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Crash Twinsanity
Developer(s) Traveller's Tales
Publisher(s) Vivendi Universal Games
Release date(s) PlayStation 2
NA September 28, 2004
PALOctober 8, 2004
JPNDecember 9, 2004

Xbox
NA September 28, 2004
PAL October 8, 2004
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Genre(s) Platform game
Mode(s) Single player
Rating(s) ESRB: E (Everyone)
CERO: All ages
PEGI: 3+
OFLC: G
Platform(s) Xbox, PlayStation 2
Media DVD
Input Game controller

Crash Twinsanity, released in Japan as Crash Bandicoot 5: Eeee Crash to Cortex no Yabou?!? (クラッシュ・バンディクー5 え~っ クラッシュとコルテックスの野望?!? Kurasshu Bandikū Faibu: ēt Kurasshu to Korutekkusu no Yabō?!??, lit. "Crash Bandicoot 5: Eeh, The Ambition of Crash and Cortex?!?") is the seventh platform game in the Crash Bandicoot series, although it is the fifth chronologically. It was developed by Traveller's Tales and was released on September 28, 2004 for the Xbox and PlayStation 2. Video games are categorized into genres based on their gameplay. ... A simple platform sequence from the game Wonder Boy Platform game, or platformer, is a video game genre characterized by jumping to and from suspended platforms or over obstacles. ... In computer games and video games, single-player refers to the variant of a particular game where input from only one player is expected throughout the course of the gaming session. ... The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) is a self-regulatory organization that applies and enforces ratings, advertising guidelines, and online privacy principles for computer and video games and other entertainment software in the United States and Canada (officially adopted by individual provinces 2004-2005). ... This article or section is incomplete and may require expansion and/or cleanup. ... PEGIs logo Pan European Game Information, or more commonly PEGI, nicknamed Peggy, is a European video game content rating system. ... More than one country has an organization called the Office of Film and Literature Classification. ... The Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft Corporation. ... “PS2” redirects here. ... Size comparison: A 12 cm Sony DVD+RW and a 19 cm Dixon Ticonderoga pencil. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... A simple platform sequence from the game Wonder Boy Platform game, or platformer, is a video game genre characterized by jumping to and from suspended platforms or over obstacles. ... Crash Bandicoot is a video game series created by Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin. ... Travellers Tales logo designed by Rodney Matthews. ... is the 271st day of the year (272nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 2004 in games 2003 in video gaming 2005 in video gaming Notable events of 2004 in video gaming. ... The Xbox is a sixth generation era video game console produced by Microsoft Corporation. ... “PS2” redirects here. ...


Taking place three years after the events of Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex, Crash Twinsanity follows Crash Bandicoot and Doctor Neo Cortex as they are forced to work together to stop a pair of mutant parrots who have some kind of connection with Doctor Cortex. The game takes place in four major areas, including an evil version of N. Sanity Island, Crash's home. Crash Bandicoot, or simply Crash, is a popular video game character of Naughty Dogs Crash Bandicoot series created by Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin. ... Doctor Neo Cortex, often shortened to N. Cortex, Doctor Cortex, or just simply Cortex, is a video game character and main antagonist of the Crash Bandicoot series. ... The Evil Twins (named Victor and Moritz) are the main antagonists of the video game Crash Twinsanity, the fifth platformer game of the Crash Bandicoot series. ...

Contents

Gameplay

Crash Twinsanity differs greatly in gameplay from its predecessor Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex. The game is now played in a free-roaming style rather than the follow-the-path gameplay of the past. Much like the Jak and Daxter series, Crash is accompanied by his nemesis Doctor Neo Cortex. Jak and Daxter is a video game franchise originally developed by Naughty Dog for the PlayStation 2 that is named after its own protagonists. ...


Crash can use Cortex as a hammer, perform a spin attack while holding on to him, and can even use him as a snowboard in certain sections of the game known as 'Humiliskate'. In two places of the game, a path must be cleared for Cortex (to an a cappella rendition of Flight of the Bumblebee) as to avoid getting himself killed while running away from a swarm of bees and Evil Crash, respectively. These sections go by the name of 'Doc Amok'. A snowboard with strap-in bindings A snowboard is a board ridden in snowboarding to descend a snow-covered slope. ... The Flight of the Bumblebee is a famous orchestral interlude written by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov for his opera The Tale of Tsar Saltan, composed in 1899-1900. ...


In the earlier levels, Crash and Cortex will fight each other (obscured by a cartoony dust cloud and stars), allowing the player to steer both of them throughout a part of a level in a section known as 'Rollerbrawl'. If the characters remain stationary for a while, the characters can actually be seen using a number of tortures on each other (including Cortex 'spanking' Crash and Crash banging Cortex against the floor respectivly). In some areas, only Cortex will be controlled, armed with a ray gun with a limited amount of ammo. If Cortex is without ammo, he will be defenseless and will scream and panic whenever he is moved.


Plot

Story

At the end of Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex, Doctor Neo Cortex's space station was destroyed once again, leaving him and Uka Uka preserved in ice in the frozen wastes of Antarctica. Doctor Neo Cortex, often shortened to N. Cortex, Doctor Cortex, or just simply Cortex, is a video game character and main antagonist of the Crash Bandicoot series. ... The International Space Station in 2007 A space station is an artificial structure designed for humans to live in outer space. ... Uka Uka ) (sometimes referred to as The Great Uka Uka) is a fictional character from the Crash Bandicoot series. ...


N. Sanity Island

Three years later, all is well in N. Sanity Island, as Coco runs through the front yard of the Bandicoot home chasing a butterfly. But she is suddenly paralyzed by a familiar blaster gun. Over at the beach, Crash Bandicoot is digging up an old shoe when Cortex, poorly disguised as Coco, calls for him.[1] Fooled by Cortex's poor disguise, Crash follows him. Upon arriving at the bay, Cortex reveals himself, absolutely bitter over being left alone for three years in the frozen Antarctic wastes because of Crash. As a result, he "ordered up a little gathering like a birthday party except, well, the exact opposite". The "birthday party" mainly consists of "villains" Crash has faced over the years and (very strangely) Polar who is for some unknown reason ready to kill Crash with his baseball bat.[2] He is also introduced to a 40-foot-tall hydraulically-operated mech dubbed Mecha Bandicoot piloted by N. Gin.[3] When Crash defeats the mech with ease, it falls into a cavern, and Cortex loses control of his Cortex Glider, falling into the cavern and taking Crash with him. The guests leave for lunch. Coco Bandicoot is a fictional anthropomorphic bandicoot character in the Crash Bandicoot series. ... For other uses, see Butterfly (disambiguation). ... A shoe is an item of footwear worn on the foot or feet of a human, dog, cat, horse, or doll. ... In geography, a bay or gulf is a collection of water that is surrounded by land on three sides. ... Alternate meanings: Cave (disambiguation) This article is about natural caves; for artificial caves used as dwellings, such as those in north China, see yaodong. ... Lunch is an abbreviation of luncheon, meaning a midday meal. ...


Infuriated over losing to Crash Bandicoot yet again, Cortex loses control of his temper and tackles Crash, which then causes the two bitter rivials to end up in a "roller" fight, which then introduces "Rollerbrawl." Their fight then leads them into an area containing a Power Crystal. When Cortex grabs the Crystal, a mysterious group of androids arrives in a drilling device, taking boxes of Wumpa fruit, and leaving. Upon seeing Cortex's Power Crystal, Crash grabs it, dragging Cortex along with it (this introduces "Crystal Crazy"). After a while, they fight some more, escaping a drilling device in the process. Eventually, the duo makes it out in one piece. For other uses, see Crystal (disambiguation). ...


Upon leaving the cavern, the duo is greeted by a pair of odd parrot-like creatures who introduce themselves as the Evil Twins, and claim that they've come to destroy N. Sanity Island. When Cortex isn't impressed, the Evil Twins demonstrate their power by telepathically pulling Cortex's brain out and throwing it at him. Cortex runs away screaming, holding his brain.[4] Crash finds Cortex near the native village, lamenting his inability to live the simple life of the tribesfolk. As he does this, he is suddenly attacked by a swarm of bumblebees (This introduces the "Doc Amok" levels).[5] Crash ends up having to clear a path for Cortex and keeping him out of danger. At the end of the path, Cortex runs into Papu Papu, who decides to use Cortex as a sacrifice to their totem god. Crash follows the tribesfolk into their village, and finds Cortex tied up to a totem pole, which has another Power Crystal on top. When Crash rescues Cortex and grabs the Power Crystal, the totem pole topples over, dumping Cortex into the nearby waterfall, and dumping Crash in front of a group of angry tribesmen. When Crash flees the village, he finds Cortex in a Wumpa orchard owned by Farmer Ernest, who explains that the farmers' market is tomorrow, and his Wumpa trees won't grow because his orchard is riddled with humongous worms, and promises to give Crash a Power Crystal in return for ridding his land of the worms (a possible parody of the often-used mission objective seen in many platformers and adventure games, notably the Spyro the Dragon series), before being blasted by Cortex (who, continuing the possible parody, remarks "This isn't a game!").[6] They clear the orchard and gain access to an area with a totem god named Tikimon, which the Evil Twins bring to life with their psychokinesis, lamenting the fact that in the 10th Dimension they don't have anything near as nice as the totem gods.[7] Luckily, Crash is able to defeat Tikimon by thowing Cortex into his throat, causing him to become inanimate once more. Upon his defeat, the Evil Twins claim that their "Vice-Versa Reverser Device" is in operation, sucking all the goodness out of this dimension and leaving behind the worst possible world. And with that, they leave.[8] All of a sudden, Cortex comes up with a plan concerning the aforementioned 10th Dimension, and decides that they shall head to Cortex's Iceberg Lair.[9] Using a tribesman's boat, they reach the Iceberg Lair. Systematics (but see below) Family Cacatuidae (cockatoos) Family Psittacidae (true parrots) Subfamily Loriinae (lories and lorikeets) Subfamily Psittacinae (typical parrots and allies) Tribe Arini (American psittacines) Tribe Cyclopsitticini (fig-parrots) Tribe Micropsittini (pygmy-parrots) Tribe Nestorini (kakas and Kea) Tribe Platycercini (broad-tailed parrots) Tribe Psittrichadini (Pesquets Parrot) Tribe... The Evil Twins (named Victor and Moritz) are the main antagonists of the video game Crash Twinsanity, the fifth platformer game of the Crash Bandicoot series. ... In animals, the brain or encephalon (Greek for in the head), is the control center of the central nervous system, responsible for behaviour. ... Masouleh village, Gilan Province, Iran. ... Species more than 250 species and subspecies in 37 subgenera Bumblebees (also spelled bumble bee, also known as humblebee) are flying insects of the genus Bombus in the family Apidae. ... This is a list of characters appearing in the video game series Crash Bandicoot. ... A Gitxsan pole (left) and Kwakwakawakw pole (right) at Thunderbird Park in Victoria, British Columbia. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A community apple orchard originally planted for productive use during the 1920s, in Westcliff on Sea (Essex, England) An orchard is an intentional planting of trees or shrubs maintained for food production. ... For other uses, see Worm (disambiguation). ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... The term psychokinesis (from the Greek ψυχή, psyche, meaning mind, soul, or breath; and κίνησις, kinesis, meaning motion; literally movement from the mind)[1][2] or PK, also known as telekinesis[3] (Greek + , literally distant-movement referring to telekinesis) or TK, denotes the paranormal ability of the mind to influence matter, time...


The Iceberg Lab

Upon arriving, Cortex introduces the Iceberg Lab, stating that in the wrong hands the Iceberg Lair could actually do the world some good. When Cortex tries to open the front door, he finds that the button used to open it is frozen. With no other option, they're forced to take another path.[10] Along the way, Cortex meets up with a group of penguins who happen to own a Power Crystal. The penguins are apparently angry over their cheque being bounced, which Cortex blames on the poor sales of Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex.[11] When fish fails to please the penguins, Cortex has no choice but to shoot them and take the Crystal. The penguins fly off, leaving the duo to adventure together. When Crash and Cortex journey further, Crash frees Uka Uka by throwing Cortex into the sheet of ice he was frozen in. When he sees that Crash and Cortex have released him, he becomes angry, and forms a body of ice to try to kill them.[12] When this fails, Uka Uka prepares to flee when Aku Aku stops him, informing him of the great evil that threatens to destroy the Earth. With this, he recruits Uka Uka, who wants to destroy the Evil Twins so that he can destroy the Earth himself.[13] When Crash and Cortex finally reach the lab, the Evil Twins arrive, using Aku Aku and Uka Uka as Halloween masks. As they brag about how they have the power over reality itself, they inadvertently reveal that they're also wealthy. Claiming that Cortex ruined their lives, they unleash a large group of Ants, which the duo dispose of.[14] The Evil Twins flee. The Aku Uka Brothers start considering handing Cortex over to the Evil Twins, with the probability of them sparing Earth. Faced with this, Cortex decides to call a truce with Crash, and they officially join forces.[15] Cortex then introduces Crash to the Psychetron, which will allow them to travel to the 10th Dimension and defeat the Evil Twins. Unfortunately, the Psychetron requires six Crystals in order to make the leap. They only have four, which is obviously not enough. All seems to be lost, but suddenly, Cortex has an idea.[16] Modern genera Aptenodytes Eudyptes Eudyptula Megadyptes Pygoscelis Spheniscus For prehistoric genera, see Systematics Some penguins are curious. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Cheque. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Halloween, or Halloween, is a holiday celebrated on the night of October 31, most notably by children, who, in a tradition commonly known as trick-or-treating, dress in costumes and go door-to-door to collect sweets, fruit, and other gifts. ... For other uses, see Mask (disambiguation). ... == T.R.U.C.E == Teachers Resisting Unhealthy Childrens Entertainment. ...


Crash finds Cortex at the Iceberg Lab's balcony. He points to the sea, saying that Doctor N. Gin's battleship contains the Crystals they need. But the ship is about to set sail.[17] As Cortex ponders how to get there, Crash begins to brainstorm while staring at Cortex's behind. He decides to kick it, causing Cortex to fall over (This introduces the "Humiliskate" level). At this point, Crash is able to use Cortex as a sled and make it to N. Gin's Battleship in time, sledding through both Cortex's prized chicken coop and Cortex's prized adult club in the process, and grabbing a Power Crystal along the way. This article is about the body of water. ... Doctor N. Gin , sometimes spelled N-Gin) is a fictional video game character and secondary villain in the Crash Bandicoot series of video games. ... For other uses, see Battleship (disambiguation). ... A chicken coop is a building where chickens are kept on a farm or homestead. ...


The giant snowball Crash and Cortex create lands on Dingodile's house. Cortex is plastered into the snow, and he laments how no amount of treasure could ever compensate for the humiliation he went through. Dingodile overhears this, and assumes that the duo is going after treasure.[18] Crash decides to venture into N. Gin's battleship alone, dodging numerous missiles, grabbing a Power Crystal, and sending N. Gin's crows nest plummeting towards the battleship's deck. Crash lands in a long hallway, and is almost immediately greeted by Rusty Walrus, who wants to cook Crash as food.[19] Luckily, Crash is able to outrun the walrus and escape the battleship, only to wind up in an area filled with TNT Crates. N. Gin lands on one of them, causing them all to explode, resulting in the battleship apparently sinking and sending Crash flying. He lands on an ice platform, where he meets up with Doctor Nefarious Tropy and Doctor Nitrus Brio, who seem to know of the treasure Crash and Cortex are seeking. After Crash doesn't tell them where the treasure is, N. Tropy and N. Brio decide to "wring it out of him" [20], and N. Brio, with the aid of a potion, transforms into a large frog-like monster. After Crash defeats N. Tropy, N. Brio bodyslams the edge of the platform, catapulting Crash back to the Iceberg Lair. Upon returning to the lab, Crash finds Cortex confronted by Coco, who believes that Cortex kidnapped Crash. When she kicks him, the two Crystals they gathered fly into the Psychetron, causing a chain reaction that paralyzes Coco and damages the machine. Cortex states that only one person can fix the Psychetron: his niece Nina Cortex, whom Cortex gave cybernetic arms. She currently resides at Madame Amberly's Academy of Evil, so Crash and Cortex head to Cortex's private airship to travel there. This is a list of characters appearing in the video game series Crash Bandicoot. ... This is a list of characters appearing in the video game series Crash Bandicoot. ... Doctor Nitrus Brio ), or N. Brio for short, is a character from the Crash Bandicoot series. ... A potion (from Latin potio, potionis, meaning beverage, potion, poison) is a drinkable medicine or poison. ... Distribution of frogs (in black) Suborders Archaeobatrachia Mesobatrachia Neobatrachia - List of Anuran families The frogness babe is an amphibian in the order Anura (meaning tail-less from Greek an-, without + oura, tail), formerly referred to as Salientia (Latin saltare, to jump). ... This is a list of characters appearing in the video game series Crash Bandicoot. ... This is a list of characters appearing in the video game series Crash Bandicoot. ... USS Akron (ZRS-4) in flight, November 2, 1931 An airship or dirigible is a buoyant lighter-than-air aircraft that can be steered and propelled through the air. ...


Madame Amberly's Academy of Evil

While in the airship, Crash and Cortex encounter the Evil Twins, who order the Ants to attack them once again, even fast-forwarding Cortex's rants to get to that stage.[21]. Cortex defeats the Ants, but now the Evil Twins know where they're going. As a former student in the academy, Cortex knows a secret way to Nina's bedroom through the boiler room. On their way through the boiler room they encounter Dingodile, who now knows about the treasure. Due to Dingodile's heavy Australian accent, Cortex is unable to understand him when he asks where the treasure is, making Dingodile very angry. He blows Cortex away with his flamethrower and attacks Crash. Crash defeats Dingodile and is ejected out of the boiler room.


Crash makes his way alone through some of the classrooms until Cortex appears and tells Crash to get back to the airship and tie it to something secure. Cortex then carries on alone to Nina's bedroom, proud to see how much Nina's grown. Cortex decides to test Nina's skills, so he sends her to explore the rooftops (which are crawling with Ants). They eventually learn that Crash tied the airship to the school bus, and it is flying away with it. Nina gets the airship back but she and Cortex are attacked by Ants and flee. While Cortex runs away from them, he meets the headmistress, Madame Amberly. Cortex was never any favorite of Amberly, and when Cortex whines about being an evil scientist (not a barber as she mistakes him for), she attacks him. Cortex destroys the wires holding her up, sending her plummeting to her unknown demise. He, Crash, and Nina go back to Iceberg Lab. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... In the UK and elsewhere, a head teacher is the most senior teacher in a school. ... A boy visiting a barber A barber (from the Latin barba, beard) is someone whose occupation is to cut any type of hair, give shaves, and trim beards. ...


In the airship Cortex suddenly recalls his past. When he was a child in the Academy of Evil, he was developing the Evolvo-Ray, phase one in his dream to create an army of superanimals. His test subjects were his two pet parrots Victor and Moritz, the only two creatures he didn't loathe or eat. When Cortex activated the Evolvo-Ray, it ended up sending them to the 10th Dimension. He had wondered where they were sent to ever since. But as Cortex puts it, "Be careful what you wish for, young man. Or your wish will come true..." Systematics (but see below) Family Cacatuidae (cockatoos) Family Psittacidae (true parrots) Subfamily Loriinae (lories and lorikeets) Subfamily Psittacinae (typical parrots and allies) Tribe Arini (American psittacines) Tribe Cyclopsitticini (fig-parrots) Tribe Micropsittini (pygmy-parrots) Tribe Nestorini (kakas and Kea) Tribe Platycercini (broad-tailed parrots) Tribe Psittrichadini (Pesquets Parrot) Tribe...


Twinsanity Island

As soon as Crash, Nina and Cortex arrive at Twinsanity Island (the 10th Dimension version of N. Sanity Island), Nina is kidnapped by Crash's 10th Dimension counterpart, Evil Crash. Crash and Cortex chase Evil Crash all the way to his hut. There, Cortex offers Evil Crash to take him instead of Nina. Evil Crash chases Cortex, who manages to escape Evil Crash's clutches with the help of the real Crash. Evil Crash Bandicoot is a fictional character in the Crash Bandicoot series. ...


When Crash, Cortex and Nina get to Victor and Moritz's Stronghold, they finally find the treasure, but N. Tropy, Brio and N. Gin seem to have somehow beaten them to it and want the treasure for themselves. Cortex tries to point out that the treasure is stolen property. They won't listen to him until Cortex points out that "he" might want his gems back. It turns out that "he" is none other than Spyro the Dragon, who makes short work of the trio.[22] This article is about the video game character. ...


Crash, Cortex, and Nina finally encounter the Twins and fight them in a huge mech. Crash is able to defeat the Twins using the Mecha Bandicoot, and the Twins flee...only to be eaten by Evil Crash upon arriving at his hut. Back at the Iceberg Lab, Cortex tells Crash that during their journey he's learned that "you can't run from your mistakes". Cortex then tries to bury his mistake by using the Psychetron to send Crash away to other dimensions. However, one of the Psychetrons' power generators bursts open and, to Coco and Nina's surprise, sends Cortex inside Crash's brain, which is full of miniature Crash clones doing the Crash dance. Cortex's scream of terror is the final sound that is heard from him. Crash ends the game with a smirk.


Characters

Out of all the Crash games thus far, Twinsanity has the largest cast of characters, with a significant number of past characters reappearing during Crash's "birthday party".

Character English voice actor Japanese seiyū
Crash Bandicoot N/A N/A
Doctor Neo Cortex Lex Lang Shōzō Iizuka
Nina Cortex Susan Silo Satomi Kōrogi
Coco Bandicoot Debi Derryberry Ema Kogure
Aku Aku Mel Winkler Kenichi Ogata
The Evil Twins Quinton Flynn Shinpachi Tsuji (Victor)
Setsuji Satō (Moritz)
Papu Papu Dwight Schultz Yutaka Shimaka
Uka Uka Alex Fernandez Ryūzaburō Ōtomo
Doctor Nefarious Tropy Michael Ensign Haruo Satō
Doctor N. Gin Quinton Flynn Kazuhiro Nakata
Dingodile Dwight Schultz Hajime Iijima

Crash Bandicoot, or simply Crash, is a popular video game character of Naughty Dogs Crash Bandicoot series created by Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin. ... Doctor Neo Cortex, often shortened to N. Cortex, Doctor Cortex, or just simply Cortex, is a video game character and main antagonist of the Crash Bandicoot series. ... Walter Alexis Lang, better known as Lex Lang, is an American voice actor, musician, singer, and co-founder of Love Planet Records. ... Shōzō Iizuka ) is a veteran seiyÅ« who was born May 23, 1933 in Tokyo. ... This is a list of characters appearing in the video game series Crash Bandicoot. ... Susan Silo is an American voice actress who does voices in cartoons and commercials. ... Satomi Koorogi or Satomi Kohrogi , , previously 興梠 さとみ Kōrogi Satomi) is a veteran seiyÅ« born November 14, 1966 in Musashino, Tokyo, Japan. ... Coco Bandicoot is a fictional anthropomorphic bandicoot character in the Crash Bandicoot series. ... Debi Derryberry is an American voice actress. ... Ema Kogure ) (October 31, 1976 - ) is a female seiyÅ« who works for Mausu Promotion. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Mel Winkler (1952-present) has recorded the voice and foley effects for a number of next-generation video games. ... Kenichi Ogata ) (March 29, 1942 - ) is a male seiyÅ« from Tagawa, Fukuoka Prefecture. ... The Evil Twins (named Victor and Moritz) are the main antagonists of the video game Crash Twinsanity, the fifth platformer game of the Crash Bandicoot series. ... Quinton Joseph Flynn (known to friends and colleagues as Q) (born October 10, 1964 in Cleveland, Ohio), is an American voice actor, actor, and writer. ... Shinpachi Tsuji (è¾» 親八 Tsuji Shinpachi, born October 20, 1956) is a seiyÅ« who was born in Onagawa, Miyagi. ... Setsuji Satō , born 1974-12-16) is a Japanese voice actor and actor who works for Engeki ShÅ«dan Yen. ... This is a list of characters appearing in the video game series Crash Bandicoot. ... William Dwight Schultz (born November 24, 1947 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American stage, television and film actor. ... Yutaka Shimaka ) (May 6, 1949 - ) is a male seiyÅ« from Nagano Prefecture. ... Uka Uka ) (sometimes referred to as The Great Uka Uka) is a fictional character from the Crash Bandicoot series. ... Alex Fernandez (born 1969) is a baseball pitcher. ... RyÅ«zaburō ÅŒtomo ) (May 18, 1952 - ) is a male seiyÅ« from Tokyo currently affiliated with Aoni Production, and formely affiliated with 81 Produce. ... This is a list of characters appearing in the video game series Crash Bandicoot. ... }} Michael Ensign (born February 13, 1944) is a British-American actor. ... Haruo Satō , born September 19) is a male seiyÅ« who is affiliated with Office CHK. He is originally from Tokyo. ... Doctor N. Gin , sometimes spelled N-Gin) is a fictional video game character and secondary villain in the Crash Bandicoot series of video games. ... Quinton Joseph Flynn (known to friends and colleagues as Q) (born October 10, 1964 in Cleveland, Ohio), is an American voice actor, actor, and writer. ... Kazuhiro Nakata , formerly credited 中田 和宏, born March 19, 1958 in Nagasaki) is a seiyÅ« who works for Ken Production. ... Dingodile ) is a fictional video game character and secondary villain in the Crash Bandicoot series. ... William Dwight Schultz (born November 24, 1947 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American stage, television and film actor. ... Hajime Iijima ) (April 29, ???? - ) is a male seiyÅ« from Kanagawa Prefecture affiliated with Office Osawa. ...

Development

Like most games, Crash Twinsanity had a large amount of content cut out, due to time constraints and multiple changes in the direction of the game. Some of this content is viewable in the Extras section, which is unlocked by collecting gems in the game. A number of levels reached a fairly advanced state of completion, before being dropped for various reasons. These included a Doc Amok level set on the sea-bed of a dried up ocean, a cyberspace level reminiscent of The Matrix and Tron in which Coco Bandicoot is controlled, and a level set inside Coco's mind (named "Gone a Bit Coco"), where Doctor Cortex fights against cute animals. There were also a large number of other ideas for levels which never got beyond the concept stage. A much longer storyboard was originally drawn up, which included a great number of extra cutscenes. A lot of these were trimmed out early on to save time in development. Crash Twinsanity went through a number of working titles before release. These included Crash Evolution, Crash Bandicoot: Fully Fluxed, Crash Bandicoot: A Whole New Dimension, and Crash Unlimited. This last name even made it onto a PAL demo of the game, OPS2M Demo 50. The Matrix is a 1999 science fiction action film written and directed by Larry and Andy Wachowski and starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Joe Pantoliano and Hugo Weaving. ... TRON may refer to: TRON (film), a 1982 Disney science fiction film starring Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, and Cindy Morgan TRON (arcade game), an arcade game based on the TRON film Tron (character), the titular character of the above two Tron 2. ...


The soundtrack of Crash Twinsanity, known by many players for its unusual sound and rhythm, was performed by Spiralmouth, an American contemporary a cappella band. The entire soundtrack has little or no dependence on musical instruments, most of it being done by the group's vocal talents. Spiralmouth reprised their role in the next Crash game, Crash Tag Team Racing. Interestingly, some tracks in the game are a cappella recreations of classical music, including Flight of the Bumblebee, The Blue Danube, and Hebrides Overture. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with a cappella. ... Crash Tag Team Racing, released in Japan as Crash Bandicoot: Gatchanko World ) is a racing game for three of the four sixth generation video game consoles and the PlayStation Portable. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with a cappella. ... The Flight of the Bumblebee is a famous orchestral interlude written by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov for his opera The Tale of Tsar Saltan, composed in 1899-1900. ... The Blue Danube is the common English title of An der schönen blauen Donau op. ... Mendelssohns original sketch of the overture, contained in the letter to Fanny, 1829. ...


Reception

Crash Twinsanity reviewed slightly worse than Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex according to average review scores taken from Metacritic and Game Rankings. On PS2, Twinsanity received an aggregate score of 64% on Metacritic[23] and 67% on Game Rankings[24]. The game was later released as a greatest hits title for the PS2 and Platinum Hits title for the Xbox. Metacritic is a website that collates reviews of music albums, games, movies, TV shows, DVDs and books. ... Game Rankings is a website which keeps track of video game reviews from other sites, and combines them to present an average rating for each game. ... A greatest hits album (sometimes referred to as a best of album) is a compilation album of successful, previously released songs by a particular music artist or band. ... Platinum Hits is a term used to refer to a line of select Xbox games that have sold over 400,000 units on the platform in the nine months after release [1] and have dropped in price from their original MSRP to a new price point of US$19. ...


References

  1. ^ Doctor Neo Cortex: Crash? Oh Crash! Where are you, big brother? There's something weird going on at the bay. Come see! (Crash Twinsanity)
  2. ^ Doctor Neo Cortex: Surprised to see me, Crash? Like the fleas in your fur, I keep coming back! Three years I've spent alone in the frozen Antarctic wastes, and I missed you! And so I've ordered up a little gathering like a birthday party except, well, the exact opposite. And look! All of your friends are here! You're so very popular. Let's start handing out the presents. (Crash Twinsanity)
  3. ^ Doctor Neo Cortex: Meet your brand-new, hydraulically-operated twin brother... Mecha Bandicoot!! How was I? / Doctor N. Gin: Doctor Cortex, you were magnificent! / Doctor Neo Cortex: Of course I was, you fool! (Crash Twinsanity)
  4. ^ Victor: Cower, you fools! Before the awesome might of... the Evil Twins. / Doctor Neo Cortex: Awww, aren't you two adorable! Let me see. I might have some choccy treats here for you! / Moritz: Choccy treats?! Ohh! Ohh! / Victor: We got some good news, and some bad. / Moritz: The bad news is... we're gonna destroy your precious island. / Victor: The good: You won't be around to see it. / Doctor Neo Cortex: How tiresome! / Victor: Oh! You wanna play mind games?! Okay, tough guy! (Cortex twitches a bit before his brain is pulled out of his head through his ear, and is pulled towards Victor. Cortex screams.) Let's play mind games! (Victor throws Cortex's brain at him.) This is the part where you run away screaming. (Cortex stands brain-dead for a moment before he finally gets the idea. He runs away screaming.) Go on! Run! / Moritz: Catch you later, brainiac! (Crash Twinsanity)
  5. ^ Doctor Neo Cortex: You... have to help me, Crash. You heard them! They want to destroy our island home, humiliate and enslave you, and steal my brain! How I envy the simple life of the tribesfolk. Living in harmony with Mother Nature, the noble boar, the humble bumblebee... (Cortex is swarmed by bumblebees. He runs away screaming.) (Crash Twinsanity)
  6. ^ Farmer Ernest: Oh Crash. The farmer's market is tomorrow, and my Wumpa Trees won't grow, for my orchard is riddled with greedy worms. If you rid my land of these pests, I'll give you this Power Crystal. (Cortex shoots down Ernest and takes the Crystal.) / Doctor Neo Cortex: I'm an evil scientist. What do you expect? This isn't a game! (Crash Twinsanity)
  7. ^ Victor: Anyhow, we've been taking in the sights of N. Sanity Island here. Nice digs. So much to see! So much to destroy! You've got the native village, the lava caves, the totem gods... / Moritz: Yeah! Back in the 10th Dimension, we don't have anything near as nice as the totem gods! The vivid colors, the intricate carving. Y'know, it's almost as if they're alive! / Victor: Almost... exactly as if they were alive! (Crash Twinsanity)
  8. ^ Victor: Well you gave it your best shot. But even now our Vice-Versa Reverser Device is in operation, sucking the goodness out of this dimension, and leaving behind the worst of all possible worlds! We just like making a mess. / Moritz: See ya around, losers! Say, is it lunchtime yet? (Crash Twinsanity)
  9. ^ Doctor Neo Cortex: 10th Dimension... yes. Yes! In the dark ocean of my intellect swims a magnificent whale of a plan! To the laboratory! We're not beaten yet! The game is on! (Crash Twinsanity)
  10. ^ Doctor Neo Cortex: Before you rises a cathedral of diabolical genius! Scary, but in the wrong hands, this iceberg lair could do much... goodness in the world. Of course only I have the key. Observe. (Cortex tries to press a button but is is frozen. He yells out in frustration.) Follow me! I know... another way. (Crash Twinsanity)
  11. ^ Doctor Neo Cortex: The cheque bounced? Are you sure? Well these past few years have kinda been slow. Wrath of Cortex didn't do as well as we've hoped and... (The penguin squawks.) Fish? (Crash Twinsanity)
  12. ^ Uka Uka: My, my. Can it be? Crash and Cortex? I don't know whether to kiss you... or kill you!! (Crash Twinsanity)
  13. ^ Aku Aku: An evil greater than even yours threatens to destroy this world. / Uka Uka: NOOOOO!! That's my job! / Aku Aku: Divided, we are but two magical masks. Join me, and together we will defeat this evil infestation. / Uka Uka: I like a challenge. I accept! This should be fun! (Crash Twinsanity)
  14. ^ Victor: Fools! You thought these two party toys could defeat us?! We are masters of the infinite dimensions! The power over reality itself! / Moritz: And riches beyond imagination! / Doctor Neo Cortex: Riches? / Victor: Riches?! What's wrong with you?! Always bringing up the riches! You don't remember us. Do you, Doctor. / Doctor Neo Cortex: Should I? / Victor: You ruined our lives! Allow us... to return the favor. (Crash Twinsanity)
  15. ^ Aku Aku: If we hand him over to the Evil Twins, perhaps they will spare us. / Doctor Neo Cortex: But they'll kill me! / Uka Uka: That's a risk I'm willing to take! / Doctor Neo Cortex: Crash, I've been like a father to you. I created you, nursed you... tried to destroy you. Truce. With my mighty intellect and your vacuous stupidity, we'll be unbeatable! (Crash Twinsanity)
  16. ^ Doctor Neo Cortex: This... is the Psychetron! The gateway to the infinite dimensions! Beyond our universe, somewhere between the 9th and 11th Dimension lies the mysterious 10th Dimension, and there we must go in order to confront the Evil Twins, steal the riches, and restore the natural order of things! With me on top. We require six Power Crystals in order to make the leap, and we only have... four. So let's see... that isn't enough! All is lost! Unless... (Crash Twinsanity)
  17. ^ Doctor Neo Cortex: There! To the sea, I tell you! Our salvation floats upon the briny blue! We must reach N. Gin's battleship, and quickly before it sets sail! But how? Think, Cortex! Think! (Crash Twinsanity)
  18. ^ Doctor Neo Cortex: I've never been so humiliated! No amount of treasure could ever be able to compensate. / Dingodile: Treasure, eh? Bonsai! (Crash Twinsanity)
  19. ^ Rusty Walrus: Ah, yummy! Fresh meat for my pot! (Crash Twinsanity)
  20. ^ Doctor N. Tropy: The rats are leaving the sinking ship... Tell us where the treasure is, and we'll... let you go. Silence?! Looks like we'll have to wring it out of him. Brio, get changed! (Crash Twinsanity)
  21. ^ Doctor Neo Cortex: I will... / Moritz: Bor-ring! / Doctor Neo Cortex: (extremely quickly) I will crush you like the puny bugs you are! You are nothing to me for I am the great and all powerful Neo Cortex! You infantile vermin: How dare you both manhandle and manipulate me! Rest assured, I shall wreak my terrible vengeance upon... (Cortex stops to catch his breath.) / Victor: Yeah yeah, whatever, skip to the good bit. (Crash Twinsanity)
  22. ^ Doctor Neo Cortex: Oh my, I almost forgot! The treasure! / Doctor N. Tropy: Our treasure. / Doctor N. Gin: Yes! We are rich! / Doctor Neo Cortex: That treasure is stolen property. / Doctor N. Tropy: It's a little late to develop a conscience, Doctor. / Doctor Neo Cortex: Personally, I don't care. But I think he... (gestures to Spyro) ...might want his gems back? / (N. Tropy, N. Brio and N. Gin hesitate, before being attacked by Spyro's fire breath.) (Crash Twinsanity)
  23. ^ Metacritic rating
  24. ^ GameRankings rating

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It was released in 2004 for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox.
When Crash flees the village, he finds Cortex in a Wumpa orchard owned by Farmer Ernest, who, in a possible parody of the Spyro the Dragon series, laments that the farmers' market is tomorrow, and his Wumpa trees won't grow because his orchard is riddled with humongous worms.
Crash lands in a long hallway, and is almost immediately greeted by Rusty Walrus, who wants to use Crash as fresh meat for his pot.
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