Rare, Ltd.

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The classic Rare logo (1994-2003)
Rare Ltd.'s current logo since 2010.

Rare, Ltd. (also known as Rareware and simply Rare) is a British video game company that currently makes games for Microsoft's Xbox One. Before Microsoft bought rights to Rare, Rare had the rights to Nintendo's Donkey Kong character. They are responsible for bringing him back into his first starring role since Donkey Kong 3 in his own adventure - Donkey Kong Country. Therefore, Rare is to thank for the Donkey Kong Universe as it is known today, with characters such as Diddy Kong and the Kremlings. Since Microsoft bought the rights to Rare, Nintendo now owns the rights to Donkey Kong.

Donkey Kong games[edit]

Canceled games[edit]