The return of Crash Bandicoot on a new adventure novel announced very soon ? Activision turned up the pressure !
UPDATE TO The ARTICLE : A certain “Crash Bandicoot 4 : It’s About Time” would come from leaker on the classification system in Taiwan. Toys For Bob (the developers of the trilogy Spyro) would be the developers of this new game. You will obviously have to wait for confirmation from Activision, but it feels pretty good !
The return of Crash Bandicoot, this is a wish that millions of players share in the sector of the video game. Real mascot of the first PlayStation in the late 1990s, such as Mario for Nintendo, or Sonic for Sega, Crash for known beautiful hours of glories under the label ” Naughty Dog from 1996 to 1999. Alas, as soon as Universal has broken its partnership with Sony and Naughty Dog to develop it-even in their play, our small marsupial has known for years 2000 catastrophic with an abandonment pure and simple of the license in 2008. For 12 years, Crash Bandicoot has not experienced new adventures.
After two very good return in 2017 with Crash Bandicoot N-Sane Trilogy (a remake of the first three games Crash Bandicoot by Naughty Dog in 1996, 1997 and 1998), as well as the remake of CTR : Crash Team Racing Nitro Fueled (the remake of the last game of Naughty Dog in 1999), Crash should come back very soon, but in a new new adventure.
The rumours have been circulating since the end of the year 2019. In a first time following a first teasing in a pub PlayStation with a new mask and a new experience in the license to Crash Bandicoot. Many rumors spoke of a Crash Bandicoot World in December 2019, with a possible announcement at the Game Awards. Then, early 2020, new rumours about an arrival on PS5. Finally, after the release of a mobile game (still not available in France), it is official that the return of Crash is in the making.
Crash Bandicoot – back announced very soon ?
This time, it seems to be good. Crash Bandicoot should come back very soon in a new adventure and the track of the album, “Worlds” starts all over again. In fact, Activision has sent out to numerous retailers and specialty websites a strange package. On a poster orange, it is possible to read ” Here’s a little something to occupy your free time — your bandicoot favorite “. With this poster it’s a puzzle. Once it’s done, we find the famous mask of the television advertising that dates back to the end of 2019, and which had launched the first rumors.
I received an Interesting Package from "Your Favorite Bandicoot". Inside was a Puzzle. When I put it together it made a new Mask… Yet it's Familiar.
— Canadian Guy Eh (@Canadianguyehh) June 18, 2020
This tweet posted by the Youtubeur Cannadien Guy Eh (famous for his videos on Crash Bandicoot and Spyro) does not leave much room for doubt. As a reminder, in December 2018, just days before the announcement of CTR Nitro Fueled for the Game Awards, Activision had done the same thing by sending a card to announce to the players to be ready on the starting line. The card was accompanied by as soon as the oranges that hang in the rear-view mirror of our car. A few days later, the game was announced for the Game Awards.
On Monday, Geoff Keighley (the organizer of the Game Awards and the Summer Game Fest) should animate a Live to announce a game mystery. And if it was the hour of our Bandicoot ? As a reminder, the last two remakes of Crash Bandicoot came out in June. It was in June 2017 for Crash Bandicoot N-Sane Trilogy, and June 2019 for CTR Nitro Fueled. June 2020 could therefore be a good time for an announcement. All the more that the 21st of June, this will be the first anniversary of the remake Crash Team Racing Nitro Fueled. Matter to follow therefore !