Rare reveals cancelled Conker Sequel, Gettin’ Medieval
Rare has revealed an abundance of details for its unannounced Conker Sequel, Gettin’ Medieval.
Conker: Gettin’ Medieval was to be an online multi-player third-person shooter for the original Xbox.
In development following the release of Conker: Live and Reloaded in 2005, Gettin’ Medieval was canned shortly thereafter.
Conker wasn’t to be the main character though, which is a little weird considering his reputation.
Instead, the main character would have been Death, with Conker relegated to some kind of guest appearance.
Many of the characters were planned to be medieval renditions of military units seen in past Conker games.
For example, the Demolitioner would have been the Battle Mage and the Long Ranger was turned into a Musketeer.
It seemed like a cool and interesting twist on the Conker formula, and one we certainly wouldn’t have expected from Rare.
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Rare expanded upon the cancelled project with some concept art and developer insight in a new video, which you can watch below.
We rarely (pun-intended) receive such an in-depth look at cancelled projects such as this, especially from the developers themselves.
Kudos to Rare for digging out some of their old projects and looking back at them – it makes for a brilliant watch.
The “Rare Revealed” video series is well worth a look, taking an interesting dive into the developer’s history.
Rare Replay released in August for the Xbox One.
It contains more than 30 games from the Rare catalogue, ranging from Battletoads to Perfect Dark.