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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.

#105 computerpig5 12:35:32 08/11/2007
i want this game but i dont have a gameboy. smilie
#104 Spyro_rules 12:31:30 08/11/2007
Best Buy. You can get it it at Buest Buy. Along with the Crash one.
#103 Evil_Cynder 15:31:04 28/10/2007
hm, where can i get this game, im gonna find out!!
#102 SpyroGamer 18:32:51 24/10/2007
This game looks fun!!!! Where do think I can get this game? And for what station? (I have a Gameboy Advance SP, a Playstation, and a Playstation 2. Will it work on any of these systems?)
#101 tron50 22:50:07 23/10/2007
this and crash were fun and i love those jappenes boxs they lok so fruty and animaeis im not a girl k!
#100 yourface 20:20:26 13/10/2007
I dem this cross over cheesey and stupid! How did ripto meet cortex? Why is a jungle next a relm of dragons witch I asummed was on a different plant then earth!? Why is it SIDESCROLING!!!!!???
#99 spyro_lover123 19:15:04 29/09/2007
i have a spyro costume
#98 spyro_lover123 22:35:17 26/09/2007
doesnt spyros name looks like ripto in japane
#97 spyromaster 15:41:04 09/09/2007
i dont think this is my type of game i just dont like spyro on gameboy the only person gd for gameboy is mario
#96 spyster10000 18:29:53 05/09/2007
#95 tyfgdjhkdlfz 00:12:04 02/09/2007
it is so boring!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and tooo easy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
#94 mohammed 16:00:29 29/08/2007
whats funny is spyro is a little dragon that has to fight so much and find eggs. lol but spyro is really cool.
#93 dingodile555 18:03:39 28/08/2007
This game is okay but I really don't think Spyro suits this type of game.
#92 rockin spyro 12:37:29 24/08/2007
its true on the cover for japan i dont no how to spell that spyro is freaky
#91 spyro Bandicoot 17:25:40 18/08/2007
dear Ellie King,
i want to know the same thing about nina. i beat her, but i dont know how. some one please post
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