[18], Cortex's most distinguishing physical traits are his large head, yellow skin,[5][19] pointed goatee and the N tattooed onto his forehead. [20][21] Cortex is near-bald with the exception of a few areas on his head; Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin jokingly explained that Cortex only uses Rogaine on those select areas,[22] while Joe Pearson's production bible suggests that Cortex had been prematurely balding since his infancy. Take a visual walk through her career and see 14 images of the characters she's voiced and listen to 4 clips that showcase her performances. It has recently been confirmed that Nina Cortex is another playable character in Tourney. Susan Silo is the voice of Nina Cortex in Crash Twinsanity. [16][17][18] In a flashback to Cortex's childhood in Crash Twinsanity, he is voiced by Debi Derryberry,[16] while Corey Burton voiced Cortex when he is momentarily turned into an infant in the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy. Crash is back in the driver's seat. Cortex shares his Japanese voice actor with Rufus. Although he is prone to wild mood swings, his single-minded determination keeps him functional. [21] In the Guinness World Records' 2013 Gamer's Edition, Cortex was ranked 42nd on its list of 50 greatest video game villains. 18 images (& sounds) of the Crash Twinsanity cast of characters. 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The present Cortex is banished by the Quantum Masks to the end of the universe, where Cortex relaxes on a beach and enjoys the peace and quiet, which is soon interrupted by Uka Uka's appearance. After Gavin performed a "silly villain voice" depicting the attitude in mind for the character, he and Rubin instantly came up with the name "Doctor Neo Cortex". Note that characters that have not appeared in any of the following games — Crash Bandicoot (1996), Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (1997), Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped (1998), CTR: Crash Team … Klee. She attended Madame Amberly's Private Academy, but was later sent to the Evil Public School after a falling-out with her uncle. [38] Cortex is eventually confronted and defeated by Crash, who escapes with Tawna on Cortex's airship. He is highly self-confident and views himself as perfect, which convinces him not to subject himself to the Evolvo-Ray. Crash was one such subject and was intended by Cortex to be the general of his army, but was rejected as a failure preceding his escape and subsequent thwarting of Cortex's plot. [40] Cortex sets out with Crash and his niece Nina to the Tenth Dimension, where they confront and defeat the Evil Twins. "[20] Chris Buffa, also of GameDaily, ranked Cortex at number twenty-one in his "Top 25 Craziest Villains" list. Their pod lands in a frozen Antarctic wasteland, stranding them both on a large sheet of ice for three years. Comments Add a Comment. In Crash Bandicoot: Warped, the ruins of Cortex's space station crash into Earth and release his master Uka Uka. Doctor Neo Cortex, often known simply as Cortex, is an evil scientist working for Bowser under the orders of his master and mentor, Uka Uka. Prior to Crash, he created the boss characters Ripper Roo, Koala Kong, the Komodo Brothers, Pinstripe Potoroo and Tiny Tiger. Cortex, furious at Tropy's betrayal, teams up with Crash and his group to stop Tropy and seal the dimensional rifts. The series consists predominantly of platform games, but also includes spin-offs in the kart racing and party game genres. Crash Twinsanity (Video Game 2004) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Video Game: Crash Twinsanity Franchise: Crash Bandicoot. [14] Lang eventually created a depiction of Cortex that was "master evil with a bit of a childish feminine side that leaks out in his tirades" that had everyone laughing at the lines and the character. [26] Crash Twinsanity artist Daniel Tonkin observed that Cortex is "massively egotistical" and has "a real insecurity complex",[27] while voice actor Lex Lang summarized Cortex's character as a "maniacal narcissist". Incarnations On BTVA: 6 Versions from 6 Titles. 3. "[68] Brent Soboleski of TeamXbox believed that Cortex was "probably the best and most entertaining character of the game since players get a completely different look at his personality this time through," and felt that he was "very funny and his sarcasm and evil attitude are a perfect match for his personality. He is an evil scientist who uses his great intellect in his plans for world domination, and is the one responsible for the creation of Crash Bandicoot as well as his sister Coco, who then became his archenemies. [23] While his parents and twenty brothers and sisters were naturally extroverted comedians, Cortex was highly introverted and sickly, and preferred studying and practicing science. Number of Comparisons: 2 Franchise: Crash Bandicoot Nina Cortex is the niece of mad scientist Doctor Neo Cortex, who gave her spring-loaded steel bionic hands. Nina Cortex, Cortex's niece, is mentioned in one of his victory animations (she is not to be confused with Tekken's Nina Williams). Comments Add a Comment. [62][63], Major Mike of GamePro and Mark Cooke of Game Revolution both praised Clancy Brown's vocal performance as Cortex in Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, with Cooke describing Brown as "hilarious" and "satirical". Cortex shares his Japanese voice actor with Rufus. Actor Allusion: In the Nina's Nightmare track, there's a portrait of Nina herself dressed up as Wednesday Addams. Nina Cortex VOICE Debi Derryberry Amy Gross. [58], Cortex has been featured in a series of Crash Bandicoot action figures produced by Resaurus. SHOW COMMENTS (0) VOICE COMPARES. Amy Gross was born on October 1, 1978 in New York, New York, USA. Get ready to go fur-throttle with Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. [5], Cortex is voiced by Brendan O'Brien in the first Crash Bandicoot game,[6] and by Clancy Brown from Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back up to Crash Nitro Kart. - Share your reason with the rest of the community. In the English versions of Crash Tag Team Racing, Crash of the Titans and Crash: Mind over Mutant, she is voiced by Amy Gross. The new Crash head rock in Crash Cove, the Coco statues in Coco park, the giant Tiny statue seen in Parking lot and Tiny Arena, even Cortex Castle has way more portraits of Cortex. It's the authentic CTR experience, now fully-remastered and revved up to … 1. Paimon. She is a recurring major antagonist and a member of the Koopa Troop. Make sure to hit the to be notified when new videos are uploaded. . [39] To remedy this situation, Cortex abducts Crash and fools him into believing that he is working to save the world from an upcoming solar flux by gathering the Crystals. Cortex is a lifelong loner whose sole friend has been his assistant and childhood associate Doctor Nitrus Brio, whom he treats with contemptuous affection. I have a feeling this could mean both N. Brio and Nina could be characters. At the end of the game, Cortex rescues Nina from the collapsing Doominator and praises her for her treachery, but nevertheless promises retribution. [64][65] In his review of Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex, Ben Kosmina of Nintendo World Report singled out Brown's voice-acting as "great", and recalled Cortex's line "...and a woman with nice, big... bags of ice for my head" being a highlight in Crash Bandicoot: Warped. Cortex was created by Naughty Dog founders Andy Gavin and Jason Rubin, and was originally designed by Charles Zembillas. Nina Cortex is the beloved niece, or possible daughter, of Doctor Neo Cortex. Below is a list of many of the characters from the Crash Bandicoot series, and the voice actors and actresses that have provided the voices of them in the English versions of the games. ... Nina Cortex VOICE. Comments Add a Comment. Dr. Neo Cortex is the main antagonist of the Crash Bandicoot series. 2. Nina Cortex is the niece of mad scientist Doctor Neo Cortex, who gave her spring-loaded steel bionic hands. Cortex appears as a playable character in the racing titles Crash Team Racing, Crash Nitro Kart and Crash Tag Team Racing,[49][50][51] as well as the party titles Crash Bash and Crash Boom Bang!. After the trio return to their own dimension, Cortex attempts to eliminate Crash, but the malfunctioning Psychetron teleports Cortex into Crash's brain, where he is trapped with a crowd of dancing Crash duplicates.[41]. For Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, Resaurus produced a "Dr. Neo Cortex" figure bundled with a laser gun, a Wumpa Fruit and a Crystal as seen in the game. Susan Silo is a successful voice-over actress, and she teaches workshops in this field and lectures all over the country. Voice Actors › Amy Gross. Silo began her voice-acting career as a talking cow in a series … SHOW COMMENTS (0) … [42] After failing once more to eliminate Crash, Cortex is lambasted by Uka Uka, who replaces him with Nina Cortex. Voice Actors Characters TV Shows Movies Video Games Shorts Attractions Commercials. Renata Bertolas. In Netflix's Emmy Nominated F is For Family Debi voices Maureen, Philip, Bridget, Scott, Beatrice the Nurse and Kenny. However, Cortex found a friend in the subservient and equally intelligent youth Nitrus Brio. Coco's voice actor is one of the only three listed in the credits (and using real words) in Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back. [70] Nick Valentino of GameZone felt that "the biggest laughs, believe it or not, come from Doctor Neo Cortex who comes off as nutty in the best possible way. Nina Cortex, Cortex's niece, is mentioned in one of his victory animations (she is not to be confused with Tekken's Nina Williams). FRANCHISE RELATED. ... Nitro Fueled's Nina Cortex Voice Comparison - Duration: 1:51. Nina is voiced by Susan Silo in Crash Twinsanity, by Amy Gross from Crash Tag Team Racing onwards and by Debi Derryberry in the Nintendo DS version of Crash of the Titans. In Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, Cortex lands in a cavern where he discovers a large Crystal that he believes will aid him in controlling the world. Video Game: Crash Twinsanity Franchise: Crash Bandicoot. [30], A series of collectible "Flashback Tapes" in Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time detail Cortex's training of the then-unnamed Crash prior to his initiation into Cortex's army,[31] and the final tape featuring Crash includes Cortex christening him with the name "Crashworth Cortex the First", or "Crash" for short. There seems to be a larger emphasis on character "home tracks" in Nitro Fueled. Who do you think has been the best from these Nina Cortex voice actors? Cortex takes part in Uka Uka's plan to gather the Crystals in their original places in time by using Doctor Nefarious Tropy's Time-Twisting Machine. Rubin, having become fond of the animated television series Pinky and the Brain, imagined a "more malevolent Brain" with minions resembling the weasel characters in Who Framed Roger Rabbit. [66] Chris Carter of Destructoid, in his review of the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, stated his preference of Brown's performance in the original trilogy over Lex Lang's performance in the remastered version. Susan Silo is the voice of Nina Cortex in Crash Twinsanity. Amy Gross is a voice actress known for voicing Princess Stella, Nina Cortex, and Norma Beatty. ALL; GAMES (5) SHORTS (1) NEW FEATURE - Click the Filter dropdown to view VAs grouped by reprisals. At the age of five, after years of torture as an unwilling participant in the family act, Cortex wiped out his family and the circus by setting off an explosion of the circus's fireworks supply. These metallic fists, besides giving her a strong grip, can extend far beyond what is otherwise humanly possible. Cortex is exceptionally skilled in the fields of engineering and mechanics, which allows him to create a wide variety of devices and machines. She first appears during the Fawful Saga. He is aided by Uka Uka, who gives him advice on how to achieve this goal. [72], Robert Workman of GameDaily ranked Cortex number twenty-three on his list of the "Top 25 Evil Masterminds of All Time", stating "His twisted Wario-like hair, his pointy goatee and that big N stamped in the middle of his forehead makes him look like pure evil. She is also a successful singer, which she has brought to her work in cartoons. She is also a successful singer, which she has brought to her work in cartoons. [67], Cortex's portrayal and Lang's vocal performance in Crash Twinsanity were also praised. Inma Gallego. [15] Lang voiced Cortex from Twinsanity onward. [37] After the Vortex rejects Crash, Cortex chases Crash out of his castle and prepares a female bandicoot named Tawna for experimentation. Cortex shares his English voice actor with Zhuge Liang and Toki. [26] When Cortex was two years old, his family was faced with expulsion from Smilin' Jimmy's Travelin' Side Show. . However, he soon learns that 25 smaller Crystals are needed alongside this "Master Crystal" if the newest version of his Cortex Vortex is going to work. In Netflix's Emmy Nominated F is For Family Debi voices Maureen, Philip, Bridget, Scott, Beatrice the Nurse and Kenny. [57] Outside of the Crash Bandicoot series, Cortex appeared alongside Crash as a playable character in the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 versions of Skylanders: Imaginators. Voice Actors › Amy Gross. [43] In Crash: Mind over Mutant, Cortex deposits Nina at his Evil Public School, then reconciles with his old colleague Nitrus Brio to invent the NV, a personal digital assistant that controls whoever uses it by transmitting negative Mojo; the Mojo is forcibly extracted from Uka Uka after Cortex takes him captive. Take a visual walk through her career and see 14 images of the characters she's voiced and listen to 4 clips that showcase her performances. After another defeat to Crash, Cortex prepares to retire until Tropy announces his own plot to reshape the multiverse, which would erase both Crash and Cortex from existence. Characters and Voice Actors - Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled - Duration: 3:41. [48] However, he is unable to convince his past self to abandon the experiment, and is again defeated by the present Crash. Voice Actors Characters TV Shows Movies Video Games Shorts Attractions Commercials. She also stars in Adult Swim's Tigtone as the voice of Helpy. Cortex has been positively received by reviewers, with much of the praise going to Brown's and Lang's vocal performances as well as the character's portrayal in Crash Twinsanity. Listen to all the actors who have voiced Nina Cortex and vote for your favorite. Upon Cortex's defeat, the Time-Twisting Machine implodes on itself, trapping Cortex, Tropy and Uka Uka in a prison outside of time and space. He’s filled with witty observations and often pokes fun of his past encounters with Crash." Cortex is later forced to flee when Coco discovers Cortex's real plan and reveals it to Crash. TeddyKGaming 144,438 views. Doctor Neo Cortex is a fictional character and the main antagonist of the Crash Bandicoot video game series. [59] A vinyl figure by Funko and a rubber duck by Numskull Designs have also been made in Cortex's image. He later remarked that "the twisted Doctor is one hilarious bloke and his dialogue just makes him all the more likeable. In Crash Bandicoot, Cortex prepares Crash for the Cortex Vortex, which will supposedly brainwash Crash into becoming the general of Cortex's army of "Cortex Commandos". Debi Derryberry, is best known for voicing Jimmy Neutron in the Academy Award-nominated film Jimmy Neutron-Boy Genius. He has appeared in every mainline game in the series as Crash Bandicoot's archenemy, as well as a playable character in several spin-off titles. Cortex temporarily teams up with Crash to defeat the Evil Twins with the aid of the Psychetron, a machine that will allow them to travel between the infinite dimensions. [14] After voice director Chris Borders described Doctor Cortex to Lang and had him listen to signature samples of Brown's performance,[13] he encouraged Lang to play Cortex as more flamboyant and self-absorbed. Susan Silo is a successful voice-over actress, and she teaches workshops in this field and lectures all over the country. 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