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In the fourth installment of the Crash Bandicoot series, an evil alien called Nitros Oxide challenges Crash, his friends, and even his enemies to a racing competition to see who the fastest in the Universe really is.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Clancy Brown ... Dr. Neo Cortex / Uka Uka (voice)
Brendan O'Brien ... Dr. N. Gin / Tiny Tiger / Pinstripe Potoroo (voice)
David Anthony Pizzuto ... Nitros Oxide / Dingodile / Komodo Joe (voice)
Mel Winkler Mel Winkler ... Aku Aku (voice)
Michael Ensign ... Dr. Nefarious Tropy (voice)
Hynden Walch ... Coco Bandicoot (voice)
Billy Pope Billy Pope ... Crash Bandicoot / Ripper Roo (cut) (voice)
Michael Gollom Michael Gollom ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Mike Gollom)
Michael Connor Michael Connor ... Fake Crash (voice)
Chip Chinery ... Dingodile (voice)
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In the fourth installment of the Crash Bandicoot series, an evil alien called Nitros Oxide challenges Crash, his friends, and even his enemies to a racing competition to see who the fastest in the Universe really is.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Crash Bandicoot: CTR See more »

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A character named Trippo never made it past the sketch board. He looked like a hippopotamus in a racing getup. See more »

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[first lines]
Nitrous Oxide: Greetings, creatures of this planet. I've come to compete.So, you pesky earthlings like to race, eh, hehehehe. Well, I am Nitros Oxide, I'm the fastest racer in the galaxy. I travel to stars looking for creatures to test my skills. It's a little game I call survival of the fastest. Here's the way we play: I challenge the best driver of your world to a race for the planet. If your driver wins I'll leave your miserable meddle rock alone. But if I win I'll turn you entire goal into a ...
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Alternate Versions

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Follows Crash Bandicoot (1996) See more »

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Mario who?

When it comes to arcade racing games, people always remember Mario Kart, and I've always found it to be a huge injustice.

CTR is BY FAR the best kart videogame. The career mode actually has a fun story (despite being an arcade game) and the difficult increases through the plot, forcing the player to evolve the driving style. If you are a casual, you could just play until the final boss is defeated and you're good to go. But if you're really into the game, the side "quests" are amazing, with great challenges to unlock new tracks and characters and beating your own records (actually receiving in-game rewards for it).

The multiplayer mode is also guaranteed fun, whether it's just racing or a fun battle among up to four human players using power-ups and "kart-shooting" one another.

The shortcuts are another part of the game that makes it unpredictable, self-challenging and of course, funnier.

And for last, the boosting-drifting system is what separates this game from the others. It feels so natural to make your kart jump, powerslide through the track gaining small boost, and then a final big boost if you've done it three times in a row is so, so natural that it makes it feel that this is how real-life kart racing works.

Please, do yourself a favor and play it.


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