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SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Boo-yah! Crash fans can rejoice as Crash
Bandicoot™ N. Sane Trilogy is available today
for PS4™ and PS4™ Pro owners. Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly
owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), brings
Crash Bandicoot, one of the most famous game characters in history, back
into fans' living rooms today with beautiful remastered HD graphics.
Fans can play as Crash or his sister Coco in the three games that
started it all: Crash Bandicoot™, Crash Bandicoot™ 2: Cortex
Strikes Back and Crash Bandicoot™ 3: Warped. In addition,
today marks the launch of the Crash Bandicoot Comeback Speech Green
giving fans the ability to create their own custom videos featuring the
famous Crash Bandicoot character. The Music from Crash
Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is also available today.
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Today Activision launches Crash Bandicoot™ N. Sane Trilogy for PS4 and PS4 Pro and brings back Crash Bandicoot, one of the most iconic video game characters of all time. (Graphic: Business Wire)
"Many people around the world (myself among them) count the early Crash
Bandicoot games as one of their most beloved gaming experiences. So it
has been an honor and a labor of love for all of us at Activision to
bring him into 2017, looking and playing better than ever," said Eric
Hirshberg, CEO of Activision. "Our team at Vicarious Visions has done an
amazing job giving players the Crash they remember with all the benefits
of the modern era."
Starting today, fans can download the Crash
Bandicoot Comeback Speech Green Screen video. Featuring
Crash giving his comeback strong speech, fans can edit the footage to
create their own custom videos with the classic character. Some of the
best #CustomCrash content will be immortalized on www.crashbandicoot.com.
"We're so excited the day has finally come that Crash fans can relive
some of their favorite gaming memories with the Crash Bandicoot N.
Sane Trilogy," said Jennifer Oneal, studio head for Vicarious
Visions. "We've strived to make this AAA remaster a fantastic experience
for all gamers, whether a hardcore fan or playing for the first time."
Also available today is Music from Crash Bandicoot
N. Sane Trilogy. This all-new musical score, composed by
Vicarious Visions, was inspired by the original score by Mark
Mothersbaugh and Josh Mancell. Featuring 47 tracks, Music from
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is available for streaming
free, initially via Spotify.
With more than 100 levels to explore, fans will enjoy seeing their
beloved ‘90s video game icons like never before in this fully remastered
game collection. Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy takes
advantage of PlayStation® 4 features and offers brand-new lighting,
animations, textures, models and recreated cinematics—all in dazzling
"N. Hanced Fur-K" and PS4 Pro HD.
For the first time, fans can enjoy seeing how they stack up against
their friends and other players around the world via online
leaderboards. Full analog stick support and a unified save system and
checkpoint system will make it easier for new fans to enjoy the classic
adventures, while improved bonus levels and time trials in this epic
trilogy will challenge the hardest of the ‘Coot core!
Also new in the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, players
can switch between playing as Crash or Coco at the press of a button.
Coco is a fully playable (and sassy) character across all three games,
and both characters have an N. Sane set of special attacks - each with
their own style!
Activision and Vicarious Visions are honoring the heritage of Crash
throughout the trilogy in a variety of ways, including a fully
remastered game soundtrack packed with all the didgeridoos, xylophones
and thumpin' bass lines you can handle, as well as newly recorded
dialogue from some of the familiar voice actors who appear in the
original Crash Bandicoot games, including Jess Harnell, Lex Lang
and Debi Derryberry, among others.
Developed by Vicarious Visions, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is
available now on PS4™ and PS4™ Pro for the suggested retail price
of $39.99. For more information about Crash Bandicoot N. Sane
Trilogy, please visit www.crashbandicoot.com
or follow @CrashBandicoot on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
About Activision Publishing, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., Activision Publishing, Inc. is a
leading global producer and publisher of interactive entertainment.
Activision maintains operations throughout the world and is a division
of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), an S&P 500 company. More
information about Activision and its products can be found on the
company's website, www.activision.com or
by following @Activision.
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Comeback Speech Green Screen video, are forward-looking
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