Released last year as a PlayStation 4 exclusive, remastered versions of Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back and Crash Bandicoot: Warped are coming to Switch on July 10. Update: And Xbox One and PC as well.
Watching this video of an army of Crash Bandicoots leaping at a man who has a gun but is unable to escape the screams—oh god, the screams—it strikes me that what’s considered scary in the year 2017 is very different from what frightened us back in ‘90s, when the original Doom first came out.
Stormy Ascent was a level in the first Crash game that originally got scrapped because it was ultimately considered too difficult. During a panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Vicarious Visions revealed that the lost level would be available as a free download via the PlayStation Store.
Today, the developers of the Crash Bandicoot remastered trilogy confirmed what many players had suspected: The physics are very different now. And it makes the game more difficult.
The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy takes the level data from the three original PlayStation classics and adds new graphics, sounds and challenges. It’s not quite a remaster and not really a remake. Whatever it is, it’s really good.
The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy for PlayStation 4 features Crash’s sister Coco as a playable character across all three remastered games. Apparently she utilized time travel to inject herself. That’s so Coco. Speaking of time traveling, the game drops on June 30.
The Crash Bandicoot trilogy PS4 remaster will be out on June 30, Activision said today. New trailer right here! It’ll be $40 for the package.
Everyone suspected that a Crash Bandicoot revival might be in the works, but when the N. Sane Trilogy was announced at this past E3, people weren’t sure what to make of it.
Former Sony mascot Crash Bandicoot hasn’t spoken much, if at all, in the video games he’s been in over the last two decades. He’s talking plenty in the new Skylanders Academy cartoon that premiered on Neftlix last week.
At E3 2016 Activision revealed that one-time Sony mascot character Crash Bandicoot would be appearing in Skylanders Imaginators this fall. Announced during Gamescom, Crash is also bringing his best enemy along for the ride, along with an entire level set in the Wumpa Islands.
While a trio of remasters and a Skylanders cameo isn’t quite the Crash Bandicoot revival fans were hoping for, it’s a promising new beginning. And hey, new toy.
The old Crash Bandicoot games are getting remastered for PS4, Sony just announced.
“14-Year Anniversary of Crash Bandicoot Passes By Largely Unnoticed” is an Onion headline from 2010, and it’s true: Naughty Dog’s version of Sonic and Mario was an unofficial PlayStation mascot, but Crash Bandicoot didn’t achieve the iconic status of his forebears. Still, when rumors of a Bandicoot reboot circulated…
The Aku Aku Mask’s looking great on this heavily modified Playstation 2.
We won’t see a new Crash Bandicoot from Naughty Dog anytime soon, but that doesn’t mean the series is losing its popularity. LEGO builder Martin Stipkovic paid tribute with this set featuring multiple levels of Crash Bandicoot 2.
Back before Sony gots its grubby little mitts on Crash Bandicoot, Universal Interactive Studio toyed with the idea of opening and closing the game with hand-drawn animation. This hand-drawn animation, to be precise.
With its TNT crates and colorful jungle environment, the second level "Jungle Rollers" and even the entire first island is one of the most memorable ones in Naughty Dog's classic. Belgian modding veteran Vadu Amka recently made a custom PS1 based on all the level's features, and it looks really neat.
Wu-Tang and Crash Bandicoot, together at...last? This mashup of Gravel Pit v Crash Bandicoot: Warped is just fantastic.
What do you do after founding and retiring from one of video games' most successful development houses? If you're Naughty Dog co-founder Andy Gavin, you write books.
Spyro the Dragon made a comeback this year, co-starring in Activision's ambitious Skylanders series, but what about Spyro's PlayStation contemporary, that loud-mouthed anti-Mario called Crash Bandicoot?