Get your bandicoot on! We’re still taking submissions for the #CrashIdleContest, keep the ideas and wumpa fruits flying.
For today’s special contest announcement, Activision has officially opened up two new social media profiles for Crash Bandicoot, one on Twitter and another on Instagram. If you have any doubts, just have a look at the About page for Facebook and the official website, go on the bottom and you will see the Twitter page linked. (Tweet).
At around 1PM EST, the official Crash Bandicoot Facebook page has announced that there will be a contest for the best Idle Animation that you can participate, which could win with the inclusion of it in the end product of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy’s Release. Here are some of the details surrounding the contest:
- Contest Begun today at 1PM EST (10AM PST), ends April 5th at 2:59AM EST (11:59AM PST)
- Eligible Countries are: United States, Canada (Except Quebec), United Kingdom, France, Germany and Spain
- Contestants will enter using the #CrashIdleContest on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
- One entry per individual/household for a parent/guardian (18 years or older requirement)
- One winner will be chosen for the best entry based on the judges’ votes after they have chosen the top 5 contestants
- Criteria for the entry based on what the judges will be voting on with the percentage
- 30% relatability to Crash Bandicoot
- 30% uniqueness of the Idle
- 40% creativity of submission
- The winner will get a copy of the game with a special T-shirt, total value of $50 USD
- For more information, refer to the rules.
This soundcloud, uploaded by Robokai, compares the difference between Clancy Brown and Lex Lang in terms of this infamous line from Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back. Yes, the other half of this audio is Lex Lang saying it, it was grabbed as a part of an animation session talk (Animation Bootcamp: Tricks of the Trade)
from GDC 2017, by the cinematics animator at Vicarious Visions, John Paul Rhinemiller. You can watch it around 22 minutes in the session video.
Since this is minor, we just have to note that in-case you got to visit the official site and view a much smaller-sized collection of screenshot, then you are in luck. Because they are now up and running on the site for anyone to view, aside from 4K ones we posted.