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Spyro: Fusion

Spyro: Fusion

Spyro Orange: The Cortex Conspiracy and Crash Bandicoot Purple: Ripto's Rampage are two separate but interlocking games on the Gameboy Advance. They both have the same overall storyline and almost identical gameplay. As with some other Spyro games they also have a different name Spyro: Fusion and Crash: Fusion. The only difference is that the Fusion games have multiple languages.

The game that I will be focusing on will be the Spyro incarnation of the two. While the Crash Bandicoot game is not needed to fulfil the story mode in Spyro Fusion, it is needed if you are wanting to collect all of the cards in the game.

Spyro Orange: The Cortex Conspiracy Spyro: Fusion
North America June 3rd 2004 European Union June 25th 2004
Spyro Advance: Wakuwaku Tomodachi Daisakusen
Japan Dec 9th 2004

European European
Japan Japan

The basics of gameplay in Spyro Orange require you to wander a main 'world' in order to collect as many gems as you can to help you in opening up all of the mini-games which all require a set amount of gems to open up for the first time.

The Story

At the beginning as you enter the story mode, you will see a short dialogue between Ripto and Neo Cortex as they discuss how to take control of their worlds. The following is exactly what is said:

RIPTO: So it's agreed, then. We'll work together to rid ourselves of Spyro and Crash
CORTEX: Yes! Your army of Riptocs will be even more formidable now that I have genetically modified them.
RIPTO: True! They have strength! They know no fear! And they are cleverly disguised!
CORTEX: Activate your Portals and we shall soon conquer this measly planet!

PROFESSOR: Spyro, I'm glad you're here!
HUNTER: Something strange is happening in Dragon Castles.
PROFESSOR: Strange indeed! Mysterious Portals have been appearing across the land. Even worse, crazed orange beasts have been causing trouble.
SPYRO: It sounds like Ripto is up to no good again.
PROFESSOR: I'll see what I can find out about these Portals. Meantime, Spyro, try to get rid of those monsters.
SPARX: Let's go!

You are then thrown out into Dragon Castles ready to start your 'adventure'.

The Controls

Here are your controls for use in the homeworlds (controls per mini-game are given at the start of each one)

AJump, when able to press again to double jump, then when able to tap repeatedly to flap your wings to get a better distance.
A then L or RPerform headbash
STARTAccess pause menu
SELECTSee current dragonfly health level and gem count
D-PadMove around

Gameplay Basics

Here are a few things that you should know before playing this game:

  • The game is a side-scrolling game and as such it is much harder to avoid enemies.
  • You have no ability to charge at all.
  • There are five mini-games in each world each with a symbol on the top, once you have completed all five at least once, the end of world portal will open allowing you to access the boss.
  • Red gems are unlimited and reappear after every time you either die or re-enter the level, however all other varieties of gems that you may come across are limited and will only appear once

Now it's time to get started with the game.

#75 manaphyex99 01:06:24 20/02/2007
Lover Of Spyro you give alot of advice eh? cus if ya do mind givin' me a strategy on the SkyWalker minigame cus easy is like medium, medium is like hard, and hard is like easy (i played hard in party mode.) and in story mode i'm on medium. sorry if this is 2 long i'v got alot 2 say sometimes.
#74 Dragginwings 03:59:38 10/02/2007
I think that the start screen is the best of all of the Spyro Gba games. That's the ONLY thing that it has that's better than the rest of the Spyro gba games, in my opinion. smilie
#73 dingodile555 17:42:16 02/02/2007
I really like Spyro & Crash Fusion.
#72 Dragginwings 03:45:33 15/01/2007
I didn't really like it....
#71 Lover of Spyro 08:07:11 03/01/2007
ur welcome!smilie need any more advice,cos i give alot of it!?
#70 BlueGiraffe 13:55:31 02/01/2007
Thanks Lover of Spyrosmilie
#69 Lover of Spyro 10:03:52 02/01/2007
its OK but not great as such!
#68 BlueGiraffe 11:01:04 01/01/2007
Is this game actually any good? Coz I was maybe gna get a copy off ebay
#67 Lover of Spyro 11:42:22 27/12/2006
WHT is that all every one says any more?
#66 Foxy Red01 21:17:35 26/12/2006
#65 Lover of Spyro 14:23:26 24/12/2006
*sarcasticaly* well nooooo.....if you would have said that he was'nt,then you would'nt b here at this second!!!(joke)lol
#64 zoz 02:42:38 24/12/2006
Spyro's totally awsome (seriously!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)
#63 Lover of Spyro 16:38:52 12/12/2006
i don't care wot any one says about me! >: (
#62 artiste_violet 20:30:23 10/12/2006
Weird.....(no offence!)smilie
#61 Lover of Spyro 16:16:34 10/12/2006
well yeah!!! i'm practically in luv with spyro!!!(my friends say i am! i probilly am!!!)
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