Crash Bandicoot is the first installment in the 16 titles-long series. While the game set features various genres: races, beat'em'ups and platformers, the first part concentrates on platforming style. The game is developed by Naughty Dog who is currently famous for making Jax and Daxter, Uncharted and The Last of Us series.
The game features self-titled bandicoot protagonist trying to get past the obstacles while crashing enemies by jumping and circling them and collecting fruits and masks that give him various bonuses. All levels emphasize running against or into the screen.
Crash Bandicoot tells a story of a mutated bandicoot, trapped on Wumpa islands. He fights evil corporation сalled Doctor Neo Cortex which turns every living being into the beasts fighting against each other. The game features two ending — usual and true. With latter ending achieved by collecting all of the gems namely clearing the level without deaths and collecting every bonus there is to grab.