Crash of the Titans
It's time for our favourite Bandicoot to
return on probably the best high-end console out there in CRASH OF
THE TITANS that once again reunites Crash with his arch-nemeses Neo and
Nina Cortex who have unleashed their deadly plan to turn all the
creatures on Crash island into genetic monstrous abominations. Without even thinking about danger, Crash
valiantly speeds into battle as he attempts to restore harmony to Crash
island before Neo and Nina Cortex threaten the very planet. With this
classic arcade storyline, CRASH OF THE TITANS is a blend of action and
humour in this 3D arcade game that involves puzzles, combat and a
thoroughly entertaining time as players taken on a variety of strange
beasts and their masters.
Unlike traditional Crash games, the
developers of this current incarnation have added a variety of new
features and gameplay options into the title making this the most
innovative title to date. Crash now has the ability to interactive
more with the gaming environment due to his new acrobatic skills,
allowing him to climb ropes and even perform some great snowboarding and
skating moves as he races through Crash island. The player must also
assist Crash in a variety of mini-missions that are all linked with the
The difficulty level of CRASH OF THE TITANS
ranks between easy to moderate, depending on the gamers experience level
and most novice players will have no difficulty in mastering this title.
This is helped by the almost perfect control system on the
controller that is perfectly mapped. Although most of the buttons are
used, players will have no problem navigating the gaming environment and
challenging the various foes in the game. The game also uses various
checkpoints throughout the levels, ensuring that the player does not
become too frustrated.
Combat is extremely entertaining in this current incarnation of Crash as
the main character can perform a plethora of new fighting moves which
are all easy to master. The new fighting maneuvers of the title make
this game a "light" fighter that allows for flying kicks and even
counter moves which come in handy with some of the opponents you face.
The AI of the title ranges from easy to difficult with some of the boss
characters being quite frustratingly difficult to defeat but each of
these bosses have a "trick" in defeating then.
Graphically, CRASH OF THE TITANS is a
visual candy treat on the XBox 360 that features a real Saturday
morning cartoon feel to it with its "cartoony" graphics that suits the
genre perfectly. The gaming environments are extremely detailed and
quite colourful that are matched with a variety of special effects such
as fire effects and gorgeous lighting effects. The main characters are
also well animated with great use of textures, colours that almost make
the characters come to life.
The soundtrack of CRASH OF THE TITANS goes hand-in-hand with the
graphics with its modern yet cute musical score that will make even the
most staunchest of gamers bop along to the theme. Add in a variety of
strange and bizarre sound effects of the universe of Crash and you have
everything you need to compliment your audio experience.
In conclusion, CRASH OF THE TITANS is a very impressive arcade game on the
XBox 360 with its detailed yet "cartoony" graphics, addictive
gameplay and amusing storyline that will suit gamers of all ages.
Definitely recommended to those players who are in need of a good arcade
fix and CRASH OF THE TITANS is definitely that game. Go Crash!