"Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex" for the Nintendo GameCube features connectivity technology enabling players to download an exclusive mini-game playable on the Game Boy Advance via the Nintendo GameCube -Game Boy Advance cable.
The mini-game requires no Game Pak but instead utilizes the built-in memory of the Game Boy Advance hardware. In addition, owners of Crash Bandicoot for Nintendo GameCube will be able to unlock hidden features in the upcoming Game Boy Advance title "Crash Bandicoot 2" (working title).
About "Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex " for the Nintendo GameCube :
"Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex ," scheduled for release in third quarter 2002, follows the same action-packed storyline as "Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex" released for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox video game system from Microsoft. In the wild adventure, Crash must travel by land, sea and air to restore order to the world and defeat his arch-nemesis and creator, the evil Dr. Neo Cortex.
Poised to push the limits of the Nintendo GameCube hardware, "Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex" offers stunning special effects, vibrant graphics, multiple play modes, time-trial sequences, and five bosses in more than 30 levels of gameplay. Eurocom is developing the game.
About "Crash Bandicoot 2" for the Game Boy Advance:
Developed for the Game Boy Advance by critically acclaimed Vicarious Visions, "Crash Bandicoot 2" (working title) is an action-adventure sequel to Universal Interactive's smash-hit 2002 release "Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure." The new game is scheduled for release in early 2003.
"Crash Bandicoot has sold more than 24 million units and remains a beloved video game character around the world," said Jim Wilson, president of Universal Interactive. "Universal Interactive's decision to deliver 'Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex' for the Nintendo GameCube and release a Game Boy Advance sequel to 'Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure' reaffirms Crash as a truly multi-platform franchise."
"Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex" for Nintendo GameCube is rated E for Everyone. "Crash Bandicoot 2" for Game Boy Advance has not yet been rated. Further information on the Crash Bandicoot games is available at: