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Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair

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Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is a brand-new platform adventure where the duo face off against their arch-nemesis Capital B. Grab your Steam PC key now!
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About Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair

About this game

Join heroes Yooka and Laylee as they return for a new platform hybrid adventure in Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair. With this Steam PC key, you'll follow the quirky duo on a new mission to stop arch-nemesis Capital B.

HE'S AT IT AGAIN!
That dastardly villain Capital B is up to no good, his latest evil masterplan is to use a 'Hivemind' device to enslave an entire kingdom of bees. With the help of Queen Phoebee and her Royal Beetallion, you'll lead Yooka and Laylee into CB's 'Impossible Lair' in an attempt to thwart his evil plans.

2.5D IS THE PLACE TO BE
Enjoy a new yet retro perspective in Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair. Unlike the original Yooka-Laylee title, you'll explore 2.5D platform levels - each offering beautiful, rich visuals with detail and depth.

A NEW HUB
Head to the 3D Overworld, another new feature in Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair, which is much more than just a hub to hop from level to level. Explore and unlock more 2D levels by completing objectives and puzzles in the Overworld, rescue the Royal Beetallion bees and find collectibles.

ALTERNATE STATE
Once you've mastered a level, go back and experience again with a range of alternate level states. Flip switches in the Overworld hub to create new landscapes - hook up electricity, submerge them in water, freeze or flip them upside down for radically modified challenges!

KNOW WHEN TO STRIKE (OR STING)
Feel free to tackle Capital B’s Impossible Lair at any time, but be warned as you may find it too much of a challenge without the help of the Royal Beetallion. Help free them by completing levels and add them to your defenses when planning your attack on Capital B’s traps!

YOUR OFFICIAL YOOKA-LAYLEE AND THE IMPOSSIBLE LAIR STEAM PC KEY GIVES YOU:

  • Rich visuals and colorful worlds to explore
  • 2.5D platforming levels with a 3D Overworld hub
  • The latest installment in the adventure platformer series
  • Developed by key creative talent behind 'Donkey Kong Country'

Game Details

Release Date:
October 07, 2019
Developer:
Playtonic Games
Publisher:
Team17 Digital Ltd
Rating:
ESRB rating of 6
USK rating of 6
Supported Languages:
English +
Franchise:
YookaLaylee
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Product Requirements

Minimum:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows® 10
  • Processor: Intel i5 3.3GHz Processor
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650
  • Storage: 6 GB available space

Recommended:

  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

Critic Reviews

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MGG

80 / 100
"Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair has reinvented the franchise where it was needed. We are not witnessing a revolution of the platform genre, but the beginning of its...

GameWatcher

90 / 100
"Thanks to its tough-but-fair challenge, Playtonic has made a very rewarding game. There are moments where I had the realization I was having full-on fun, smiling all the way,...

SpazioGames

75 / 100
"Despite a strong game structure change and the presence of 2.5D levels, Yooka-Layle and the impossible Lair has nothing to envy to the previous chapter."
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Relax & enjoy! 63.64%  of players consider this game to be Just Right

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Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair User Reviews

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User Rating

Average score from 100 ratings
85% of users would recommend this.
4.3

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A good platform game with a bitter twist at the end

VicViperV
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A very pleasant platformer for 99% of its time, but which unfortunately crosses the last level, and the reason for this is stated in the name itself - Impossible Lair. All in all it's a nice relaxing game to kick back in the evening, not too easy but with a very balanced approach to each level, but it's the last level that completely changes the game! It becomes hard and cruel, unforgiving of mistakes, and you have to try it again and again until you memorize it, until you have mastered all the moves. Is it still possible to recommend this game? Yes, but be prepared to either suffer a little at the end, or give up and not finish the last level at all.
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TheFirstJosh
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Hope ya brought your jumping shoes kids
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Great platformer!

Redeemed Raider
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I remember seeing this come up as a game for Xbox Gamepass back when I used to subscribe to it, but I thought it looked lame. I have to say, I was wrong. I picked this up as part of a bundle, but I was surprised by the platforming elements presented in this game. It really borrows from many of the good features of most platformers out there like Mario Brothers, Donkey Kong Country, Rayman, and blends them into a fun experience! I highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys these sorts of games!
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WatPatat
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The game is really fun. I'm not a big fan of platformer, but this one I like. It's goofy in the right way and I really like graphics.
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Fakem
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Game is really fun if you bought it cheap. I
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Kytetsu
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If you like old-school mascot platformers, you will likely be into this. Visually the game is well done and the controls are tight. Just a solid platform error. I wouldn't go into it expecting the next blockbuster storyline, but it is a great casual playthrough.
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Recommended

Ryudo
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Some of the positives: It feels relaxing to play, first half of the game was the most fun I had with the game. A lot of things to collect around the world. Also has some nice hidden things. Negatives: Gameplay wise it doesn't feel thaaaat good and free style. After the half it got repetitive. And I wasnt a big fun of the side-scrolling levels. Overall a positive review, there is fun to be had and I think the developers should keeps working on games and one day they will have a true gem!
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Recommended

slaveone
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This game is pretty fun. Lot's of humor, well written. Game play was simple. Fun for kids and adults. Definitely worth adding to your library.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Available DLCs for Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair include Yooka-Laylee and the Kracklestone Graphic Novel, Trowzers Tonics, and OST
Somewhere in the middle. 64% of GameFAQs users said the difficulty is Just Right. 33% of GameFAQs users said Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is Tough or Unforgiving.
According to USK, Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is suitable for players aged 6 and above.
Yes, Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is Steam Deck Verified. This game supports using the gyro/trackpad in mouse mode for camera controls with gamepad controls for movement
  • This game shows Steam Deck controller icons
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
  • All functionality is accessible when using the default controller configuration
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
Minimum:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
  • OS: Windows® 10
  • Processor: Intel i5 3.3GHz Processor
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650
  • Storage: 6 GB available space
Recommended:
  • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
The average playtime for GameFAQs users is 17 hours. 76% of users played Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair for over 12 hours.
Yes, Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair has broad critical consensus. 85% of critics on Metacritic recommend Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair. The Metascore is 81 out of 100.
85% of Fanatical users recommend Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair. The average review score is 4.3/5
Yes, 85% of Fanatical users and 85% of critics on Metacritic recommend Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair.
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair was released on October 07, 2019
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair is published by Team17 Digital Ltd
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair was developed by Playtonic Games
Fanatical users tagged Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair as Adventure, Platformer, Exploration, and Puzzle
Fanatical users tagged Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair as Colorful, Cute, Family Friendly, and Great Soundtrack
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair as Adventure
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair as Platformer
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair as Exploration

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