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Spyro: Year of the Dragon :: Playstation Game Review

The Dragon's Back
Spyro: Year of the Dragon

The best bits are the new characters. Sheila the Kangaroo, Bentley the Yeti, Sgt. Byrd the rocket-launching flying penguin (yeah, a flying penguin), Sparx the dragonfly, and Agent 9, the laser-toting space monkey. (Yeah, a space monkey) I dunno where he finds 'em but Spyro has the strangest friends. They've all got special powers, tons of attitude, and cool moves.

Tons of Spyrolicious action, 5 wicked bonus characters, great levels and some cool tunez to top it all off and Spyro really brings it home. Everything's good, nothings bad and the Space Monkey tells me that you should play this game. He also wants a banana.


The Forgotten World looks great. Smooth graphics, wild landscapes and some really cool levels rock. The baddies swap outfits depending on where they're lurking, lederhosen in the alps, knightly garb in the castles all with accents to match. They're none too hard to defeat but there's a ton of 'em so watch yourself. The levels are big bright and full of tricks, jumps and mayhem. You'll end up skateboarding, sub-hunting and tons of other stunts.


What's it about?

An Evil Sorceress has nabbed a bunch of way-cute baby dragons and disappeared into her Forgotten World. Time to call in Spyro, dragon hero extroardinaire.

Are the controls hard to learn?

No way jose, 10 mins tops.

How hard is the game?

Harder than Spyro 2 but still fairly easy.

Age Rating: Everyone


Thumbs Up:

  • Cool bonus levels
  • Sweet graphics
  • Wacky extra characters

  • Thumbs Down:

  • A little too easy

  • Systems:

    Playstation

    Rating:


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    Comments

    naruto200

    naruto200 wrote:

    I have this and Spyro a heros tail. But this is better then the others Unless skylanders changes me. Indifferent
    commented: Sat Jan 21, 2012

    Twilight Bella :)_1492891
    Another one??? I have dawn of the dragon and the eternal night :P
    commented: Sat Jan 21, 2012

    SuperKoopa

    SuperKoopa wrote:

    Super Cool, Man!
    commented: Fri Jan 20, 2012

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