The evil Cortex is back once again with a new evil scheme. Join Crash and his sister as they try to foil Cortex's plan in Crash Bandicoot 2 Cortex Strikes Back! Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back is a 1997 adventure and platformer video game released for the PlayStation 1. The game takes place in the fictional group of islands in Australia. In this game, Dr. Neo Cortex wants to save the world and use some mysterious power to save the world from inevitable destruction. However, Crash and his sister aren't totally convinced. Follow Crash as they try to see the schemes behind the good offer of Dr. Cortex and stop his vile plans before its too late.