There are only two levels. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Title: This isn't licensed, I don't see why it would have been rushed, and I personally would not have wanted my name attached to this as it was released. Check out this collection of photos we love from some of our favorite video games. The same goes for all the character themes for everyone who had previously appeared in the first game (Cortex, Brio and Ripper Roo). After decades of fruitless attempts, the trio finally make their escape, ripping an Evil-Scientist-sized ... See full summary », The Bandicoots, Cortex, and his minions have been transported to a strange alien planet by the ruler, Emperor Velo the 27th, who claims to be the fastest racer in the galaxy. Crash has several moves: jump, spin attack, body slam, slide, duck, crawl, and an extra-high jump performed by sliding or ducking and then jumping. If the player collects all of the gems in the game, the secret ending is activated. When Cortex explains he will speak in an annoyed tone. Well, there are exceptions. "Hang Eight": referencing the term "hang ten", and the fact that crash has eight fingers. Genre All Star Racing 2. Parts of these levels contain ice, in which when Crash walks on it, he gently slides while standing. "Pack Attack" could also be a reference to the game 'Pac Attack', a Pac-Man video game. He convinces Crash to collect the crystals, so that he can use their powers of the aligned planets to prevent the Earth from facing certain doom. Directional buttons or left analog stick (If the player is on a select screen): Select. After beating a level for the … There aren't Time Trials in this, and again, nothing to go back to earlier spots to use. Platformer Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back received generally positive reviews from critics and was considered to be superior to its predecessor. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back 117,173 56 138 69 . Crash is then thrust into several parts of the islands in order to gather crystals and allow Cortex to contain the power of the upcoming planetary alignment and keep the planet from being destroyed. Doctor N. Gin (Boss 4, fought in a space port). This is extended even further by having certain PAL releases not only re-use the screenshot, but mirror it as well. There are three of them. In them, Crash goes through a sewer in which he must avoid Scrubbers, Lab Assistants, flying robots and mutated rats. PlayStationPlayStation Network This made the series end on a cliffhanger with Crash and Cortex stuck in space after finding out the locations of the crystals. Crash must stop Doctor Neo Cortex from using magical mojo to turn his island's inhabitants into monstrous Titans. This takes Crash to another portion in the level of the main path and contains boxes and other secrets one might notice not being found on the main path. and MediEvil, as a precautionary measure when the two other games experienced technical problems. There are several differences between the manga and game series which include: Crash speaks throughout the whole story, there is some mild swearing, Wumpa Fruit and Crystals are referred to as apples and Power Stones and many of the jokes and gags are based around the Japanese culture. Lots of them!). Warp Room 3 is based the sewer-themed levels. Komodo Brothers (Boss 2, fought in a circus tent). Throughout his quest Crash is contacted by his sister Coco, who is continuously searching into Cortex's scheme and trying to figure out what Cortex is really using the crystals for. Cortex tricking Crash (and Aku Aku) into getting Crystals. The third time, Cortex will re-explain how to get crystals and how to advance. Production started on the second game in October 1996, over the course of 13 months with a budget of $2,000,000. Use the HTML below. There are three of them. These levels are quite like the chase levels of the first game, except in a mountainous region. There are only two levels. and a technologically advanced factory(with pistons! 4. "Rock It": possible pun with "rocket" (homophones). Doctor Neo Cortex (Boss 5, fought in an asteroid tube in space). This resulted in Crash's model having significantly improved graphics and animation. Game Revolution's Mark Cooke, meanwhile, went into more detail and started off by describing the graphics as "awesome". One trip throught the jungle for batteries for Coco sends Crash to a warp room with 5 portals. The PAL version has made the collision for Crash's belly flop attack significantly larger. ESRB: Kids to Adults (K-A)ESRB: Everyone (E)ELSPA: 3+ OFLC: General (G) You may be interested in: Start Game. This game marked the first appearances of Coco, Polar, the Komodo Brothers, Tiny Tiger, and N. Gin. It is the second game in the Crash Bandicoot series, and the sequel to the original game.Taking place on a fictional group of islands near Australia, Crash Bandicoot 2 follows the adventures of the anthropomorphic bandicoot Crash. Going to special locations, where something is somehow out of place, brings Crash to one of five secret levels. These are the river-themed levels in the game. It was entitled Dansu! Crash! The following is a list of quotes from Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back; they are listed alphabetically by character. 0 of 6 people found this review helpful. The staff of IGN praised the "spot on" control and noted the decreased linearity of the game and increased intuition of the bonus levels compared to the first game. These are the main snow-themed levels of the game. These did not exist in the original PS1 version of the game. In the fourth installment of the Crash Bandicoot series, an evil alien called Nitros Oxide challenges Crash, his friends, and even his enemies to a racing competition to see who is the fastest in the Universe. The game's audio was also well-received; Broady simply stated that the music "couldn't be better", while Cooke said that Clancy Brown's "hilarious satirical" performance as Doctor Neo Cortex added to the game's cartoonish quality. Naughty Dog head Andy Gavin created a new engine for this game, which was three times faster than the previous game and could handle up to ten times the animation. Add the first question.