Crash: Mind over Mutant

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Crash: Mind over Mutant
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Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Radical Entertainment, TOSE, Virtous
Sierra Entertainment, Activision
Crash Bandicoot
Platform
PlayStation Array, Wii, Xbox Array6Array, PlayStation Portable and Nintendo DS
Ratings
ESRB-EArrayArray+
European Union European Release Date(s)
PlayStation Array, Wii, Xbox Array6Array and PlayStation Portable
October 312008
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
PlayStation Array, Wii and Xbox Array6Array
October 72008
PlayStation Portable
October 212008
Nintendo DS
October 292008
Australia Australian Release Date(s)
PlayStation Array, Wii, Xbox Array6Array and PlayStation Portable
October 292008
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Crash: Mind over Mutant is an action/adventure video game published by Activision and developed by Radical Entertainment for the PlayStation 2, by Virtuous for the PlayStation Portable, and also developed for both the Wii and Xbox 360. The Nintendo DS version of the game was developed by TOSE. It was released in North America on October 7, 2008, and was released in Europe and Australia on October 31 and October 29 of that year, respectively. After Crash of the Titans, this is the second game in the series not to have a Japanese release.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

Crash: Mind over Mutant is open world in which the player controls Crash Bandicoot, whose main objective is to explore his home, Wumpa Island, and surrounding environments to uncover the mystery behind the "NV", a personal digital assistant created by the main antagonist. Crash: Mind over Mutant is a mission-based game as opposed to Crash of the Titans' level-based structure, with goals being given by non-playable characters. Characters with exclamation points (!) over their heads, when talked to, give out important information that is needed to continue the story. Placed around Wumpa Island are special items that empower Crash in different ways. Crash can perform powerful attacks. He can also block, dodge, or break an enemy's block. When he defeats enemies or destroys objects, a magical substance known as Mojo is released, when collected, allows Crash's abilities to be upgraded.