Making Crash Bandicoot by Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin

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#1 Posted by X19 (2370 posts) -

I saw this over on the Naughty Dog blog and thought some Giant Bombers might find it interesting. 

Can you believe that 2011 marks the FIFTEENTH anniversary of the release of the original Crash Bandicoot game? That’s right. Later this year – August 31 to be precise – will mark fifteen years since Crash Bandicoot was released in the United States for the original PlayStation console. Europe got to experience Crash Bandicoot just over two months later, in November.

That would a series of blog posts covering the entire making of the original Crash Bandicoot game quite timely, don’t you think? Lucky for all of us, last week Naughty Dog co-founder Andy Gavin, did just that. The six-part series of blog posts by Andy, with additional insight from the other Naughty Dog co-founder, Jason Rubin, is a great, uncensored look at both the development the inaugural Crash Bandicoot game and game development in general during the mid-1990s.

Click on the links below to read all of the “Making Crash Bandicoot” articles.

Making Crash Bandicoot – part 1
Making Crash Bandicoot – part 2
Making Crash Bandicoot – part 3
Making Crash Bandicoot – part 4
Making Crash Bandicoot – part 5
Making Crash Bandicoot – part 6

A bit of trivia – three of the seven Dogs pictured in Part 4 are STILL with Naughty Dog!

Please note that before you all go asking us to make another Crash Bandicoot game, which we hear quite a bit, the franchise is currently being run by Activision.

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#2 Posted by Red12b (9360 posts) -

Christ fond memories are flooding back 

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#3 Posted by sameeeeam (2469 posts) -

Thanks for the heads up! I have fond memories of this game.

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