Dr. N. Tropy and Neo Cortex Escape From Prison in New CRASH BANDICOOT 4: IT’S ABOUT TIME Trailer
Mechanic: Bartosz Sobczak
Category: 3D Platformer Games
A never-before-seen trailer for Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time was released during yesterday's State of Play event, allowing us to take a closer look at its new gameplay mechanics and colourful cast of characters.
First of all, the long-awaited 3D platformer — which is being developed by Toys for Bob (Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy) and Beenox (Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled) — will officially give you a chance to play as Dingodile, a fan-favourite half dingo, half crocodile. That's not all, as publisher Activision also confirmed that you will be able to assume the role of the villainous Neo Cortex — Crash's personal nemesis — in the game.
Furthermore, the upcoming game — which won't feature any invasive microtransactions or loot boxes — will introduce a new way to provide fans with a sense of accomplishment, as the duo will have "dozens of costumes and wacky outfits." To get them, you will need to earn special gems or complete specific tasks.
Finally, the latest Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time trailer shone a light on the game's completely original N. Verted mode that "takes the concept of mirror mode and phase shifts it into another dimension. Perspective isn’t the only thing that changed; when playing in a dimension on N. Verted mode, that dimension may involve splattering paint to see your path forward, or keeping up with an old timey film reel that cranks up gameplay speed just as fast as it puts the picture on the screen."
To learn more about the core features of the fast-approaching Crash Bandicoot: Warped sequel — and its new mode's unique style, game feel, and fresh challenges — check out the action-packed video right now:
It’s About Time - for a brand-wumping new Crash Bandicoot game! Crash fourward into a time shattered adventure with your favorite 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. New abilities? Check. More playable characters? Yep. Alternate dimensions? Obviously. Ridonkulous bosses? For sure. Same awesome sauce? You bet your sweet jorts. Wait, are they actually jorts? Not in this universe!
Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 2, 2020.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Bartosz Sobczak - Owner, Editor-in-Chief
Lawyer by day, video game reporter by night. Long-time fan of the Mass Effect, Age of Empires, Prince of Persia, BioShock — especially the second one — and Splinter Cell series (who still believes that the best is yet to come). Tries his hardest to shine a new light on the Polish game-development scene. Gameplay Mechanix is his biggest passion project to date. Often listens to old episodes of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson while writing. Privately a cat person.
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