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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#30 Sails_the_fox 22:17:47 13/02/2008
yea it SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO exciting! playing cynder and FLYING wen ever you ****** want! smiliesmiliesmiliesmiliesmiliesmiliesmiliesmiliesmiliesmiliesmilie SO COOL! good thing its on ps2 cause all i have is a game boy ps2 gamecube (thats my brothers gamecube) and a dreamcast ....
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#29 ignitus 22:11:47 13/02/2008
HOORAY! I CANT WAIT OMG OMG OMG!
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#28 Sails_the_fox 22:00:58 13/02/2008
it isn't EVEN the real name of it! they didn't do ANYTHING to the site so we don't no if its gonna be called that! YOU DON'T HAVE ANY IDEA LIKE I DON'T!
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#27 Tango 20:31:52 13/02/2008
YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!!!!!!!! I AM SOOOOOOOOO HAPPy!! "sob sob"
when can i get it?
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#26 TrueSpyroFAN 18:40:13 13/02/2008
Phew!!
now I don't have to get a PS3!!!
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#25 SpyroGamer2008 16:59:20 13/02/2008
Nice job finding that, "Dark52". Now I won't have to worry about buying a PS3 system. THANK YOU!!!!
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#24 SpyroGamer2008 16:50:46 13/02/2008
Oh my goodness!!!! YES!!!! It's going to be on the PS2!!!! *Dances In Excitement* Now I won't have to get a new system to play the game!!!!
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#23 AshMan360 15:11:58 13/02/2008
cant wait for this, i wonder if the movie will be better than the game.
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#22 Cynderlightlife 06:14:29 13/02/2008
Whoah, calm down people's. Don't get your hope's up for a playable Cynder. It may become true, but as of yet we cannot jump to conclusions. Imagine if you got so worked up about playing Cynder then-BANG-no playable Cynder. For all we know, this artwork could be a lie. Young Cynder DOESN'T have wrist bands, for Flicks sake! Thats a symbol of trapped!

And, the offical name is NOT Darkest Hour, although it may be, but its not announced. If this is all true, I'm gonna flip over twenty times (although it'd cause pain to my damned feet) and do a weird dance. Spyroworld also posted the info about this BEFORE Darkspyro.net, so maybe you guys should acnolage that website. Also, as "spyro" posted on spyroworld, they said that they think that the dragon chaseing spyro is the dark master...NOT. By the looks of it, its a moth dragon, and theres a whole swarm of them in the background. So, calm down, take it easy on the whole thing. It's a bit too early for conclusions, eh?
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#21 Crashpro3 06:01:05 13/02/2008
Spyro: Darkest Hour is going to be epic, happy 10 years, Spyro!
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#20 sillyworld 03:21:01 13/02/2008
i kinda agree with cinder came.
it would probably be time to end the spyro games, but will probably be the worst thing to happen to me!
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#19 Dark_Spyro99 02:11:23 13/02/2008
Techno Spyro I totally agree with you! It probably will be the greatest Spyro!!
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#18 Techno Spyro 01:10:50 13/02/2008
This is going to be sweet.
I have a Playstation 3 at my dad's house. This will definitely be Spyro's greatest game yet.

Free flight, co-op with Cynder, awesome graphics, battle with the Dark Master... what more could you ask for.
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#17 spyro go 00:22:00 13/02/2008
cynder my favorite female dragon i can now play as her and now i can fly when ever i want to?wow! now i can die happysmilie... *faints*
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#16 Dark_Spyro99 23:52:13 12/02/2008
I wonder how much merchandise they will make with the movie? I going to have a shopping spree when all the stuff comes out!!
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