Excerpt: I can remember when Crash Bandicoot was a guy in a suit pushing Sony's fledgling PlayStation console and trying to give the new videogame player a face as recognizable as that of Sonic or Mario. I'm not sure if it really worked all that well or not, but that was then and this is now, a time when Crash can go into hiding for years and reemerge on consoles other than Sony's latest PlayStation iteration.
Summary: Despite all its flaws, I had genuine fun with
Crash Bandicoot: Mind Over Mutant
. I dealt with the annoying camera, backtracked as much as I could stand, and still ended up smiling throughout it all. I passed up the usual
Call of Duty 4
night marathon session with my friends in favor of making progress in this game, and had a blast. Granted, it isn't the best platformer out there, but it's a welcome update for Crash and his friends.
Pros: Hilarious one-liners and audio really make the game., Achievements galore for junkies., Interesting new mechanics that allow Crash to control creatures are fun and easy to control., The game is genuinely fun!
Cons: Graphics are only subpar., No camera control., Some may get annoyed with the game's repetitive nature and backtracking system.
Conclusion: Crash Bandicoot: Mind Over Mutant is a hard game for me to score. It is a decent game and has good graphics, sound, and well done cut scenes. It also has a funny and entertaining story, but I just never could really get into it as much as some of the other popular platformers on the market that I have played. The game also got repetitive on occasion because of the going back and forth across the map.
Conclusion: It kind of looks like a kids game but underneath the cartoony veneer is a solid little action adventure game that includes some meaty challenges that are sure to keep the most bizarrely repressed bandicoot mimicry at bay.
Conclusion: A decent platforming title that once again doesnâ€™t do anything new. The game is fun and that is the main thing, though it can get repetitive the more you play it. There have been some good additions to the game this time round though which is welcome. I do wonder how much longer it can be called a Crash Bandicoot title though considering how little of the game he takes part in.
Pros: Decent Graphics, Some good platforming, Range of mutants
Cons: Repetative, Nothing New, Not really Crash Bandicoot anymore
Excerpt: It’s sad to watch a once proud mascot slide into the depths of gaming obscurity. After strong beginnings, two of the most beloved rodents from our gaming past – Crash and Sonic – have both struggled under the burden of bland game design, genre overexposure, and what has appeared to be general apathy from their respective owners.
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