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The first time I ever played Uncharted, I was immediately reminded of Indiana Jones. I felt thrust back into his world of adventure and defeating the bad guys and mysterious treasures. But maybe my favorite part of playing Uncharted was trying to spot the Easter Eggs. Here are six of the biggest Easter Eggs in the Uncharted series.
As most of you may or may not know, the foundation of my video game career began with legendary platformers like Crash Bandicoot, Spyro The Dragon and Ratchet & Clank. These are the games I had spent hours pouring into, collecting Wumpa fruit or carefully jumping from platform to platform. But the reboot of Ratchet & Clank took that nostalgia I held so dearly and magnified it into the platformer I have been searching for in the last few years of game releases.
A lot of fans of Crash Bandicoot have been clamoring and begging for a new entry in the series. We haven't seen Crash Bandicoot in a game since 2010's Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 2 for mobile devices (assuming you want to count that as a real game) but there might be a real entry in the series on the way, according to NECA.
A couple days ago, Sony Middle East tweeted something very, very suspicious. It was the picture of what seems to be a new Crash Bandicoot character with the comment, “Most Wanted Person...where are you Crash?”
Do you remember the commercials for Crash Bandicoot? A guy ran around in a Crash suit doing stupid things, and yet somehow I completely understood what was going on and what the message behind the commercial was: play Crash Bandicoot, of course! These are five of some of the most entertaining video game commercials from the earlier days.
With upcoming titles like the rebooted Ratchet and Clank, Psychonauts 2, Yooka-Laylee and Lucky’s Tale, it’s obvious that a demand for the lovable, cartoony platformers we used to know and love is heavily increasing. And this could be exactly what the video game universe needs right now.
The epitome of any Gen-Y gamer’s childhood is filled with memories of vibrant platformers like Spyro The Dragon, Jak and Daxter and Crash Bandicoot. It’s been years since anyone has heard anything about Crash Bandicoot since its last few failed titles. But now, a YouTuber by the name of Anisotropic is hard at work designing a fan-made reboot of Crash Bandicoot using Unreal Engine 4—and it looks pretty amazing.
Crash Bandicoot was the unofficial mascot for PlayStation back in the nineties. However, producer and co-creator David Siller revealed this weekend that the character could have had an even wider impact on pop culture.
Crash Bandicoot helped give Sony an unofficial mascot to compete against Nintendo with Mario and Sega with Sonic, as well as establish a new way to engage in challenging platforming back on the 32-bit console. Well, despite all the success that cartoony and spirited depiction of characters like Crash helped bring Naughty Dog, they won't be returning to the series anytime soon.
A 30th Anniversary documentary was released for Naughty Dog to celebrate the company's rise and continued success over the years. The video highlights the scrappy, indie-start of the company as it rose through the ranks to become one of the most recognized entertainment studios the world around.
This week a rumor circulated that Activision had sold the rights to Crash Bandicoot to Sony, perhaps laying the groundwork for a PS4 revival of the series. However, Activision says that they didn't sell off the long-missing mascot.
A couple years back, Crash Bandicoot fans missed out on a new game without even knowing about it. A set of leaked screenshots show off Crash Team Racing 2010, the kart racing game that never was.
You can file this one under “Rumor” for the time being, but yet another alleged PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale screenshot is making its way around the internet, this time revealing Crash Bandicoot as a possible playable character for Sony's upcoming mash-up brawler.
At one point Crash was the official mascot for Sony’s PSX. But now he's been prostituted out to different consoles with meager success. Anyway, you can prepare for another of Crash’s exploits in the recently shipped, Crash Bandicoot: Mind Over Mutant.