The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon

The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon

Called The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon, this is the third and final part of the first Legend of Spyro trilogy.

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North America October 21st 2008
Europe November 21st 2008
Platform Developer Age Rating
EU NA
Xbox 360
PlayStation 3
Wii
PlayStation 2
Etranges Libellules
7+ E10+ - Everyone 10+
Nintendo DS Tantalus Interactive E - Everyone

Info

In the culmination of the trilogy, players find Spyro teaming up with an unlikely ally - Cynder, his former enemy, to face his most challenging mission to date. As the Dark Master's (voiced by Mark Hamill) evil envelopes the world like a plague, Spyro must fulfill his destiny and unlock the true power of the purple dragon within him to stop the Dark Master in his tracks.
  • First appearance on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360
  • Epic culmination of "Legend of Spyro" storyline Spyro finally faces the Dark Master
  • Fly at any time – first free flight in a Spyro game
  • Drop-in/drop-out co-op play with Cynder (female dragon)
  • Both characters can complete the game separately
  • Global release Oct/Nov 2008
  • Elijah Wood voices Spyro
  • Gary Oldman as Ignitus
  • Mark Hamill is the Dark Master
  • Christina Ricci is Cynder
  • Wayne Brady is Sparx
  • Blair Underwood is Hunter
  • The game takes place three years after The Eternal Night
  • Sets of armor can be found throughout the game that can be mixed and matched or use one whole set to gain bonus abilities.
  • Spyro uses Fire, Earth, Ice and Electricity
  • Cynder uses Poison, Fear, Wind and Shadow
Spyro Cynder
Fire Earth Ice Electricity Poison Fear Wind Shadow

Story

Three long years have passed since Spyro and Cynder were trapped in the crystal, since then Malefor has unleashed his evil onto the world. In this third chapter of the epic Legend of Spyro trilogy, Spyro must fulfil his destiny and face the Dark Master. As evil spreads over the world, Spyro and Cynder must discover new abilities and unlock their true powers to defeat Malefor and stop him from destroying the world.

Websites

Xbox.com
Xbox's official page for the game.
Australian Gamer
Australian Gamer interview Tantalus and get a hands-on of the DS game.
Sierra
Sierra's product page for the game.
Dawn of the Dragon
Sierra's official minisite for the game.
Joystiq
Some impressions from Joystiq.
Kotaku
Kotaku's impression of the game and some DS screenshots.
IGN
First screens of the game on Xbox 360.
GameStop
GameStop lists "Legend of Spyro: Darkest Hour" on PS2, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii and DS for release on the 7th of October.
Velvet Octopus
The first information on the third game was given via a Powerpoint that has since been removed.

Comments
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#11508 LegendaryFlames 11:37:10 28/08/2015
Rip Spyro after this game.
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#11507 Blue egg theif 16:02:23 28/07/2015
And then we never seen smilie game after this good game only smilie.
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#11506 Alydol 20:47:31 20/07/2015
I finished skylanders then I finished this legend of spyro is 95 times better than skylanders

smilie vs smilie smilie wins!
smilie vs smilie smilie wins!

This is rated better than skylanders! Take that vicarious visions!
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#11505 shadowstarcat 02:58:02 18/07/2015
I love the graphics and music in this game. It really gives you a realistic look into what the dragon realms are like.
And I kinda liked the storyline.
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#11504 SuperSpyroFan 09:25:47 14/07/2015
Dawn of the Dragon in terms of gameplay is a little better than the previous two. But in terms of the story and design I think it's a little worse.
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#11503 EvilTemptress 00:25:34 11/07/2015
Dawn of the Dragon was amazing and fun! I have played it multiple time and is my second favorite Spyro game next to Year of the Dragon from the original series. ^w^
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#11502 spamuel98 04:49:38 02/07/2015
I loved this game, especially Spyro's new look. He actually looked like a dragon, instead of an overgrown, weak-chinned lizard. The graphics were breathtaking for a handheld game, and the gameplay was fantastic. I would recommend this game to anyone. I have the whole Legend of Spyro trilogy, and this is by far the best Spyro game I have ever seen. I don't count Skylanders; they made Spyro look completely retarded and all but removed him from the game.
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#11501 Alydol 21:44:24 18/06/2015
This game is actually more of a love story then a giant adventure like the other two
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#11500 Ice Dragoness 10:51:37 13/06/2015
The last true Spyro game sob sob
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#11499 shadowstarcat 11:28:21 01/06/2015
Hex didn't exist during this series
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#11498 Aura24 06:52:13 26/05/2015
Sly, you're acting ridiculous over a different Malefor.
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#11497 Alydol 19:36:31 25/05/2015
Destroy smilie, she stole smilie and smilies way of killing smilie

I really mean it,smilie should be in prison for "destroying" smilie!
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#11496 shadowstarcat 07:55:46 24/05/2015
Well.. It's easy with the tornado attack,
But I got to 200 with basic attacks before (it's really hard))
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#11495 SuperSpyroFan 12:46:40 18/05/2015
I must admit, it must be quite satisfying to hit a combo.
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#11494 spyrothe111 15:34:56 17/05/2015
I used Cynder's Tornado ability to get a 999 hit combo. smilie
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