Banjo Kazooie Update Fixes "Small Text" Problem

Banjo Kazooie Update Fixes "Small Text" Problem

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Rare has released a title update for Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts that fixes the problem some standard-definition television owners were experiencing with the game's small text.

Complaints began with the demo release of the game, when users pointed out that in-game text was small and difficult to read on some SDTV sets. Initially, Rare acknowledged the problem but said it would be "too expensive" to fix. "Unfortunately, this is an issue that doesn't look like it will get changed," Rare Community Manager George Kelion told CVG. "I don't want to bore you with the technical side of things (I really don't understand it all myself), but the long and the short of it is that the text you see in the demo will be the same as that which you find in the retail version of the game."

The minds at Rare apparently changed fairly quickly, however, as a few days later Xbox 360 Fanboy revealed the studio would in fact be releasing an update to the game, expected within 30 days. They missed that mark by a few days, but now the fix is out there. The new title update adds a "Large Dialogue Text" setting in the game's display options, which significantly increases the game's text for people playing on older and/or smaller televisions.

The moral of the story? It's hard to put a price tag on good P.R. Thumbs-up to Rare for taking care of things so quickly.

Source: Xbox 360 Fanboy

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I sold back Dead Rising pretty fast because of the small text on a non-HD tv. Now that I have a HD tv, I'm debating buying it back.

Good to see that fixed, that really put me off the game.

Brokkr:
I sold back Dead Rising pretty fast because of the small text on a non-HD tv. Now that I have a HD tv, I'm debating buying it back.

Oh man, that pissed me off. I eventually just had to look it up online instead of trying to read the on-screen text.

Brokkr:
I sold back Dead Rising pretty fast because of the small text on a non-HD tv. Now that I have a HD tv, I'm debating buying it back.

I thought of that game right away. The text ruined the game for me back when I didn't have an HD tv.

xitel:

Brokkr:
I sold back Dead Rising pretty fast because of the small text on a non-HD tv. Now that I have a HD tv, I'm debating buying it back.

Oh man, that pissed me off. I eventually just had to look it up online instead of trying to read the on-screen text.

Yea, I played it for maybe 2-3 hours tops before I couldn't handle it any more.

Hmmm? I thought this fix was "too costly and difficult to implement"? Guess it wasn't that bad when people started giving them shit. Stupid gits.

 

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