Activision has despatched out a mysterious puzzle to sure influencers and members from the press from “Your Favourite Bandicoot,” hinting a brand new recreation or remaster that includes Crash Bandicoot could also be on the way in which.
IGN’s own Jonathon Dornbush obtained this 200-piece puzzle, which included nothing additional than a message from “Your Favourite Bandicoot” stating “A bit of one thing to assist move the TIME.” Sure, TIME is in all caps.
You possibly can watch a time-lapse of the puzzle being put collectively under, which reveals a masks of types and a few damaged shards of what seem like glass.
It’s fascinating to notice that, as identified by Gematsu, this isn’t the primary time we’ve seen this masks. It made an look at the 11-second mark in PlayStation’s “It’s Time to Play” advertisement that aired in November of final yr.
Crash Bandicoot video games have clearly featured masks earlier than, together with Crash Bandicoot’s trusty good friend Aku Aku, but this one has but to get the highlight.
One other unusual factor is that IGN’s puzzle was lacking just a few items on the underside proper. Others, like Game Informer’s Andrew Reiner, Kinda Funny’s Tim Gettys, and YouTubers Canadian Guy Eh and CrystalFissure, had full puzzles.
This isn’t the primary time Activision has despatched out promotional supplies teasing new video games. In 2018, Falcon McBob sent out a dragon egg the preceded the announcement of Spyro Reignited Trilogy. Additionally in 2018, Anonymous sent out a pair of orange fuzzy dice that was then adopted by the reveal of Crash Crew Racing Nitro-Fueled.
In 2017, Vicarious Visions and Activision launched Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, a remaster of the primary three Crash Bandicoot video games – Crash Bandicoot, Cortex Strikes Again, and Warped. May this be a touch that Crash is coming again for a model new journey? Solely TIME will inform.
Talking of TIME, Twitter user @ZAXXINE mentions that this “TIME” might recommend “both time journey (just like Warped), or maybe the sport can have a day/night time system. The masks’s hourglass earrings and the design on its face again up each of those guesses.”
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