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Spyro the Dragon was one of the best 3D Platformers released for the Playstation when it really reached the platform peak in both the quantity and quality of games back in September 1998.

Spyro the Dragon was developed by Insomniac Games as one of their first big games for Sony and was praised by both the press and gamers worldwide for bringing the fun and exploration elements from Mario 64 on the Nintendo 64 to the PSX while it added a lot more to the 3D Platformer genre with the abilities of its main protagonist.

The game got 2 direct sequels on the PSX and a couple more on the Playstation until Activision bought the copyrights finally and created a whole new Spyro series which had not a lot in common with the first games anymore.

Today, Spyro is mostly known for being a mascot of the Skylanders games.

ps: Is it just me or did we not get any games like those 32/64bit era 3d Platformers since years now on any platform out there?


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Spyro the Dragon: Town Square by CorvusRone

“The realms have to be one of my favorite things about this game, I like the different themes, the dream-like atmosphere there is to them and all the aspects that involve exploration, such as gathering all the gems or getting the eggs from the egg thieves.

Some are more memorable than others, the ones I recall the most are “Tree Tops”, being the hardest level (taking into account how many tries it takes to complete it), and “Town Square”, probably because this is one of the very first realms you have access to in the game.

Most people remember Town Square for having bulls as one of the enemy type.”

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