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Based on 3893 ratings
8.6
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Score Breakdown Based on 3893 ratings
  1. 10 (842)
  2. 9 (1846)
  3. 8 (907)
  4. 7 (204)
  5. 6 (42)
  6. 5 (20)
  7. 4 (8)
  8. 3 (2)
  9. 2 (5)
  10. 1 (17)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating: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

  • Rating:9

    An excellent improvement over a game that was already pretty great.

    "Crash Bandicoot" was a very popular game early in the PlayStation's surprise, and after the game's breakout success, it's not a surprise to see that it got a sequel. "Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back" came just a ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Una de las mejores segundas partes que existen.

    Naughty Dog supo mejorar la formula, mejorando todo: La música, los gráficos, la dificultad, los controles, el sistema de guardado y los jefes que si bien son mas fáciles, son muy carismático... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Crash Strikes Back

    After a solid, if generic first game; Naughty Dog not only succeeded in fine-tuning the Crash formula and learning from their mistakes; but also in establishing a sense of identity Crash 1 sorely lacked. There's so much ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Still a highly recommended 3D Platformer for your PS1 collection

    Crash Bandicoot 2 was one of my earliest games when I first got my PS1 when I was a lot younger. Unlike the first Crash Bandicoot game which I've still got on my Xperia phone, it is nice to play some Crash Bandicoot now ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    A fantastic, old-school platformer.

    I've only briefly played the original game, so I can't comment on that one compared to this one, but I can tell you that Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back is a fantastically fun '90s platformer. The story opens w... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    An excellent 3D platformer.

    This is my favorite Crash game with Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped. This has to be one of the best sequels in the gaming industry. The original Crash Bandicoot was a great, great game, but Crash 2, does all things little bit ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating: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
  • Rating:7.5

    3D Platforming goodness

    Having recently picked up another Playstation, I thought it only fair to go back through and play one of my favorite games when I was little. Its title... Crash Bandicoot 2. Playing this game more than ten years after it... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    A great and vast improvement over the original game

    In 1996, Naughty Dog released one of the most influential games on the Sony Playstation. This game took many players by storm, matching even Nintendo's mascot: Mario. Now Naughty Dog is ready to take the Crash Bandicoot ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Crash Bandicoot is back & this time he will help Dr. Cortex to gather cristals.

    Crash Bandicoot 2 is an improvement over the original,this time it feels like an original game,it doesn't feel anymore like a rip-off.The Gameplay is a little bit more relaxing, just a bit.The Game is Hard unlike the fir... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful