Activision Closes 'Crash Bandicoot' Website, Removes All References to the Franchise

8CN: Despite the rumors that Crash Bandicoot would be returning soon for the PlayStation 4, it would appear that previous publisher Activision is trying to distance itself from the franchise. The official Crash Bandicoot website, which is owned and maintained by Activision, has been taken down. In addition, all mentions of the series have been removed from Activision's own website.

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Ezz20133837d ago

di..did...sony...no...it can't be...is it really ?
sony bought it back ?

please god, let it be true

Enemy3837d ago

This happened pretty close to the VGAs...can it be?

PoSTedUP3837d ago

Crash Landing on PlayStation 4; high prolonged dopamine levels proven fatal in gamers, world wide shortage of mangos expected late '14 to mid '15.

woooOO!! : D!

Ricegum3837d ago

This news makes me the happiest! I really hope this has happened.

Childprod1gy3837d ago

This better be done by naughty dog.

Plasticgearsolid3837d ago

@PoSTedUp Mangos are you kidding me....? Its Mother#$%@in' WUMPA FRUIT!!!!

Superherox703837d ago

Sony never owed crash, it was owned by universal but they had a contract with Sony to make it exclusive.

aCasualGamer3837d ago

Mark Cerny: “The PlayStation 4 will recapture gaming's glory days”



Crash Bandicoot on PS4 is happening!!!

DrRobotnik3837d ago

Sony is getting thier original mascot back!

AliTheSnake13837d ago

I Bought Crash Bandicoot from Activision.

HonestDragon3837d ago

Oh, God, I hope it's true! Crash was so misused under Activision's control. Please, please, please, let Sony have Crash Bandicoot back!

Vitalogy3837d ago

Hope they also bring a completely new CB to the Vita as well :)

SilentNegotiator3836d ago (Edited 3836d ago )

They should have purchased Spyro, too, before this happened...

RedDevils3836d ago

My Childhood is back lol

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Thatguy-3103837d ago (Edited 3837d ago )

Omfg!!!!! A next gen Crash By ND will bring so much memories again. I remember the guy dressed as crash always taunting Nintendo. Just classic man! This is the reason I like Sony. They're all about the fans when it comes to gaming.

Concertoine3837d ago

umm assuming they bought it.
id like to believe it too but lets not get ahead of ourselves lol

Outside_ofthe_Box3837d ago

Either way the sign that Activision may no longer have Crash, is very good news in itself.

Munky_Mafoo3837d ago

I guess the Crash Bandicoot reference in the PS4 advert was true. Oh Sony you


PHOSADRA3837d ago

This was in the PS4 commercial
A friend of mine broke the pictures down
The first one is the Sony Logo
The Arrow means "Coming to"
And the final image is Crash

Wagz223837d ago

What commercial is that from?! If you have the YouTube link or something. That is pretty crazy!

Enemy3837d ago (Edited 3837d ago )

Yep, here's the full shot. http://i4.minus.com/iDG9Hfa...

It's definitely coming, guys.

sonic9893837d ago

wwoooow that would be fantastic OLD memories just keep coming in my head
i am starting to listen to some of the classic crash sound tracks LOL ( that excited )

iiwii3837d ago


Cool, thanks for the link. I also noticed Ryu on the screen in the back of the cab too.

This definitely looks like something is happening with Crash, and it looks like Sony may be the new owner? Or maybe Naughty Dog?

DealWithIt3837d ago

More importantly: There is a trash can at the bottom :D

So, the whole thing now translates to Crash coming to Sony from, well trash (Activision?)


JackVagina3837d ago

that trash can could signify Activision