Unlike the original, where levels are played in a specific order, the warp room allows the player to play one of the five levels present in the room in any order. "Pack Attack" could also be a reference to the game 'Pac Attack', a Pac-Man video game. Coco gets Crash to wake up.) ESRB: Kids to Adults (K-A)ESRB: Everyone (E)ELSPA: 3+ OFLC: General (G) There are three of them. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back is a platform game and the second game of the Crash Bandicoot series, being the sequel to Crash Bandicoot. The level icon from the load/save screen. Air Crash Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back. After Crash gathers all 42 gems, N. Brio uses the gems to power a laser beam that destroys the station, leaving it in space until it crashes into a mysterious temple on earth. This made the series end on a cliffhanger with Crash and Cortex stuck in space after finding out the locations of the crystals. Additionally, he criticized the trial-and-error aspect of the gameplay as "just plain cheap" and stated that "in some areas you must sacrifice many lives until you memorize a level's layout." The IGN staff said that the level design "isn't as varied as it could be" and added that the "jungle, snow and water" environments are recycled from the previous game and reused multiple times in Cortex Strikes Back. Will you trust him? Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Next Levels Crash Bandicoot 2 - Ice Warp Room Bear It Prev Levels Crash Bandicoot 2 - Ice Warp Room Snow Biz. Crash faces robots and machines while making his way through the levels. 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. Breaking all of a level's crates earns the player that level's clear gem. Go To Hidden Area in Air Crash To go to a secret area in Air Crash, go to Level 13: Bear Down. Surprising Surfing in Japanese) is the seventh level in the game and the second level of the second warp room in Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back and the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy remaster of the second game. Directional buttons or left analog stick (If the player is on a select screen): Select. Air Crash (ぶっとび サーフィン lit. "Cold Hard Crash": pun on "cold hard cash. Notably, Crash immediately decelerates (running or in mid-jump) as soon as the directional buttons are released. If the player leaves Crash idle long enough, he will do his standing animation from the first game. Publisher: SCE America 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. These are the river-themed levels in the game. Brio recruits Ripper Roo, who has become extremely intelligent but is still insane, to destroy Crash. NA: November 5, 1997JP: December 18, 1997EU: December 12, 1997AU: February 5, 1999PlayStation Network:JP: August 30, 2007NA/EU: January 10, 2008 There are also many other levels that take place in snow, like the chase levels and the Polar levels, but these are the ones where the main theme is snow and ice. "Rock It": possible pun with "rocket" (homophones). The Ripper Roo boss may be fought in a region similar to the stream-themed levels, or maybe even the same area. You will warp to the beginning of Air Crash, from where you can go to find the remaining crates. For Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back on the PlayStation, Guide and Walkthrough by toby_lover. N. Sane Trilogy hint Mode(s) Brio also creates and sends out new villains, like the sword-swinging Komodo Brothers and musclebound Tiny Tiger, but they all fail to stop Crash. Platform(s) An Armored Armadillo. Publisher(s) Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back Review. Complete the secret route of Snow Go using the secret portal found in Air Crash. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back was initially released on the European PlayStation Network on July 26, 2007 but was withdrawn on August 7, 2007, along with Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage! De Jump! Breaking all the crates and obtaining the clear gem for doing so is only possible by discovering the secret entrance for this level from the secret warp in Bear Down, as not only does it contain several normal crates but also the nitro switch crate in the level. Hidden Area in Air Crash Go to the level Bear Down and proceed through the level like normal. Never mind in-game, considering how obviously shady he is while interacting with Crash. 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. When he's on the way, he gets abducted by Cortex and taking the the islands ancient warp rooms where he is persuaded that Cortex has decided to turn over a new leaf and is trying to save the planet against an incoming threat. They also described the boss levels as "insultingly easy". This level holds the distinction for having the most secrets/different routes (death route, secret entrance and secret platform to Snow Go). A perfect run up to a death platform makes it appear. The Secret Warp Room is based on the ruin themed levels. This marked the first appearance of the death route. Broady noted that the semi-3D setup is "sometimes hard to navigate" and elaborated that "you'll find yourself missing jumps because you're unable to judge distances properly." In these levels, Crash rides Polar (a young polar bear) in a snowy-themed region. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back. Welcome to IGN's walkthrough for Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, which will lead you through every step of the main game and beyond. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back Doctor Nitrus Brio, who has a personal vendetta against Cortex, tries to convince Crash to gather gems instead of crystals in hope of destroying his arch-enemy Cortex and sends his own henchmen to stop the bandicoot's progress. Crash~! This is required for 100% completion in the Japanese version. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back received generally positive reviews from critics and was considered to be superior to its predecessor. 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. Each Warp Room is based on different level themes. Directional buttons or left analog stick: Move, Directional buttons or left analog stick +, Quickly alternating (wiggling) between pressing both perpendicular (to the direction of a jump) direction buttons while jumping will increase Crash's jump speed and distance covered. In these levels, Crash flies around in a jet pack. Ripper Roo (Boss 1, fought at a waterfall, with platforms surrounded by rivers). There are also several difficult glitched moves that can be performed at any time. NTSC-U These levels feature Crash getting chased by a giant snowball or a polar bear. Production started on the second game in October 1996, over the course of 13 months with a budget of $2,000,000. The other clear gem is found in the death route, the first of the game (and the series). These are the sewer-themed levels. This category lists all of the various characters, items and places in Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back. They take place in a jungle setting, except at night, and use the same music from the jungle levels. Gameplay of the Komodo Bros. fight in Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back. A holographic projector of Cortex's appears.) NTSC-J If it isn’t Crash Bandicoot. GameSpot's Broady described them as "in a league of their own among PlayStation games", while the IGN staff praised the high-resolution graphics as "beautiful". This is the only level in the series to contain 3 or more exits, as it contains 3 exits (normal, death route, warp to Snow Go). It's possible for Crash to break boxes on platforms while he's riding the jet board if he touches a mine and has an Aku Aku mask. These controls are left over from. 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. Genre Developer time Release date: Oct 31st, 1997. Colored gems activate secret areas. These are scattered across the Earth. According to Jason Rubin, in the Japanese version of the game, a death animation of Crash being crushed and left with his head and feet was replaced. It was entitled Dansu! Captain Obvious Reveal: Cortex being the game's Big Bad and betraying Crash can be easily deduced by just looking at the game's subtitle. Icon from N. Sane Trilogy Save/Load Screen, Level icon from N. Sane Trilogy Save/Load Screen, Translation of Aku Aku Hints in the Japanese Version. Crash! Since this engine was much faster, the act of filling the disc with random code to push the game files to the outer areas of the disc (a technique used to make the original Crash Bandicoot run faster) was no longer needed, making the game's file size much smaller. Most of the enemies consist of penguins, seals and porcupines. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex's Counterattack! The game went on to become one of the best-selling PlayStation video games of all time and replaced its predecessor as the highest-selling Western title in Japan, selling more than 800,000 units in the country by April 1998. This was reused in the Arabian levels of Crash Bandicoot: Warped and a few levels in Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex, Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure, and Crash Bandicoot 2: N-Tranced. Beyond the new moves, Crash Bandicoot 2 also features slightly altered physics and animation mechanics compared to the original making controls feel more responsive. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back is a platform video game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation. NST There are 5 boss levels. The PAL version of Crash Bandicoot 2 runs at a slightly slower framerate, and Crash had been made to move slightly faster to make up for it. 1 Coco Bandicoot 2 Doctor N. Gin 3 Doctor Neo Cortex 4 Doctor Nitrus Brio [starting Intro Level] "Crash? This resulted in Crash's model having significantly improved graphics and animation. Add a photo to this gallery. This makes this game his first speaking appearance, and not actually. One year later, he is seen in a space station being told by his new assistant, Doctor N. Gin that to harness the Master Crystal's power he will require an additional 25 "Slave Crystals". Sony Computer Entertainment Two of the enemies (possums and spike lizards) are taken from the ruin levels. Crash then sets off on this new quest for Cortex, unknowingly helping him achieve his goals for world domination. They will simply electrocute Crash in the NTSC version. AIR CRASH GEM to get all the boxes in Air Crash, you must get to the Third warp room and play Level 13 Bear Down. He is joined by Coco Bandicoot, his sister, who is suspicious of Cortex's true intentions. *The Speed Boost can also be performed by pressing R1, Directional buttons or left analog stick: Move*. Neo Cortex-The evil master mind that wants to use Crah. If the player presses the top directional button, it makes Crash move down, and if the player presses the bottom directional button, it makes Crash move up. Crash Bandicoot 2 introduces the Warp Room system. When all 5 crystals have been collected, the player can move to the next warp room. The player can annoy Cortex and eventually make him very mad. Surprising Surfing in Japanese) is the seventh level in the game and the second level of the second warp room in Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back and the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy remaster of the second game. There was a manga series made in 1998. PlayStationPlayStation Network Tiny Tiger (Boss 3, fought in a futuristic space station which presumably is Cortex's space station due to the art style and lab assistants, but confusingly features a room decorated by Tiny who works for N. Brio). The Japanese version has 1% for each crystal, 1% for each clear gem, 2% for each colored gem, 1% for each secret warp found, 4% for defeating each boss except Dr. Cortex, 6% for defeating Dr. Cortex, and 1% for getting the 10 lives from Polar. List of quotes in Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back/Gallery, https://crashbandicoot.fandom.com/wiki/Crash_Bandicoot_2:_Cortex_Strikes_Back?oldid=220621. There are only two levels. The core game can get tricky at times but it has a gentle learning curve and by the time it gets almost too difficult for more casual players or … (Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back – Sony) Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back is a game built with layers. Cortex tricking Crash (and Aku Aku) into getting Crystals. The PAL version has made the collision for Crash's belly flop attack significantly larger. The series lasted 2 volumes. This was fixed for the, The image in the original European disc of the game has Crash tied on a rocket, like the launch ad for the first. Let me go on record and say that I was never a fan of the original Crash Bandicoot. While the logo and official title of the game remains unchanged in Europe, translated names can be heard on the title screen of the PAL version if the respective language is selected. The game was also the first to use the warp room section, in which the player was given a choice of five levels to play, in any order they wished, until all were complete. Gems. View all the Trophies here A third volume was in development but it was cancelled for unknown reasons. For more questions for Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back check out the question page where you can search or ask your own question. Warp Room 4 is based on the mountain levels. ", "Piston It Away": pun on "pissing it away.". They also introduce the Jet Board for the first time, which Crash can ride through the stream. To do this, one must start a new game, go into a level, and avoid getting the crystal. *In levels with Polar, the player can only move right or left, as Polar will move forward with Crash automatically. Crash rides on Polar similar to the Hog from the first game. Crash and his sister Coco Bandicoot are relaxing on N. Sanity Beach, when the battery runs out on Coco's laptop. Taking place right after the events of the previous game, Cortex falls from his hoverboard and lands within a mine, where he discovers a large crystal and has a flash of inspiration. 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. Welcome. (Scene goes to the first warp room. N. Sane Trilogy For Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back on the PlayStation, FAQ/Hints and Tips by GAppleyard. Crash Bandicoot 2 - Cortex Strikes Back. However, there are some differences. These are the main snow-themed levels of the game. Players make their way through a limited environment whilst breaking crates, each of which containing some kind of bonus. The PAL version of the game has significantly higher pitched sound effects, such as TNT's & "Woah". 102 (8 in bonus, 20 on secret route) Crash … Doctor Neo Cortex (Boss 5, fought in an asteroid tube in space). Further failures to collect the crystal don't do anything. and MediEvil, as a precautionary measure when the two other games experienced technical problems. A Possum. Warp Room 3 is based the sewer-themed levels. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back has 25 Trophies. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back is the sequel to Crash Bandicoot. https://crashbandicoot.fandom.com/wiki/Air_Crash?oldid=206508. You can find 42 Gem Locations in Crash Bandicoot 2 Cortex Strikes Back PS4 Remake (5 Colored Gems & 37 Clear Gems). There are three of them. Console: Playstation (PSF) Developer: Naughty Dog. There are other levels that appear in jungle like settings, like the chase levels in snowy jungles, and the night levels in a dark jungle setting. So the controls are practically inverted. Bear It Neo Gin-Cortex's evil assistant. At the end, when all of the Crystals are collected, Coco reveals that Cortex actually intends to harness the force of the Crystals to turn every single creature on Earth into Cortex's mindless slaves with his new and improved Cortex Vortex, and Crash defeats Cortex once again, banishing him deep into space, but leaving his space station operational. Dr. Neo Cortex: Well, well, well. JOIN FOR UPDATES. The English version has 2% for each crystal, 1% for each gem, 1% for each secret warp found and 3% for defeating Dr. Cortex. See: Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back/Gallery. This platform will warp him to the secret warp room, where the portal to the secret area of Snow Go will be unlocked. ". Warp Room 5 based on the space themed levels. Coco Bandicoot-Crash Bandicoot's younger sister, who Crash has to save. These levels take place in the dark, with Crash using a firefly to see. Much of the praise went to the game's graphics, control and music, with major criticisms varying between the trial-and-error gameplay, lack of level variety, easy boss levels and lack of innovation. The game has 1,889 crates in total (including the 10 crates from the, Instead of choosing the "Warp Room" option on the pause screen, the player can alternately exit a level by pressing Start, to pause the game, and then Select on the pause screen. Crash! This level is the only one in the game that cannot be fully completed (i.e. Next level Singleplayer. According to leftover code in the game's files, the Death Route was initially going to lead back to the main path. Mark Cooke of Game Revolution described the game as "undeniably fun". Crash, my battery's fried. Alternative name: Crash Bandicoot 2 - Cortex no Gyakushuu! ... Go to the level Air Crash and take the secret warp route. These levels are space-themed and are played inside Cortex's Cortex Vortex. Collectables Brio plans to use the gems to destroy Cortex once and for all. On some of these levels, there is a part where Crash hangs from metal meshes. John Broady of GameSpot considered the game to be superior to its predecessor, commenting positively on the Warp Room concept, improved game-saving system and variety of the levels. Coco and N. Brio have their own themes which play during their holograms. Boss fights are in bold. Play Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back in your Android, iPad, tablet or PC. In Warp Room 2, if Crash jumps on Polar enough times, he will get 10 lives. There are only two levels. Crash Bandicoot 2 Beta, Part 17 Air Crash, Air Crash - Both Clear Gems - Crash Bandicoot 2 Cortex Strikes Back - 100% Playthrough (Part 16), Crash Bandicoot 2 - "Air Crash" 2nd Gem (PS4 N Sane Trilogy). Brio's is a remix of his bonus/boss music from, On the bookshelves in Ripper Roo's boss fight are thick manuals for, The Warp Rooms were originally going to be called Monty Hall and are referred to as, When Crash gets burnt in this game, he reuses his. Crash with Coco and Doctor Nitrus Brio, about to destroy the Cortex Vortex. He noted the absence of cutscenes brought about by the entirety of the game being "rendered on the fly beautifully" and that the game could "really set some new standards in Playstation graphic quality." These are the main jungle-themed levels of the game. Developer(s) Coco Bandicoot: Crash? Cortex Strikes Backis a platform gamein which the player character is the titular Crash Bandicoot. Originally, this level was only going to contain one gem. It was also released on the PlayStation Network for download so it can be played on the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable and PlayStation Vita. There are five main warp rooms, twenty-five main levels, five boss arenas, a sixth secret warp room with three secret entrances and two extra levels. They are quite similar to the temple levels from Crash Bandicoot. The story is loosely based on. The third time, Cortex will re-explain how to get crystals and how to advance. It's a Great Adventure!) Cooke observed that, like its predecessor, the game did not add anything to the genre and summarized that "the first Crash was dauntingly similar to the 16-bit platform games of yester-yore, only with better graphics, and Crash 2 doesn't deviate much from this formula." Snow Biz A complete remaster of the game was released alongside Crash Bandicoot and Crash Bandicoot: Warped as part of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy. Since Cortex does not have any "friends" left on the surface, he decides he needs to "find an enemy". The nefarious Dr Cortex asks Crash to help him collect crystals to advert an unknown disaster. Then Jump! Level number "Bear It", "Bear Down" and "Un-Bearable": pun on the noun "bear" and the verb "to bear". Can Crash save the world alongside his arch-nemesis Cortex? Jumping the Jetboard trophy in Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back: Unlocked the Secret Exit in Air Crash - worth 30 Trophy XP Cortex. Komodo Brothers (Boss 2, fought in a circus tent). Rating(s) Cortex will also show what a crystal looks like. These levels are based off of two previous level themes, jungle and ruins. A new addition to the PS4 Remaster of Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back are the Relics & Time Trials. If the player collects all of the gems in the game, the secret ending is activated. 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. Like Hang Eight in the previous warp room, it is a stream based level in which Crash gets to ride his jet board. On the box art of the game, Crash is not wearing his gloves. Air Crash (ぶっとび サーフィン lit. Since Cortex does not have any "friend… and it was written and drawn by Ari Kawashima, published by Coro Coro Comics and released only in Japan. In them, Crash goes through a sewer in which he must avoid Scrubbers, Lab Assistants, flying robots and mutated rats. Relics are earned from doing said time trials (speedruns). 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. It features similar gameplay, with improvements such as the ability to double jump, slide, and body slam. My battery is fried. "Sewer or Later": pun on "sooner or later". Platformer These did not exist in the original PS1 version of the game. Minor criticisms varied among critics. Right after the bear kicks you off at the end, jump back across the … It was developed by Naughty Dog for the PlayStation and released in the United States of America on the Halloween of 1997. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back Wiki Guide. It comprised of 574 polygons and over 9000 frames of animation, thought to be more than any other game character at the time. Character Models In-Game. He is also contacted by Doctor Nitrus Brio, Cortex's disgruntled former assistant. Fight in Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back. Previous level Stepping on a question-mark platform/trap door takes Crash to a bonus level. This level also contains a secret exit of its own - skip the first jet board part and instead, have Crash jump across the floating crates until he reaches a stone platform. This was because the animation reminded Sony of a serial killer on the loose in Japan who decapitated his victims and left their head with their shoes. In the game's story, Crash Bandicoot is abducted by Doctor Neo Cortex, who has apparently turned over a new leaf and is now willing to save the world. Warp Room 2 is based on the snow-themed levels. Introduced in the 1996 video game Crash Bandicoot, Crash is a mutant eastern barred bandicoot who was genetically enhanced by the series' main antagonist Doctor Neo Cortex and soon escaped from Cortex's castle after a failed experiment in the "Cortex Vortex". They all take place in different regions. It is highly recommended that you get the colored gems first. Cortex's head in … The first two times Crash returns to the warp room, Cortex will chide him. Warp Room 1 is based on the jungle-themed levels. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Komodo Brothers's Save/Load Icon. Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back - Level 7: Air Crash, Pt. The crazy marsupial comes back in a new adventure! This game marked the first appearances of Coco, Polar, the Komodo Brothers, Tiny Tiger, and N. Gin. 0:48.30 There are only two levels. The game's success resulted in its re-release for the Sony Greatest Hits line-up on August 30, 1998 and for the Platinum Range on 1999. The player can also collect additional clear and colored gems by finding and touching them. The game's graphics were positively received. At the end, when the bear throws you of its back over a frozen lake, go back. To complete a level, the player has to fetch the crystal and reach the end of the level. Going to special locations, where something is somehow out of place, brings Crash to one of five secret levels. He went on to describe the animation as "flawless" and of "cartoon quality" and added that the game's "creatures, environments, and story building scenes are absolutely perfect." Crash Dash: Mod - Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (Uncompleted Version) - Duration: 2:20. These levels take place in an alpine region, filled with bees, spitter plants, and lumberjack lab assistants. After beating a level for the first time you will find a stopwatch at the level’s starting point. It is the second best selling Crash game of all time, with at least 7.58 million copies sold globally. A perfect run up to a death platform makes it appear. She asks Crash to go find her a new one, which he does. Taking place right after the events of the previous game, Cortex falls from his hoverboard and lands within a mine, where he discovers a large crystal and has a flash of inspiration. Add your answer Please be as detailed as you can when making an answer. The following is a list of quotes from Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back; they are listed alphabetically by character. One year later, he is seen in a space station being told by his new assistant, Doctor N. Ginthat to harness the Master Crystal's power he will require an additional 25 "Slave Crystals". He tells Crash that if he truly wants to save the world, he must collect gems instead of crystals. The Japanese version has a method of calculating percentage different from the English version. Also, if the player manages to reach a certain point in some levels without losing a single life, the player can hop onto a platform with a skull and crossbones logo on it. retrieve the. Neo Brio-Cortex … 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. 7 (Warp Room 2) The goal of the game is to gather 25 crystals for Crash's nemesis Doctor Neo Cortex. Gems. These levels take place in ancient ruins, with thin platforms that break often. Get through the level, and after the bear kicks you off, jump back across the small platforms. The battery on her laptop is flat. These levels are quite like the chase levels of the first game, except in a mountainous region. 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