It’s time for another round of Pick One! This week, to celebrate this week’s announcement of Crash Bandicoot 4 getting an Xbox Series X upgrade this March, we’re looking back at the history of the franchise on Xbox.
Xbox obviously missed out on the classic early titles before they were remade for the Xbox One, but many Crash games have nevertheless appeared on the platform. Which is your favourite? Remember, you can only pick one!
Let’s take a look at what we’re working with:
Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath Of Cortex (2002)
Neo-Cortex is back, and he means to rid himself of Crash once and for all! To energise his most diabolical creation to date, Cortex channels the power of the Elementals, a group of renegade masks with the destructive power of Air, Earth, Water and Fire.
Crash Nitro Kart (2003)
In Crash Nitro Kart, Crash will hit the track in his fastest-paced adventure yet! Kidnapped by the ruthless Emperor Velo and forced to race in his galactic coliseum, Crash must speed his way to victory in order to save Earth from destruction…but it won’t be easy, as he must compete against foes both old and new before a final showdown with Velo himself!
Crash TwinSanity (2004)
Faced with an evil force which is threatening their island home, Crash Bandicoot and Dr. Neo Cortex are forced to work together in the funniest Crash adventure ever! Control the squabbling duo through innovative team moves as they whack, smack, spin throw, and ride their way through a fully 3D free roaming environment.
Crash Tag Team Racing (2005)
After being humiliated yet again by Crash Bandicoot at the end of Twinsanity, Dr. Neo Cortex returns to his evil scheming in his dilapidated Iceberg Lair. He hatches a sinister plan to challenge Crash to a seemingly friendly race competition…with plans of crushing the hapless bandicoot under the ruins of the hazardous racetrack!
Crash Of The Titans (2007)
In a nefarious plot to unleash destruction, Crash’s arch-nemeses, Neo and Nina Cortex, have mutated the creatures of Crash’s island into monstrous abominations!
Crash: Mind Over Mutant (2008)
In Crash Bandicoot: Mind over Mutant, a rejuvenated Neo Cortex is taking over the world one brain at a time! Cortex and N. Brio devise a new kind of evil; a text-messaging, do-anything device which controls both mutant and bandicoot minds. Armed with his quick-wits and lightening agility, Crash must free his friends, the titans and save the day!
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (2018)
Relive all your favorite moments in Crash Bandicoot™, Crash Bandicoot™ 2: Cortex Strikes Back and Crash Bandicoot™ 3: Warped, now in fully-remastered graphical glory!
Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled (2019)
Crash is back in the driver’s seat! Get ready to go fur-throttle with Crash™ Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. It’s the authentic CTR experience plus a whole lot more, now fully-remastered and revved up to the max.
Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time (2020)
It’s About Time – for a brand-wumping new Crash Bandicoot™ game! Crash fourward into a time shattered adventure with your favourite marsupials. Neo Cortex and N. Tropy are back at it again and launching an all-out assault on not just this universe, but the entire multiverse! Crash and Coco are here to save the day by reuniting the four Quantum Masks and bending the rules of reality.
Let us know which of these Xbox Crash Bandicoot games is your favourite below.