In the scorching heat of summer 2017, gamers were treated to a nostalgic blast from the past with the release of “Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy.” Developed by Vicarious Visions and published by Activision, this remastered trilogy promised to rekindle the fiery spirit of one of gaming’s most beloved marsupials, Crash Bandicoot.
Crash Bandicoot, the furry hero, was back in action. This time, he brought along his sister Coco and a slew of memorable villains like Dr. Neo Cortex and Uka Uka. The game genre? Pure platforming bliss.
Picture this: You’re transported to a lush, vibrant world filled with lush jungles, treacherous bridges, and challenging jumps. The game’s visuals were a spectacle to behold, with every level meticulously redesigned to take full advantage of modern hardware. The lush greens of the Wumpa Islands, the scorching sands of the Lost City, and the icy chills of Cortex Castle all came to life like never before.
The gameplay was where Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy truly shone. Controls were tight, and the difficulty curve was a delightful challenge. Each level was a meticulously crafted obstacle course filled with hazards, enemies, and secrets. Players had to master the art of precision jumping, timing spins, and perfecting body slams to conquer the game’s levels.
What set this trilogy apart was its meticulous attention to detail. Every box, every enemy, and every platform placement mirrored the original games. Veterans of the franchise would feel a pang of nostalgia, while newcomers were introduced to the platforming magic that defined an era.
As you navigate through the levels, you can switch between Crash and Coco, adding variety to the gameplay. Each character had their unique abilities, which allowed for new strategies and tactics in overcoming obstacles.
The remastered trilogy also featured reimagined boss battles, providing fresh challenges even for Crash Bandicoot veterans. Defeating Dr. Neo Cortex and his henchmen was as satisfying as it was in the ’90s.
Minimum System Requirements:
- OS: Windows 7
- Processor: Intel Core i5-750 @ 2.67GHz | AMD Phenom II X4 965 @ 3.4GHz
- Memory: 8 GB RAM
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 2GB | AMD Radeon HD 7850 2GB
- DirectX: Version 9.0c
- Storage: 30 GB available space
- Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c Compatible