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Average Player Score Based on 3847 ratings
8.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 3847 ratings
  1. 10 (840)
  2. 9 (1834)
  3. 8 (888)
  4. 7 (196)
  5. 6 (40)
  6. 5 (19)
  7. 4 (8)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (4)
  10. 1 (16)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Review Score:8.6

    Crash Bandicoot two: Cortex strikes back is an awosome top-notch platform game. Even though I am a fan of the first Crash Bandicoot, compared to this game its terrible. Let me just say that everything about this game has... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful

What Gamespot Users have to say about Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back

  • Review Score:9.6

    This game is better than the original, and the 1st one was great.

    Now I love this game and have played through it multiple times and have never got bored from this game. It is a classic and one of the best platformers I have ever played. Gameplay: Great, addictive but does get tires... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5

    An improvement to the previous game, but way to short and easy!

    After playing the previous game, I thought I would check out the second game. After playing it I just saw that it was a bit of a disappointment actually. The game only has 25 short levels instead of the original 50, and ... Read Full Review

    0 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.6

    Crash Bandicoot two: Cortex strikes back is an awosome top-notch platform game. Even though I am a fan of the first Crash Bandicoot, compared to this game its terrible. Let me just say that everything about this game has... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    If you thought the first Crash Bandicoot was good then your gonna love the second one!!!

    Crash Bandicoot 2 takes what made the first one great but made it even better.The graphics have gotten way better,Gameplay is still the same as the first one but it has slighty been tweeked.A warp room has been added so ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Crash Bandicoot 2 is definently a classic and always has been!!

    Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back and Crash Bandicoot are the best games for Play Station One. For one I grew up with this game and for another I don't see what there is not to like. For PS it has awesome graphics, ... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.6

    "Have to say that this is a great game"

    This game was the first game I ever owned in the PS1 (allong with Spyro the Dragon), sure it was released 10 years ago but to me this is a priceless jewel. It may not have the graphics we have today, but this was the 90&... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9

    Old-School Classic

    If You Had A PS1 Then You Almost Certainly Had This. Its One Of The Best Old-School Classics Ever. If You Haven't Played It Then You Should And If You Haven't Heard Of It Then You Need To Get Outside More Often. Hes Been... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    Crash Band i coot 2: Cortex strikes Back is a good sequel to it's classic predecessor.

    Intro: One year later; after the events of the first game, Crash is now living with his sister; after being apparently dumped by his sweetheart for Pinstripe. Dr. Cortex needs help from Crash to get gems to save the wor... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.3

    This is a real classic, old-school, game worthy of the "Bandicoot genre"

    Man, Crash Bandicoot 2, what can i say? (exept for the fact that it's given me a lot of memories of times when i just couldn't stop playing) I've grown up playing this game and i still can't remember weather i was angry... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    best game for ps

    i loved this game! one of my fave level by far was when u rode the polar bear...i remember watching my brother play and i was like leaning to the side he needed to turn..lol...in my opinion cortex was pretty easy to beat... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful