Crash Bandicoot is Still Owned by Activision Folks, Not Sony

By   /   May 9, 2016
Crash Bandicoot Remasters

Yesterday, a rumor surfaced claiming that Sony might have bought back the rights to the fan-favorite IP, Crash Bandicoot. However, that is not the case, Activision had bought the franchise and Sony has confirmed that they still own it.

What happened was that Sony Computer Entertainment payed homage to the game through an easter egg that has been included in Uncharted 4 A Thief’s End. At the start of the game you see Nathan and Elena playing the original game on a PlayStation One.

Some guys decided to look deeper into this and pointed out that Sony did not mention Activision in the credits for the game which they normally would if they had used something from an IP owned by anyone else.

This gave rise to suspicion that Sony might have bought back the rights to Crash Bandicoot from Activision. The matter was discussed with Adam Boyes, the vice president of Publisher & Developer Relations at PlayStation through his official Twitter account where he clearly denied the rumor.

Well, that settles at least one part of the speculation, Sony itself is not publishing the alleged game which is yet to be revealed.

However, a newly surfaced rumor has hinted at the possibility of the game being developed (whether Sony is at the publishing helm or not). The voice actor behind our villain, Dr. Neo, said that he had been “asked to resurrect three different characters that I voiced from 3 different games gone by” including “a doctor, a devil and a droid/AI.”

The doctor part has tons of Crash Bandicoot fans hoping for a new PS4 game.

Featured Videos

Hot Right Now

AMD Ryzen CPU

The AMD Ryzen CPU Hits The Right Marks, Just Needs Right Price

The AMD Ryzen CPU was demoed recently and what a demo it was. AMD showed that the upcoming AMD...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Death Stranding leak

New Death Stranding Leak Revealed The Name Of Norman Reedus’ Character

Hideo Kojima rocked the internet with the reveal of Death Stranding trailer at The Game Awards...

by   /   Dec 15, 2016
Video Game Remasters

Untold Stories of Video Game Remasters – the Good, Bad, and Ugly

In today’s video, we discuss something subjective – are video game remasters good or bad? And...

by   /   Sep 9, 2016
Video Game Villains

Top 10 Invincible Video Game Villains Who Just Won’t Die, No Matter What

We all are accustomed with video game villains and the story usually concludes with the fall of...

by   /   Aug 18, 2016
Panasonic 3DO

Top-10 Retro Consoles You Never Knew Existed

Video gaming has come a long way! While we are well-acquainted with the likes of Xbox Scorpio and...

by   /   Aug 17, 2016
Load More