DescriptionDr. Neo Cortex and Dr. Nitrus Brio, two evil doctors determined to take over the world, create two devices to turn innocent creatures into genius destroyers of the world. One particular animal, a Bandicoot, is chosen to be the leader of the pack, but when the devices fail in their attempts, the animals are turned into crazy monsters. Only Crash Bandicoot survives with brain intact, now knowing that Neo Cortex is the real bad guy. Cortex notices the threat that Crash may cause, and banishes Crash to another island. So it is up to Crash to find his way through the islands monster population and stop Cortex from destroying the world, as well as saving his girlfriend who is next on the devices list.
In Crash' first appearance on the Playstation, you must run, jump and spin your way through this part 3D platform/part Side Scroller/part Mario 64 style adventure.
- "Crash 1" -- Informal name
- "クラッシュ・バンディク-" -- Japanese spelling
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- Crash Bandicoot series
- PlayStation Greatest Hits releases
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- PlayStation the Best series
|Sony's answer to Mario... until the PS2 was released anyway||*Katakis* (37809)|
|Conventional Platformer in 3D||Evan Agresti (7)|
|The Original & The Best!||Jim Fun (222)||unrated|
|One of Playstation's finest games||Fraser Wilson (5)|
The Press Says
|Gaming Target||Aug 16, 2002||9.3 out of 10||93|
|Retro Spirit Games||Oct 24, 2013||90|
|Absolute Playstation||Sep, 1996||9 out of 10||90|
|Mega Fun||Oct, 1996||86 out of 100||86|
|Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM)||Oct, 1996||8.4 out of 10||84|
|Absolute Playstation||Sep, 1996||8 out of 10||80|
|IGN||Nov 21, 1996||7.5 out of 10||75|
|Entertainment Weekly||Oct 11, 1996||B||75|
|Game Revolution||Jun 04, 2004||B||75|
|GameSpot||Dec 01, 1996||6.8 out of 10||68|
|Topic||# Posts||Last Post|
|Very underrated platformer||5||Jason S
Sep 20, 2009
AdvertisementIn the Japanese PlayStation TV ads, Crash shared a house with Parappa the Rapper.
Cut levelDuring the production of this game, Naughty Dog has been eliminated a level called Stormy Ascent (a sequel of Slippery Climb) because the level was too hard.
MusicOne of Crash Bandicoot's composers, Mark Mothersbaugh, was the lead singer of the 80's pop band Devo.
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- Wikipedia: Crash Bandicoot (Information about Crash Bandicoot at Wikipedia)