Founded in 1985
Founders: Tim Stamper, Christ Stamper
Parent company: Ashby Computers & Graphics Ltd. (ACG)
Rare was set up as a new division of ACG to work on games for newer platforms than the previous Ultimate was known for.
Bought by Microsoft in 2002. Before this the Stamper brothers had majority share on the company with Nintendo having minority, after this Microsoft wholly owned the company.
In 2007, the founders leave the company.
It is known for Banjo-Kazooie, Battletoads, Donkey Kong, Double Dragon, Jetman, Killer Instinct, Perfect Dark, Star Fox, Viva Piñata, Wizards & Warriors
Releases per year
Rare best rated games
|Battletoads in Battlemaniacs||1993||snes|
|Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble!||1996||snes|
|Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest||1995||snes|
|Donkey Kong Country||1994||snes|
|Conker's Bad Fur Day||2001||n64|
|Donkey Kong 64||1999||n64|
Rare worst games
|Diddy Kong Racing||1997||n64|
|Killer Instinct Gold||1996||n64|