Crash Bandicoot: Evolution was the original title intended for . As a work in progress, it has since become unclear what was intended to be in the game. One of the only solid facts is that a character known as , an animal that could transform into different shapes, was going to appear. There are no screenshots available and the closest material that exists is some concept art for Crash Twinsanity that remains unused.
The plot was that the and the were taking over the world and had to travel to different planets in different dimensions using the . Most of the enemies set to appear can be seen in Crash Twinsanity's concept art (the , , etc). The known worlds that were set to appear are: , a planet known as , and a place called the "", where the rich people live in the hanging part and the poor live in the slums below.
The fish people can be seen in Crash Twinsanity's concept art, along with a worker from the Hanging City slums. A designer of the game released this information. There is also concept art for the game showing Crash in a space suit, but no more information had been found about it. Further concept art reveals that many past characters such as , , and were set to return. Crash was also going to have to undertake quests to gain the trust of the inhabitants of each world.
The story line of the game was changed to what became Crash Twinsanity because the original plot was too similar to the original , in the sense that the antagonists were taking the best parts of other planets to make their own.
Why it was Cancelled
- The game was too similar to Ratchet And Clank.
- The Concept art was too strange and bizarre.