4.5 stars 4.5/5 Stars Average score of 4 user reviews spread across 14 releases and 0 DLC
Everyone says there are no new ideas anymore, and in video games this adage holds especially true. Aside from the genre-defining likes of PaRappa the Rapper or Seaman, standard video game fare consists of concepts we've seen over and over through the years. New games are almost always a simple derivative of an established theme; how many different ways can anyone really remake Super Mario Brothers? Moreover, financially proven games regularly become serialized the following year. Spyr...
One of the greatest challenges in making a sequel lies in keeping things fresh while still retaining the base qualities of previous entries. Oftentimes the answer to this little quandary is to add a couple of new characters and toss in some more minigames. You know -- to add variety, spice things up a bit. Spryro: Year of the Dragon follows this logic line to a T. In an attempt to mix up the already fantastic formula of the second game, Year of the Dragon adds in a few new playable charac...
Positive: + gameplay is still solid+ controls are still excellent+ tons of eggs to collect+ speedway levels are great fun+ extra characters are a smart additionNegative: - wait… haven't I seen some of those positives before?- some graphical issues are less forgivable the second time around- the levels get a little boring after the first areaSpyro the Dragon was one of the defining characters of his genre back in the day. He had three great games: a great start, an even stronger sequel, and now t...
Spyro is one of those game characters that everyone in the gaming world will know about, even if they have never played the game. Although he isn't as famous as a certain "it's-a-me" plumber character, he is still recognised as being a gaming legend.Spryo: Year of the Dragon is the third in the Spyro series and it doesn't disappoint at all. There is nothing particularly unfamiliar here - Spyro is followed by his dragonfly buddy Sparx, Spyro collects gems and eggs, Spyro breathes fire, runs, glid...
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