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2San
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(12-17-2013, 12:03 AM)
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Originally Posted by Derrick01

I really don't want naughty dog wasting time on another crash game.

Yeah, Sony would be better off hiring insomniac or giving it to sucker punch.
NZNova
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(12-17-2013, 12:03 AM)
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Came in expecting a Battlefield 4 thread, pleasantly surprised. Bring back Crash.
sixteen-bit
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(12-17-2013, 12:03 AM)
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isn't that art from like Crash 3 or something?
daman824
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(12-17-2013, 12:04 AM)
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Originally Posted by hohoXD123

If Activision still owns the IP, isn't it worse for them to keep giving Sony permission to use Crash (in the highly suggestive road signs in one of the ads and now here) and fuel these rumours?

Eh, it gets the character out there so no one forgets about him by the time they eventually release a game.
noobasuar
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(12-17-2013, 12:04 AM)
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It's not like Naughty Dog knows how to make a game with a jump button anymore though....so HD collection?
Crimsonclaw111
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(12-17-2013, 12:04 AM)
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Inside the Naughty Dog crate is their new IP. Crash is only here for the ceremony.
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(12-17-2013, 12:06 AM)
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Originally Posted by 2San

Yeah, Sony would be better off hiring insomniac or giving it to sucker punch.

Sanzaru
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(12-17-2013, 12:06 AM)
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Ive learned to not listen to any Sony group thats not SCEA or SCEJ
Watevaman
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(12-17-2013, 12:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by stfuppercut

Agreed

I tried playing Crash 3 for the first time this past weekend. Nope. Nothing about it was good at all.

Silky
(12-17-2013, 12:07 AM)
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HE WILL FUCKING RETURN
timlot
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(12-17-2013, 12:09 AM)
So there's still love for Crash even though he's been turned out.
ItIsOkBro
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(12-17-2013, 12:09 AM)
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Ishida
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(12-17-2013, 12:09 AM)
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Originally Posted by noobasuar

It's not like Naughty Dog knows how to make a game with a jump button anymore though....so HD collection?

You clearly never played the Uncharted games.
2San
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(12-17-2013, 12:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by revolverjgw

Sanzaru

No, I want something that pushes the PS4. :O
Thomas_Daly
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(12-17-2013, 12:10 AM)

Originally Posted by Takao

They've already stated that Activision owns the IP.


then they need to stop with these crash images then :(
Shin-Ra
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(12-17-2013, 12:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by Ishida

You clearly never played the Uncharted games.

A shocking revelation indeed.
Burning Vigor Attack
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(12-17-2013, 12:10 AM)
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I feel like they are just trolling at this point. Which is cruel. :(
Krusenstern
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(12-17-2013, 12:10 AM)
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Stop with the Crash teasing if you can't deliver.
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(12-17-2013, 12:10 AM)
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Originally Posted by timlot

So there's still love for Crash even though he's been turned out.

I love his expression in the last one, like somebody is just out of view pointing a gun at his head

Poor Crash
MormaPope
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(12-17-2013, 12:11 AM)
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I don't understand any of this Crash hype. Are people hoping for a Mario Galaxy quality Crash title? Do people want older Crash gameplay?
RE_Player
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(12-17-2013, 12:11 AM)
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If they made another Crash it would bomb so hard.
strafer
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(12-17-2013, 12:11 AM)
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this is some fucked up shit..just announce it already
Prelude.
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(12-17-2013, 12:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by noobasuar

It's not like Naughty Dog knows how to make a game with a jump button anymore though....so HD collection?

Yep, it's noobasuar.
Kaako
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(12-17-2013, 12:12 AM)
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Lol, now they're just trolling you guys.
MormaPope
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(12-17-2013, 12:12 AM)
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I'd rather see Jak and Daxter return over Crash. Jak and Daxter as a series makes Crash look shameful.
speculawyer
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(12-17-2013, 12:14 AM)
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I miss the Crash game in the older Burnout games.
Combichristoffersen
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(12-17-2013, 12:14 AM)
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Would love a new Crash from ND.

Would give less than zero fucks about more Last of Us.
Sorastitch
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(12-17-2013, 12:14 AM)
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and Burn?
Nimby
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(12-17-2013, 12:15 AM)
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Even more teasing? Sony are master trolls if nothing comes of this.
CriterionDog
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(12-17-2013, 12:17 AM)
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God, all of these teases...I really hope Sony obtains the rights. Crash was such a powerful franchise.
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(12-17-2013, 12:17 AM)
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some of the quotes in this thread sound ignorant.

"going from Last of Us to Crash is tragic"

"Naughty Dog going back to Crash is a waste"

Do you know what Game Developers do? That's right, they develop games. Do you know it's boring for game Developers to keep producing the same genre of game, over and over again? You only grow as an artist by taking risks.

I'll go one further, if Hideo Kojima would have taken a break from Metal Gear Solid, and did more stuff (Policenauts, ZOE) I guarantee MGS4 which i love wouldn't have felt like burden.

This is all hearsay, but Crash is Naughty Dog's creation. Despite the fact none of the creators are at Naughty Dog, Crash is still in the company's DNA. Don't go writing them off. It would be nice to have a solid platformer, that doesn't involve shooting people in the face.
LX_Theo
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(12-17-2013, 12:19 AM)
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Not sure I want another full AAA Crash game. I'd love one at like $20-30 that has a lower budget (with about as much content as the originals).
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(12-17-2013, 12:20 AM)

Originally Posted by noobasuar

It's not like Naughty Dog knows how to make a game with a jump button anymore though....so HD collection?

huehuehuehuehue
jackissocool
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(12-17-2013, 12:21 AM)
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This is driving me FUCKING INSANE
MormaPope
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(12-17-2013, 12:21 AM)
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Originally Posted by bad

some of the quotes in this thread sound ignorant.

"going from Last of Us to Crash is tragic"

"Naughty Dog going back to Crash is a waste"

Do you know what Game Developers do? That's right, they develop games. Do you know it's boring for game Developers to keep producing the same genre of game, over and over again? You only grow as an artist by taking risks.

I'll go one further, if Hideo Kojima would have taken a break from Metal Gear Solid, and did more stuff (Policenauts, ZOE) I guarantee MGS4 which i love wouldn't have felt like burden.

This is all hearsay, but Crash is Naughty Dog's creation. Despite the fact none of the creators are at Naughty Dog, Crash is still in the company's DNA. Don't go writing them off. It would be nice to have a solid platformer, that doesn't involve shooting people in the face.

And guess what? Naughty Dog designers have said nothing about wanting to return to Crash or making another Crash game. All this hype has been from the die hard Crash fans which I never knew existed. Naughty Dog should be able to develop whatever they want, Crash or not.
DangerMouse
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(12-17-2013, 12:23 AM)
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Gah! I would want this so much! (And a real next-gen J&D too)

Please get those rights Sony...
Last edited by DangerMouse; 12-17-2013 at 01:33 AM.
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(12-17-2013, 12:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by LX_Theo

Not sure I want another full AAA Crash game. I'd love one at like $20-30 that has a lower budget (with about as much content as the originals).

Yeah pretty much what I would want...with a noncontrollable camera they could make the visuals rival Despicable Me
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(12-17-2013, 12:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by MormaPope

And guess what? Naughty Dog designers have said nothing about wanting to return to Crash or making another Crash game. All this hype has been from the die hard Crash fans which I never knew existed. Naughty Dog should be able to develop whatever they want, Crash or not.

that's fine, and not entirely true. Me beef is with claiming that for Naughty Dog to develop a Crash game is a step back. It's like claiming Dr. Strangelove is a setback after Lolita or Psycho a setback after North by Northwest.
Kouriozan
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(12-17-2013, 12:25 AM)
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Originally Posted by Derrick01

I really don't want naughty dog wasting time on another crash game.

"Oh, yay, another Crash game!"
Gorillaz
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(12-17-2013, 12:26 AM)
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Originally Posted by Speedy Blue Dude

Give it to Naughty Dog, please! A Naughty Dog made Crash Bandicoot on NextGen wouldn't be an instant buy, but it would grab my attention and I would follow the game instead of just shrugging it off.

ND ain't going back to that stuff again
Motwera
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(12-17-2013, 12:26 AM)
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Guys, don't fall for the hype trap, its nothing.
RaikuHebi
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(12-17-2013, 12:26 AM)
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Don't believe their Danish lies!
richisawesome
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(12-17-2013, 12:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by EightBitNate

Rolling on laughing floor.

No. ROLF:

Slate Soda
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(12-17-2013, 12:30 AM)
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I'd love for Naughty Dog to spend their precious time on Crash. It would be a day one purchase.
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(12-17-2013, 12:31 AM)
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Originally Posted by noobasuar

It's not like Naughty Dog knows how to make a game with a jump button anymore though....so HD collection?

views comment... views username
-_-
...makes sense
infiniteheteroskdasticity
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(12-17-2013, 12:33 AM)
I hate to be the cynic here but I'm stunned people think that Naughty Dog or anybody that big would put in the effort on a big AAA platformer. Let's get real, 2013 had some absolutely fantastic platformers come out. With the possible exception of 3d Mario (it will have legs) not one of them saw commercial success. Rayman Legends, Puppeteer and Tearaway are all critical successes, fantastic games and commercial flops. If there were any plans for a AAA Crash/Jax/Banjo revival they've been put on ice super quickly. They just wont sell and make absolutely zero sense for a studio like Naughty Dog to make. Why make a game that might sell 1m at most when you could make Uncharted/TLOU/new IP that would sell 5m+? The audience just isn't there on consoles anymore - most of those gamers are on mobile platforms which is why platformers do well on the ipad and the 3ds. Even console Mario seems to have lost a little steam. The best fans of these series can hope for is a downloadable PSN/XBLA game.
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(12-17-2013, 12:34 AM)
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Originally Posted by infiniteheteroskdasticity

I hate to be the cynic here but I'm stunned people think that Naughty Dog or anybody that big would put in the effort on a big AAA platformer. Let's get real, 2013 had some absolutely fantastic platformers come out. With the possible exception of 3d Mario (it will have legs) not one of them saw commercial success. Rayman Legends, Puppeteer and Tearaway are all critical successes, fantastic games and commercial flops. If there were any plans for a AAA Crash/Jax/Banjo revival they've been put on ice super quickly. They just wont sell and make absolutely zero sense for a studio like Naughty Dog to make. Why make a game that might sell 1m at most when you could make Uncharted/TLOU/new IP that would sell 5m+? The audience just isn't there on consoles anymore - most of those gamers are on mobile platforms which is why platformers do well on the ipad and the 3ds. Even console Mario seems to have lost a little steam. The best fans of these series can hope for is a downloadable PSN/XBLA game.

Let us dream Infiniteparagraphman.
EightBitNate
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(12-17-2013, 12:36 AM)
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So, to review:

Andy Gavin, co-creator of Crash Bandicoot, said in May, 2013:

Crash needs a total reboot. There’s an opportunity to reset the history, and go back to his creation story and the original conflict with Cortex. In that context, you could reprise classic Crash 1 and 2’s settings and villains. It would make sense to use a more modern, free-roaming style. I would concentrate on Looney Tunes-esque animation and really addictive action. That’s what we did with the original Crash, and there’s no reason it couldn’t be done today. Given [Activision's] Crash games, people forget that he was once cool. [Naughty Dog's] Crash had a certain whimsical edge to him. Sure, it was goofy – but it wasn’t dumb.

In August, an Activision rep accidentally said that the Crash rights no longer were with Activision and had returned back to Sony. They eventually claimed it was a mistake.

Then, the PS4 commercial with this sign released:



Then, Kevin Pereira leaked info that Sony was bringing back a "classic" Playstation franchise at the PS4 release event. However, only Uncharted was announced as making a comeback, so no announcements relating to classic franchises were made.

In November, a Reddit user reported seeing a Crash Bandicoot page for PS4 on Amazon.fr. However, he claimed the page was taken down soon after posting. (decent chance this was fake):


Later in November, the official Crash Bandicoot website was taken down, and all references to the series was removed from Activision's website.

On November 21, the phrase #BringBackBandicoot began to trend on Twitter, making it to the front page of IGN. Sony made no comment.

On November 22, when asked whether they still owned the rights to Crash, Activision declined to comment.

Later, GameInformer issued a statement from Activision concerning the franchise (damage control?):

Activision owns Crash Bandicoot and we continue to explore ways in which we could bring the beloved series back to life.

On November 26, Playstation Brazil tweeted the picture:



with the statement

Crash needs a hug.

The original Tweet has since been deleted.

And now, this:



lol this is the worst kept secret ever
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(12-17-2013, 12:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by 2San

Yeah, Sony would be better off hiring insomniac or giving it to sucker punch.

Insomniac? Ewww.
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(12-17-2013, 12:38 AM)
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SCE's about to ruin/save Christmas. :|

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