Reviews and Problems with The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon
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The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon
8 May 2009
Conclusion: The game worlds, both under- and over-ground are simply breathtaking, and once again, as has become commonplace with the series, the role-playing elements are superb. The action has undergone some refinement too.
Excerpt: It's a purple haze! No, this isn't a Jimi Hendrix tribute concert I'm talking about; it's another Spyro game, with emphasis on the word "another." No matter how many times the little purple dragon graces gamers' consoles, people never seem to tire of him.
Excerpt: The fall of a beloved videogame icon is perhaps the greatest tragedy in the gaming world - the more revered the series or character, the more devastating the fall is. I was a fan of the Spyro the Dragon series back during the purple dragon's glory days on the PlayStation.
PS3/X360 Review - 'The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon'
2 February 2009
Summary: In the final chapter of the trilogy, players find Sypro teaming up with an unlikely ally - Cynder, his former enemy, to face his most challenging mission to date. As the Dark Master’s evil envelopes the world like a plague, Spyro must fulfill his destiny and unlock the true power of the purple...
Conclusion: The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon is a decent platforming title for the PS3, but it's definitely not the cream of the crop. So many other games have done what this game does and they have done it better.
Excerpt: Spyro the Dragon, much like Crash Bandicoot, was the closest thing Sony fans had to a mascot back in the 90s. Thanks to Sony, the Spyro the Dragon franchise has really established itself as a solid platform-adventure series of games.
Summary: When he first debuted on the scene just over 10 years ago, Spyro the lovable purple dragon starred in a series of truly excellent platformers on the original PlayStation. But oh, how the fire-breathing have fallen.
Pros: Gorgeous visuals and a thrilling score create a vivid fantasy world, Convenient local co-op lets second player drop in or out at any time, Good variety of elemental powers at your disposal
Cons: Combat is uninteresting and sometimes tedious, Unfocused level design can lead to aimless wandering, When playing solo, the AI-controlled teammate can sometimes get stuck, Control of the camera is too limited, Story borrows too much inspiration from elsewhere