‘The Crash Bandicoot Files’ reveals the secrets of a gaming icon

Crash Bandicoot

It’ll make your head spin!

Crash Bandicoot may be a total wumpa fruit chomping goober, but he’s our goober. Learn how he came to be in The Crash Bandicoot Files.

This upcoming book is a deluxe hardcover reproduction of Naughty Dog’s original developer’s bible. Sure, there’s some serious history on Crash, from inception to his premiere on the PlayStation. But there’s also plenty of knowledge about Cortex, Aku Aku and all your other favorites heroes and villains.

It’s full of original concept illustrations and a foreword from Crash’s creators on how the bandicoot went from the Sony’s answer to Mario, to unforgettable video game icon. You can find it on Amazon for just over $20, and it’s even eligible for Prime shipping.

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Jaime Carrillo

Jaime Carrillo

Jaime Carillo is a writer for Pure Nintendo and a plucky YouTube cook. He specializes in writing about console gaming and kitchen gadgets. It comes naturally, considering he's either wielding a massive cleaver or Switch Pro controller at any given point. When he's not cruising through a drive-thru at 2am, he's baking shokupan or whipping up a big pot of Japanese curry. He enjoys retro gaming, geopolitics, and Vic Berger videos.