Amazon.com bagged a “Unnamed game designer” from Rare for an interview on Conker. It’s an interesting read. If you think what you see know is a little risque, then let’s just say Rare tamed things down quite a bit.
On a related note, Cube.IGN has a history of Rare on it’s site. It covers the company’s rise to fame from Jetpac to Battletoads up through current developements.