Grant Kirkhope is pretty much an established household name at this point, especially with people who grew up playing GoldenEye 007, Banjo-Kazooie, Grabbed by the Ghoulies, Viva Piñata, World of Warcraft, and Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle (there are plenty more but we’ll leave it at that). During EGX 2023, Grant appeared on a number of panels, including the Banjo-Kazooie 25th Anniversary Panel (if you are interested in that, you can find our coverage here), A panel to talk about his career in video games, and another to talk about Mario+Rabbids games.
While we were unable to attend Grant’s other talks, Barry Dunne of Impact Game Station managed to record Grant’s talk on his career in video games. It is a rather interesting talk as Grant speaks about his origins and how he started out working at Rare, as well as memorable moments throughout his career.
If you would like to watch/listen to Grant Kirkhope’s talk on his career, be sure to check out the video below.
As for an extra bonus, Barry Dunne also got a one on one interview with Grant Kirkhope as well to talk about other things that weren’t mentioned during the precious panel. You can also find that below.
What did you think of the panel and the interview? Did you learn something new about Grant that you haven’t heard before? Let us know in the comments and be sure to follow Barry Dunne at Impact Game Station for more great content