Banjo-Karting (AKA:The Fast and the Furriest) was a game prototype for Xbox 360,started by Rare Ltd.Before Banjo and Kazooie : Nuts and Bolts was finished in late 2008.The prototype took advantage of classic Banjo-Kazooie characters and built upon the racing parts of Nuts and Bolts.
In total, there were 7 playable characters for the game:
- Banjo (Banjo-Kazooie)
- Sabre Wulf (Sabre wulf)
- Sabre Man (Sabreman)
- Vela (Jet Force Gemini)
- Joanna Dark (Perfect Dark)
- Rash (Battletoads)
- Avatars (Xbox Avatars)
Due to Rare's shift to Kinect projects,this prototype was cancelled.
- In some parts of the game,you could use the Mumbo's wand to use the scenario as an object (Like using a farm to build a bridge to cross a river).
- One of the cars created from the prototype was later included into the Xbox 360 version of Sonic and Sega All Stars Racing.
- The players could also use the wand to take out parts of the opponent's car to make the car more powerful.
On August,4,2015,User xcagegame uploaded a video that contains more evidence about Banjo-racing.The video can be seen on the XONE exclusive Rare Replay.