Here's Banjo-Kazooie's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate theme

Posted by John 'Velociraptor' Guerrero • June 11, 2019 at 12:26 p.m. PDT

A good portion of the fighting game community is still up in the clouds, riding the nostalgic high induced by today's Banjo-Kazooie character reveal for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. We're here to keep the good vibes going by sharing the character theme that was recently posted on the Super Smash Bros. YouTube channel.

Expectations for music coming from an old Rare title are going to be quite lofty, but we think Nintendo did a fine job giving the familiar melody an updated feel.

Now it may have something to do with the fact that Disney has more or less monopolized the world of pop culture as we know it, but we're definitely feeling like this is the kind of tune you might here while walking around a Disney park, especially near a Toy Story attraction.

That Southern feel is certainly there as the banjo is prominently featured as the center stage instrument, but it's actually the violins that take the lead and keep things moving along.

The song stays very true to the source material, and we can almost picture Banjo and the gang out in front of his house a la the original game's introduction sequence, just this time everyone is in 4k resolution.

What do you think of this updated take on an old classic? How excited are you to play as Banjo-Kazooie when they officially drop this Fall? Chime in with all your thoughts in the comments below.

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