After the events of Crash Bandicoot: The Huge Adventure, Cortex and his minions were jettisoned into deep space. To achieve his mad goals, N. Tropy enlists the help of N. Trance, a dimension-jumping misfit with the power to bend time and space. N. Trance succeeds in kidnapping Coco and Crunch, but Crash manages to escape. With their help, he can finish his ultimate plan: the creation of a twisted universe made in his own vision. Now Crash must face off against his friends and bring them back to the side of good or lose them to the villainous duo forever!