Crash Bandicoot

For detailed information about this series, see: Bandipedia

Crash Bandicoot character

Crash Bandicoot, the main character, Star of the series

Crash Bandicoot is a series of video games by Sony.

Video Games

Main Games

  • Crash Bandicoot (August 31st, 1996). PlayStation. Re-released for PlayStation Network in 2006.Remasted for Playstation 4 in 2017.
  • Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (November 1st, 1997). PlayStation. Re-released for PlayStation Network in 2007.
  • Crash Bandicoot: Warped (October 10th, 1998). PlayStation. Re-released for PlayStation Network in 2007.
  • Crash Bandicoot: The Wraith of Cortex (October 29th, 2001). PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube. Re-released for Xbox Live in 2007.
  • Crash Twinsanity (August 30th, 2004). PlayStation 2, Xbox and mobile phones.
  • Crash of The Titans (October 4th, 2007). PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, Game Boy Advance, Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation Portable and mobile phones.
  • Crash: Mind Over Mutant (October 7th, 2008). PlayStation 2, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, Wii, and PlayStation Portable.
  • Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy (June 30, 2017). PlayStation 4. A full remake of the first three games in the series, using new assets and 3D models but keeping in the same gameplay and stage layout.

Side Games

  • Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure (February 25th, 2002). Game Boy Advance.
  • Crash Bandicoot 2: N-Tranced (January 7th, 2003). Game Boy Advance.
  • Crash Twinsanity 3D (June 2004). Mobile phones.
  • Crash Bandicoot Purple: Ripto's Rampage (June 3rd, 2004). Game Boy Advance.
  • Crash Bandicoot (April 25th, 2005). Mobile phones.
  • Crash Bandicoot: Mutant Island (July 30th, 2009). Mobile phones.

Racing Games

  • Crash Team Racing (September 30th, 1999). PlayStation. Re-released for PlayStation Network in 2007.
  • Crash Nitro Kart (November 11th, 2003). PlayStation 2, GameBoy Advance, N-Gage, Zeebo, Xbox, GameCube and mobile phones.
  • Crash Tag Team Racing (October 19th, 2005). PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube.
  • Crash Racing (December 2005). Mobile phones.
  • Crash Nitro Kart 2 (June 2008). Mobile phones.
  • Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 3D (June 9th, 2008). iOS, Zeebo and B-Gage.
  • Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 2 (May 27th, 2010). iOS.

Party Games

  • Crash Bash (November 6th, 2000). PlayStation. Re-released for PlayStation Network in 2008.
  • Crash Boom Bang! (July 20th, 2006). Nintendo DS and mobile phones.
  • Chokkan♪ Crash Bandicoot (2007). Mobile phones.


  • Crash Bandicoot - Dansu! de Jump! Na Daibouken (1998). A 2-volume manga published by CoroCoro Comics.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type

4Arrow L Mario19960831 August 31, 1996In Crash Bandicoot there are some enemies similar to Piranha Plants and Koopa Troopas; there also are other references in other episodes of the series.

4Arrow L Donkey Kong19960831 August 31, 1996The Crash Bandicoot series features references to Donkey Kong.

4Arrow L Way of the Warrior19960831 August 31, 1996The Ying-Yang icon from Way of the Warrior was planned to be a special harmful item in Crash Bandicoot.52

5Arrow R Croc19970929 September 29, 1997A promotional image of Croc features a reference to Crash Bandicoot.

5Arrow R Dragonseeds19980930 September 30, 1998Having a saved data of Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back unlocks the special "Aussie" dragon in Dragonseeds.3

4Arrow L Terminator19981010 October 10, 1998The cover art of Crash Bandicoot Warped is a parody of Terminator, and the level "Sphynxinator" is named after the series.3

4Arrow L Tomb Raider19981010 October 10, 1998The level "Tomb Wader" in Crash Bandicoot Warped is named after the Tomb Raider series.3

4Arrow L Ski Crazed19981010 October 10, 1998One level in Crash Bandicoot Warped is named after the early Naughty Dog game Ski Crazed.3

4Arrow L Rings of Power19981010 October 10, 1998One of the secret levels in Crash Bandicoot Warped is named after the early Naughty Dog game Rings of Power.3

5Arrow R The Simpsons19981122 November 22, 1998In the episode "Lisa gets an A" she is seen playing a parody of Crash Bandicoot.2.5

5Arrow R Baby Geniuses19990312 March 12, 1999A baby in Baby Geniuses is seen playing Crash Bandicoot.2

5Arrow R Felicity19991024 October 24, 1999In the season 2 episode "Crash" from Felicity, Noel is seen playing Crash Bandicoot Warped.2

5Arrow R Dawson's Creek19991201 December 01, 1999There's a reference to Crash Bandicoot in the season 3 episode "Four to Tango" from Dawson's Creek.2

5Arrow R Friends20001012 October 12, 2000In the season 7 episode "The One With Monica's Thunder", Chandler is seen playing Crash Team Racing.2

5Arrow R Jak and Daxter20011203 December 03, 2001The Carnivorus Plant from Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back is in Samos' hut using the exact same model from Naughty Dog.1

5Arrow R Kids World20011207 December 07, 2001Characters in Kids World are seen playing Crash Bandicoot.2

5Arrow R Ty the Tasmanian Tiger2002 2002The trailer for Ty the Tasmanian Tiger features a character based on Crash Bandicoot.

5Arrow R The Country Bears20020726 July 26, 2002A Crash Bash poster can be seen in The Country Bears.2

5Arrow R Jimmy Neutron20030217 February 17, 2003Crystals from the season 1 episode "Ultra Sheen" from Jimmy Neutron are identical to the Power Crystal from the Crash Bandicoot series.3


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Spyro20031111 November 11, 2003Spyro is an unlockable character in the GBA version of Crash Nitro Kart. Spyro and Crash reference each other in several of their games.

5Arrow R Game Over20040310 March 10, 2004Crash Bandicoot can be seen in an ad poster in the first episode of Game Over.2

5Arrow R Angel20040512 May 12, 2004In the season 5 episode "Power Play" from Angel, Angel and Drogyn play the Xbox version of Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex.2

5Arrow R Yes, Dear20050330 March 30, 2005In the season 5 episode "Won't Ask, Won't Tell" from Yes, Dear, Jimmy is seen playing Crash Bandicoot.2

5Arrow R Family Guy20050927 September 27, 2005Tom Tucker is seen playing a handheld Crash Bandicoot racing game in Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story.2

5Arrow R Asterix20051016 October 16, 2005In Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum there are Crash Bandicoot references.

5Arrow R Johnny Test20070505 May 05, 2007The game "Smash Badger 3" from the season 2 episode "Johnny Test vs. Smash Badger 3" is a parody of Crash Bandicoot.3

4Arrow L Hulk20071004 October 04, 2007There's an unused Hulk costume in Crash of the Titans.52

5Arrow R Futurama20080823 August 23, 2008Fry makes a reference to Crash Bandicoot in the Futurama comic issue #38.

4Arrow L Sonic20081007 October 07, 2008The Ratican enemy in Crash: Mind Over Mutant sometimes reference Sonic the Hedgehog.3


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Uncharted20160510 May 10, 2016The "Hog Wild" plane in Uncharted is named after a level in Crash Bandicoot, while Uncharted 4 features a fully playable stage from the first Crash Bandicoot in one scene, and Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy has Coco watching said scene from Uncharted 4 on her laptop and a framed picture of Nathan Drake on Crash's home.2

5Arrow R Skylanders20161013 October 13, 2016Crash Bandicoot and Dr. Neo Cortex appear as playable characters in Skylanders: Imaginators, Crash later appears in two episodes of Skylanders Academy.1