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Crash Bandicoot returns to the karting scene with a host of other characters from the adventure series, and this time they have both Neo Cortex and Emperor Velo to worry about. Velo has taken the crew to a remote planet, forced to race for their lives against Neo Cortex and his many evildoers.

Choose from various game modes, from the straight into the action Arcade mode to Adventure mode, following Crash and the gang in the story to save Earth. Race against four friends in multiplayer battle modes, plus connect to the Gamecube for extra options and upload your high scores to the internet ranking system.


Crash Nitro Kart PlayStation 2 Title screen.

Promo Images

Crash Nitro Kart Render
Crash Nitro Kart Render
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Alternate Titles

  • "Crash Bandicoot Bakusou! Nitro Kart" -- Japanese title
  • "CNK" -- Common abbreviation

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User Reviews

I always loved crash bandicoot, and especially this one. Simon Koetsier (434) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Worth Playing Dec 16, 2003 8.4 out of 10 84
Game Chronicles Dec 18, 2003 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Nov 10, 2003 7.5 out of 10 75
IGN Nov 12, 2003 7.4 out of 10 74 (UK) Dec 09, 2003 7 out of 10 70 Dec 10, 2003 67 out of 100 67 Nov 20, 2003 11 out of 20 55
Next Level Gaming Dec 01, 2003 54 out of 100 54
GameSpy Nov 15, 2003 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Super Play (Sweden) Dec, 2003 3 out of 10 30


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Developer Change

The game was originally being developed by Traveller's Tales, who handed development to Vicarious Visions so that they could focus on Crash Twinsanity.

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Kartanym (12749) added Crash Nitro Kart (PlayStation 2) on Dec 03, 2004
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