20 Games Like Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back()


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Oh, yeah! He's back! AND he's ready to rumble! It's a whole new adventure with Crash Bandicoot, and this time he's time traveling through the ages with his little sister Coco! Scubadive with the sharks, ride a baby T-Rex, go soar the skies in a plane, gallop along the Great Wall of China on a tiger, dodge ancient Egyptian mummies and much much more!

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Crash Bandicoot, a heroic, agile and mutated marsupial who must save his girlfriend Tawna. The main antagonist is Doctor Neo Cortex, a mad scientist who was often ridiculed by the scientific community for his outlandish (but nearly workable) theories and is now motivated to prove his tormentors wrong by creating a mutated army of beasts to conquer the world. Cortex's henchman is Doctor Nitrus Brio, the insecure creator of the Evolvo-Ray. Crash's love interest is Tawna, a female bandicoot about to undergo experimentation by the Doctors. Helping Crash in his journey is an ancient witch doctor spirit named Aku Aku, who has scattered masks of himself throughout the islands to grant Crash special powers. The boss characters of the game include Papu Papu, the obese and short-tempered chief of the native village; Ripper Roo, a demented kangaroo with razor-sharp toenails; Koala Kong, a muscular but unintelligent koala; and Pinstripe Potoroo, the tommy gun-wielding bodyguard of Doctor Cortex.

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Ape Escape 2 is the sequel to Ape Escape. In this platform game it's your goal to catch all the apes jumping, walking and flying around the diverse levels the game has to offer.

A large arsenal of gadgets can be used to make it all a little easier, with the catching net being the most important weapons of them all. Other gadgets include a RC Car, to drive over monkey's and collect objects, an Ape Radar, to detect the nearest monkey, a baseball bat, to hit monkeys unconscious, and a magnet, to move certain objects in the maps.

Your quest is to catch all monkeys in the levels and to stop the evil Specter from taking over the world. All monkeys in the levels are somewhat unique with their own character abilities and their unique name. Some monkeys just sit on their place, while others attack you with projectiles or run away quickly.

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A game that takes your computer into a totally new dimension.

Shadow of the Beast is the most stunning 16-bit game you've ever played- a game that pushes your computer's features further than you ever thought they could go. Shadow of the Beast boasts the most incredible high-speed parallax scrolling ever seen. It will confront you with 132 different and vicious monsters, all as arcade quality fully animated sprites. You will be dazzled by the 128 colors appearing simultaneously on screen and rocked by the 900K of atmospheric soundtrack. And you'll be completely hooked by Shadow of the Beast's 350 screens of fast and furious action. So prepare for an experience you will never forget.

Kidnapped as a child by the evil Beast Mages, you have been transformed into a creature of fearsome power, agility and strength. In this guise you faithfully serve the Beast and its cohorts for many years as their warrior-messenger. Until one day you discover an awful secret- the truth about your past... a truth that drives you wild with anger and leads you on a trail of bloody revenge against your masters. Now the time has come to enter the Shadow of the Beast!

Your task is to fight your way through hostile country to the heart of the enemy's stronghold, where you will face your ultimate adversary. Along the way you will encounter an awesome array of monsters and traps. Be ruthless, be quick... for only the strongest and toughest can hope to survive.

Prepare to live by your wits, relying on split-second reactions and ingenuity. Combat the diabolical creatures. Dodge the deadly plant life. Overcome the devious traps. Find and use the long-lost artifacts. Feel the adrenalin pumping through your joystick hand as the blood pounds in your heart and the tension becomes almost unbearable...

Prepare to enter Shadow of the Beast.

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Ratchet: Deadlocked is the fourth game in the Ratchet & Clank series by Insomniac Games. Deadlocked is different in its counterparts in that it focuses more on shooting than platforming and puzzle elements. The game allows you to use two bots to fight along side you, which can be upgraded over time with better weapons and firepower.

There are 10 total weapons in the game, significantly less than the other games. However, modding these weapons is more emphasized than before, with different kinds of Alpha and Omega mods. Omega mods can be used on any weapon, and range from the freeze mod to the magma mod. Alpha mods are weapon-specific, and increase the rate of fire, ammo capacity, and power. The game also features online multiplayer.

Clank is not a playable character in this game, although he gives advice to Ratchet over his communication link.

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From the creator and developer of the acclaimed, top-selling Crash Bandicoot series comes the next generation in interactive entertainment.

Expect the unexpected! Enter a new world of magic, adventure, exploration, and discovery where enormous vistas and exotic characters lead you to places beyond your imagination. Test your wits and your skills as you embark on a journey to reverse your best friend's transformation into a furry Ottsel, even as he entangles you in his amusing antics. Discover twisted corruption and battle the sinister minds behind this chilling plot. Light Eco. Precursor Technology. Power Cells. Dark Eco. What does it all mean?

Only one person holds the secret behind the power of the mysterious Eco. Together you must now take on these endeavors.



Unleash the hero within. A new legacy is born!

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It's the ultimate Sonic celebration! Sonic returns in a new 2D platforming high speed adventure, and he's not alone!

Developed in collaboration between SEGA, Christian Whitehead, Headcannon, and PagodaWest Games, experience new zones and remixed classic levels with Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles!

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Journey through the planet Aries to the beautiful City of Radactian - and save it from the evil Janken the Great.

This game was considered to be Sega's attempt on Super Mario.

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Minnie Mouse has been kidnapped by the evil witch Mizrabel, and it's up to Mickey Mouse to venture through the mysterious worlds of the Castle of Illusion to rescue her in this 2D platformer (and collaboration between Disney and Sega).

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Super Monkey Ball: Banana Splitz; known as Super Monkey Ball: Tokumori Asobita! (スーパーモンキーボール 特盛あそビ~タ!?) in Japan, is a video game released exclusively for the PlayStation Vita by Sega. The game is the tenth release in the Super Monkey Ball series.

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One dark moonlit night, a young boy named Kutaro was carried away by the maleficent Moon Bear King to a black castle where the unlucky lad was transformed into a puppet.

Kutaro displeased the terrible tyrant, who devoured the boy's wooden head and cast away his body. But the headless hero was not alone, for he had discovered a very special pair of scissors to help him on his harrowing adventure to find his head, and his way home.

Puppeteer is a brand new franchise developed exclusively for PlayStation 3 by SCE JAPAN Studio. Set in a magical puppeteer’s theatre, this title will introduce you to a strange and fantastic world, where the environment is constantly changing. Players will enjoy a rich, dark fairytale where surprises lurk around every corner.

Key Features

Swappable Heads -Kutaro can change his head anytime he chooses. Lose your head and you lose a life, but use your head and you’ll discover that you have the ability to change the world
Unique Platforming -Wielding a pair of magical scissors, Kutaro cuts and crops his way through the adventure
Dynamic Interactive Backgrounds -A huge variety of backgrounds that are continually changing, taking you on a journey of discovery that will surprise and thrill
Theatrical Storytelling -Audience, lights, sets, music and narration all combine to create a mesmerizing, unique storytelling experience

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Set in the mythical world of ancient Japan, players take on the role of ninja warrior Shinobi. To free the world from the curse of Goaku, Shinobi must recover 5 elemental swords and defeat the Shoguns who wield them. It will take stealth, strength, and the mastery of the mystic arts for Shinobi to battle his way through the 5 lands.

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Ape Escape is a single-player 3D platformer released in 1999 for the Playstation. Using the anolog stick, you must capture apes that have escaped throughout time to stop them from screwing up the fabric of time and space.

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Go spelunking with your buddies! The legendary Spelunker arrives on PlayStation 3 with lots of new contents, including an online multiplayer gameplay for up to 6 players to enjoy co-op play or compete to reach the goal in the shortest time! Based on the classic NES title of the same name.

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Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus (known as Ratchet & Clank: Nexus in Europe) is a 2013 platform video game developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 3. It is the fourth and final installment in the "Future" series. The series is noted for the inclusion of exotic and unique locations and over the top gadgets, a concept of the traditional Ratchet & Clank experience, that returns in this game.

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Kick & Fennick is a smooth and easygoing platform adventure about Kick, a little boy with a very big gun, and a small flying robot named Fennick.

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Hi there and a warm welcome to magic land.. former home of the magic Prince and his lovely bride to be. All was peace and harmony until the wicked witch lived up to those fabled danish fairly-tales and predictably turned the poor old Prince into nothing more than a little green frog.. But.. it was only a matter of a few hours beside the river-bank (being Prince's far-less-stately new home) when a strange bottle floated past.. intrigued, he grabbed it and drank from the bottle and the rest is history or at least it will be sooner or later.

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ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron is a platform video game, developed by Johnson Voorsanger Productions and published by Sega in 1993 for the Mega Drive. The game is the sequel to cult video game ToeJam & Earl, released in 1991. The game concerns two alien protagonists, ToeJam and Earl, both of whom have escaped from Earth, where they had crash landed. After returning to their home planet of Funkotron, the duo discover a number of antagonistic Earthlings have stowed away on the spacecraft and are wreaking havoc across the planet. The player must hunt down these Earthlings and imprison them in jars before sending them back to Earth.
The game's platform format was a departure from the original ToeJam & Earl, a treasure hunt game with randomly generated levels, inspired by the game Rogue. Creators Greg Johnson and Mark Voorsanger originally began designing a game built on the concepts of the original, but changed to a more generic type of game due to a lack of support for their vision on the part of Sega. The game was critically well received, with reviewers praising the graphics, soundtrack, fluid action and two-player mode. It was also a commercial success, but fans of ToeJam & Earl were disappointed and confused by the radical change in direction.
Since its release ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron has been criticized for being too sharp a departure from the first game, and some later reviewers felt that the developers had been more interested in the publisher's wishes than the fans. Johnson and Voorsanger have stated they regret moving away from their prototype sequel in the vein of ToeJam & Earl. Research has suggested that a significant minority of fans favor ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron as the best in the series. Together with its predecessor, the game comprises one of the Mega Drive's "key exclusive franchises", which eventually spawned a third installment in 2002, albeit a commercial failure with mixed reviews. ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron was re-released in 2007 for the Wii's Virtual Console, receiving mixed reviews. The game was released on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade alongside its prequel in November 2012. In August 2014, ToeJam Earl 2 was listed on GamesRadar at #10 on "Best Sega Genesis/Mega Drive games of all time".

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Pac is back in an all-new experience for a whole new generation of fans. Featuring an original storyline inspired by the show as well as all the charming characters from the highly anticipated PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures animated series created and produced by Avi Arad, acclaimed director and founder of Marvel Studios.

Pac and his 2 best friends, Spiral and Cylindria, rise to the challenge of protecting their home, all the while fighting for: Friendship, Freedom and the Future!Key FeaturesAUTHENTIC PAC-MAN AND THE GHOSTLY ADVENTURES UNIVERSE
OUT OF THIS WORLD POWER-UPS
ALL NEW MP AND MAZE MODES
PLAYABLE VEHICLES

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