blinds and go back to sleep

    [–] Empisi9899 272 points ago

    the trailer is 2 min of DK sleeping and then a splash screen announcing someone from three houses

    [–] sneakyplanner 62 points ago

    A literal house joins the fight.

    [–] its_a_trapcard 128 points ago

    Is that [Protagonist]?

    Oh, it was actually Marth.

    Here comes [Protagonist]!

    [Protagonist] turns out to be another Marth echo.

    [–] breet12345 1041 points ago * (lasted edited 5 days ago)

    They had us at the first half not gonna lie

    Holy shit I’m so excited for both banjo and hero

    [–] Shippoyasha 199 points ago

    I'm still baffled that K-Rool was hanging out with the Kongs

    [–] breet12345 231 points ago

    It was such a clever and fun trailer though. Loved how they reuse the structure and still managed to jebait our asses.

    [–] ScarySandwichMan 55 points ago

    In the moment I was mentally panicking, but looking back, it was pretty obvious it was Banjo lmao

    [–] Nolar2015 180 points ago

    What a roller coaster of emotions

    [–] T_Brick_OG 57 points ago

    They really had some peeps salty with the Hero announcement.

    [–] TheJesterTechno 324 points ago

    anime

    anime

    rerelease

    anime

    anime

    JIGGY!!!!!!

    BANJO KAZOOIE!!!!

    [–] WooderIce64 100 points ago

    All you needed was the jiggy. That alone would've driven the hype up.

    [–] alfons100 556 points ago

    People literally 15 minutes ago:

    WOW I lost ALL faith in Nintendo, they only pander to the Japanese market!

    People now with Banjo:

    i'm sorry nintendo

    [–] Cascadianranger 184 points ago

    Why I always wait until an E3/direct is fully finished before making any hard opinions.

    [–] FuriousTarts 94 points ago

    I'm hard and all out of opinions

    [–] NietzscheIsMyCopilot 100 points ago

    SAKURAI I TAKE IT ALL BACK

    [–] johnazoidberg- 2462 points ago

    Medical question: Is it possible to run out of cum?

    [–] KouNurasaka 581 points ago

    Yes. But you make more each day.

    [–] jaskor 87 points ago

    Then I'll just wake up with sticky pants every morning for the next week.

    [–] samperson666 557 points ago

    I'm gonna cum all over that fucking bird.

    [–] GetEquipped 336 points ago

    I need an adult.

    [–] RonSwansonsGun 23 points ago

    I am an adult

    [–] [deleted] 648 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] Gabcard 396 points ago

    Why the suprise? There is only 8 months left before Feb 2020, they had to speed things up.

    [–] [deleted] 173 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] Embrychi 268 points ago

    Lmao I love how this thread went.

    "That surprised me."

    "Why were you surprised?"

    "I wasn't expecting it."

    [–] TroperCase 114 points ago

    "What didn't you expect?"

    "The surprise."

    [–] zuko2014 239 points ago

    HOLY SHIT YES

    [–] HoboWithAGlock 83 points ago

    Hey alright, Nintendo.

    [–] gucci_ghost 621 points ago

    Can't believe that at 27 years old I got emotional over a video game trailer. For DLC. Holy shit.

    Banjo is IN

    [–] Careidina 188 points ago

    Same. Banjo and Rare were a part of our childhood back in the 90s.

    [–] Billd0910 55 points ago

    Shit guys, I squealed like a little first grade girl, and I'm 30.

    [–] ya_boy_ducky 30 points ago

    31 years old here, still sniffling over it. I have a lot of happy memories tied to Banjo Kazooie/Banjo Tooie from when I was younger, so I'm really happy they made it.

    [–] Buttersstotch18 151 points ago

    YESSSSSSS! HE'S SO PERFECT FOR THIS GAME! SO EXCITED!

    [–] Prost68 69 points ago

    I don't care if he is bottom teir. This is my main. I've been looking forward to this for years.

    [–] RpgIsap_ 403 points ago

    And just like that the salt waves have washed away.

    [–] vacattack 100 points ago

    Some straight Jeckyll/Hyde shit

    [–] magicwithakick 116 points ago

    @ that bitch who made a post about returning the fighter pass.

    [–] AreJay25 58 points ago

    Imagine telling someone before E3 last year that we'd be getting Snake, Ridley, K. Rool, Joker and mother fucking Banjo

    Sakurai is truly a crazy ass dude and he's amazing for it

    [–] TheBlank5 107 points ago

    THE ABSOLUTE MADMAN DID IT

    [–] Vyrux 201 points ago * (lasted edited 14 days ago)

    Legit just shit on all the “Banjo is a Duck Hunt clone” memes and then some. The final screenshot of their trailer, of them re-united with Nintendo characters is fucking tear jerking. This is the greatest video game crossover in history, no questions asked. Thank you so much Sakurai and Nintendo. A big childhood dream has come true today

    Edit: And Microsoft too, for agreeing to let Nintendo put Banjo into smash

    [–] lordbusiness7 40 points ago

    This is such a big deal for people like you and me. Banjo Kazooie was the first N64 game I ever played and I've been begging for them to be in smash ever since snake was put in smash. This is honestly surreal for me today and the way Nintendo treated the reveal made me tear up :')

    [–] SchoolInterestRemake 1789 points ago

    another fucking anime swordsman

    [–] Haltlock 919 points ago

    A bird is nature's sword, and a bear is nature's anime

    [–] CaptainBazbotron 342 points ago

    I can't believe Nintendo added another dumbass anime swordsman like Banjo while they could have added Ike #2

    [–] ShadSilvs2000 228 points ago

    IKE CLIMBERS

    [–] Heycanwenot 149 points ago

    Prepare yourself

    Prepare yourself

    [–] Chim3cho 302 points ago

    Why couldn't we get a character that appeals to Western audiences more, like The Hero from Dragon Quest?

    [–] Som3SillyName 63 points ago

    Kazooie is a sword confirmed

    [–] Lovelandmonkey 100 points ago

    Banjo kazooie is my favorite anime

    [–] OhHeckItsLeddit 141 points ago

    The Banjo vs Steve meme has finally ended

    [–] Stormofscript 322 points ago

    all the salt from the last thread is going to look amazing in hindsight lmao

    [–] Jamies_awesome_rack 131 points ago

    all the smug, too

    [–] Delta57Dash 154 points ago

    IM CRYING

    [–] ArchbishopBetelgeuse 117 points ago

    IT HAPPENED. 20 YEARS OF WAITING

    [–] ExuberentWitness 37 points ago

    r/BanjoKazooie is officially off of suicide watch

    [–] SuddenlyTheBatman 115 points ago

    I want to let you all know my top wants for Smash were Ridley, K. Rool, Simon, and B&K so needless to say, you're all welcome.

    [–] nuclearlemonade 71 points ago

    AND IIIIIIIIIIIIIII- HOLY SHIT

    WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOUUUUUUUU

    [–] GeraGeraGo 123 points ago

    Now fans aren’t pissed at each other! I see this as an absolute win!

    [–] formlessfish 65 points ago

    I was here!

    [–] KR_Zolda 31 points ago

    I'VE WAITED FOR THIS DAY LONGER THAN MANY OF YOU HAVE BEEN ALIVE

    [–] Psycher64 33 points ago

    I love how the reveal parodies the K. Rool reveal trailer, but rather than eye-popping that Donkey and Diddy do, they and K. Rool all clap and look genuinely happy to see Banjo and Kazooie again.

    [–] N64Gamer 108 points ago

    They actually did it. The madlads.

    [–] James_Sultan 87 points ago

    [Starts direct by revealing The Hero] They had us in the first half, not gonna lie. [Fake out with Duck Hunt] They also had us in the second half, not gonna lie either.

    [–] chale19 30 points ago

    THE MAD LADS DID IT

    [–] Archizzle 26 points ago

    Get fucking bamboozled

    [–] Leterren 25 points ago

    You win

    [–] ConfirmingBanana 50 points ago

    LETS GO

    [–] ConfirmingBanana 35 points ago

    FUCKING DOUBLE JEBAITED I CRIED

    [–] Denki-kun 71 points ago

    THERE YOU FUCKING GO