My source was Omar Kendall's Gamespot interview from EB Expo.
There's not an official place with the video uploaded as of now, but I just notated his answers to questions as they ocurred on the stream.
I think the real question is why did naughty dog sell Crash to activision in the first place.
How could they sell something they never owned? Crash has always been owned by Activision's parent company, Vivendi-Universal-