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A fan on Twitter has posted what’s supposedly take a look at footage from a since axed Crash Bandicoot cartoon.
The clip includes a Crash origin story through which Neo Cortex mutates a easy marsupial into the Crash Bandicoot everyone knows and love at present. Take a have a look at the scene under.
RUMOUR: Activision could have cancelled a Crash Bandicoot cartoon that was in improvement for a 12 months.This take a look at animation exhibits a glimpse of what the present would’ve seemed like. Take it with what you’ll. pic.twitter.com/BovuzSpTuyJanuary 12, 2021
This footage, which supposedly originated from the Crash Bandicoot subreddit, has since been deleted. However, the put up claims the sequence was commissioned by Amazon and was in manufacturing for an entire 12 months earlier than getting cancelled. However, there’s been no official affirmation of this.
The animation does look to be of a top quality, particularly contemplating that that is supposedly take a look at footage. Many followers of the online game sequence stay unconvinced although, with some believing that this will likely in truth be fan-made or a scrapped online game cutscene, of which there have been apparently lots throughout the improvement of the primary Crash Bandicoot recreation within the 90s.
Some habits by no means die. Back within the 90s there have been some unused animated cutscenes that had been going to be within the first crash bandicoot recreation pic.twitter.com/Xuzz8VO4GHJanuary 13, 2021
Around the identical time because the animation appeared on-line, a second model of the identical scene additionally did the rounds on Twitter. This model has barely completely different results and provides Crash completely different traits, nonetheless, stays largely the identical as the primary.
So, apparently a take a look at animation for a canned #CrashBandicoot cartoon was lately discovered and man, why the hell is Activision say no to it? pic.twitter.com/gLpY0yJamJJanuary 12, 2021
Although the thought of a Crash Bandicoot animated sequence is thrilling, one other believable clarification for this footage could also be that it got here from an early revision of Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, which was launched final 12 months. If we contemplate that this would not be the primary time Crash might have had animated segments (as referenced within the tweet above) and that Crash 4’s builders Toys For Bob have at all times needed to keep up the “old fashioned animation vibe that the sport provides off”, it wouldn’t be outside the realm of possibility.
For now, things remain inconclusive due to the fact that Activision hasn’t commented on the rumours, but it’s still fun to imagine what this could be.
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