Crash Bandicoot Voice Actor, Brendan O’Brien, Passes Away

Brendan O’Brien voiced the original Crash Bandicoot.

Brendan O’Brien, the original voice of Crash Bandicoot has passed away. He was 60 years old. He beloved the character in the Naughty Dog years 1996 to 2004. Since its debut, the franchise has captured the hearts of gamers worldwide. It offered exhilarating platforming gameplay, colorful characters, and unforgettable charm. Crash Bandicoot quickly became a beloved icon of the PlayStation era. It has since become one of the most recognizable video game characters of all Time. Below is the link to his obituary.

The original trilogy consists of Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, and Warped. It introduced players to the adventures of Crash, a genetically enhanced bandicoot on a mission to thwart the plans of his arch-nemesis, the evil Dr. Neo Cortex. With tight controls, challenging levels, and an array of creative power-ups, the games provided an immersive and addictive platforming experience.

Over the years, the franchise has expanded with spin-off titles, racing games, and even a foray into mobile gaming. In 2017, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy brought the original trilogy to modern platforms with stunning visual upgrades while maintaining the classic gameplay that fans cherished. With its recent release of It’s About Time, the series returned to its roots, delivering a new adventure filled with nostalgia and fresh gameplay mechanics.

The franchise’s enduring popularity can be attributed to its ability to captivate both longtime fans and newcomers alike. Whether you’re reminiscing about the golden age of PlayStation or experiencing Crash’s adventures for the first time, these games provide a thrilling and fun-filled platforming journey that stands the test of Time.

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