Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (Sep 13, 1997 prototype)

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Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (Sep 13, 1997 prototype)
Build date Sep 13, 1997 13:58:56
Build name Review
Dump status Released, redump needed
Released by Hidden Palace
File release date April 17, 2021
Origin CD-R
Lot Project Deluge
Labels Crash 2 Reviewable
Dump method PLEXTOR DVDR PX-716UF 1.11 03/23/07 15:10 (CloneCD)
Game Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back
System PlayStation
Genre Platform
Final build JP Nov 4, 1997
EU Oct 30, 1997
US Sep 29, 1997
Release date JP Dec 18, 1997
EU Oct 30, 1997
US Nov 5, 1997
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A prototype of Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back for the PlayStation.

Notes

  • An NTSC-U build dated several weeks before the final.
  • Very similar to the September 14th prototype, but an NTSC-U version, rather than PAL.
  • No menus have any sound effects.
  • It is impossible to skip the opening cutscenes, but the HUD can be pulled up with the triangle button during the cutscenes.
  • Miscellaneous Notes:
    • Game is emulatable: Yes (as of April 17, 2021).
    • Game contains dongle protection: No.
    • Game contains debugging symbols: No
    • Dump was originally scrambled: No

Screenshots

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Videos

Files

File Type Date Size SHA-1
PSX - Crash 2 Reviewable.img File 2020-12-12 15:08:25 183.17 MB bf123d48a8d26c515f9bf19f38ba14ebf63ef15e
PSX - Crash 2 Reviewable.cue File 2020-12-12 15:03:13 88 bytes 5d1e4c21ccf6d7e9bded9d8e1c82e2b2d3cb0770
PSX - Crash 2 Reviewable.ccd File 2020-12-12 15:03:13 772 bytes 4292757937b965012c7fa5b5e1fe0bddc603b4ff
PSX - Crash 2 Reviewable.sub File 2020-12-12 15:08:43 7.48 MB b5bc6c375f35866706283530de868628dfde3cfe
PSX - Crash 2 Reviewable.jpeg File 2021-03-14 12:14:03 1.12 MB b1ceed50010b2134791e8f3cb60fc72b9dccba54

Acknowledgments

A huge thanks to Hwd45 for doing the initial research on this prototype!

See also