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This is a timeless classic that i will never tire of. The idea at the time was original and very successful. It was very popular, hence the reason that there have been 2 sequels. The game is about a bandicoot called 'crash' and you have to guide him round loads of levels, kill enemies and collect things in order to progress. The graphics are excellent with very few glitches. In my opinion this makes really good use of the Playstation's capabilities. It is a really fun game to play. The levels are fun with many different things to do. I was glad that this game was difficult as it kept my attention for a long period of time. Well worth getting- then get the other two!
Crash Bandicoot, the famous marsupial video-game icon, comes spinning into yet another ... more
solid action platform game in Crash Bandicoot: the Wrath of Cortex. This is the first true platform game for the Xbox, and is suitable for cartoon-action loving fans of all ages. Evil is at an all-time decline, so Crash's arch-nemesis Dr Neo Cortex is designing the ultimate weapon: Crunch, the extra-evil-bio-engineered-super-bandicoot. However, in order to complete Crunch, the good doctor needs more power... the kind of power that only evil, renegade voodoo masks can provide. Enter the Elementals. Set free by the evil voodoo mask Uka-Uka, the Elementals control various aspects of the environment. They are so powerful and so dangerous that they almost destroyed the earth once, and were sealed in special crystals to protect the earth from certain doom. Uka-Uka believes that by harnessing the power of these evil masks, Dr Cortex will have all the power he needs to complete Crunch and finally finish off Crash. So once again Crash returns to his crystal-collecting, box-bashing, bad guy-spinning ways. Can he stop the masks? Will he defeat Crunch? Only time, and your weary game-playing hands, will tell.The Wrath of Cortex is the hardest game in the series' history. There are 30 levels, seven different vehicles for Crash to use, bonus levels and a time trial mode. Also, as you progress throughout the game, you fight five bosses and for each boss you defeat, you unlock a new move (double jump, bazooka, tiptoe, Crash dash and death tornado). And in what is probably the coolest feature, you get to play as Crash's sister Coco on some levels. Okay, so the game is good, but is it perfect? Well, the graphics are solid, but not much of an improvement over the PS2 version--it definitely doesn't take full advantage of the Xbox's hardware. Also, the long load times for the levels can be annoying. Lastly, Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex was not developed by Naughty Dog, the company that started the series. The game, while faithfully following the traditional feel of the series, misses some of the polished quirkiness that Naughty Dog was known for.The Wrath of Cortex is a great game for all ages, and will give you 40-plus hours of gameplay. --Bryan Karsh Amazon.com
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unterirdische Protale Kontakt miteinander aufgenommen und planen nun gemeinsam die Herrschaft über das Universum zu gewinnen. Die beiden Bösewichter teilen sich ihre Ressourcen und weiten ihren Machtbereich aus, um bald beide Welten mit ihren bösen Helfershelfern zu überschwemmen. Crash und Spyro müssen zusammenarbeiten, um herauszufinden, was diese neue Bedrohung bedeutet und um diese aufzuhalten, bevor das Universum verloren ist.