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Steel Sponge

The Spyro series

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Just thought that I'd revive this thread based on renewed interest alone. I would say ignore those older posts I've made that expressed my old salt towards Activision and Skylanders in general, but I already went ahead and edited them, especially since my past hatred was only based on my first impression on Spyro's Adventure. My real thoughts on Skylanders is like this: I haven't played any of the games yet, but I think it's an interesting franchise that stood on its own and broke ground in the video game industry by popularizing video games with toy figure compatibility.

Anyways, I have replayed the original three Spyro games a few months back thanks to the magic of the Playstation Store. Of course, each of them still hold up, with Ripto's Rage being my favorite out of the three. I guess you guys can say that I'm waiting on a new, let alone good Spyro game in the near future, but right now I'm hoping something new will come out of Spyro outside of Skylanders.

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I'm personally hoping the original trilogy gets the N. Sane treatment. The Crash games look gorgeous enough as it is, I couldn't begin to imagine Spyro would turn out with all its fantastical settings.

in other news since my last post on this thread, I finally played through A New Beginning completely last year, I think. It was aight, felt a lot like what they were trying to do with the Titans series for Crash by heavily relying on the beat em aspect, but the story was hella cliche and short tho. Beat it in like five hours or so. I also bought Eternal Night and Dawn of the Dragon, but I haven't played em as of yet, although I've heard some things, especially since my copy of EN is the wii version.

his Skylanders (which I also haven't played) design still fails to grow on me even after all these years. They did do good by Crash tho, actually bought his and Cortex's figurines.

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I'm sorry I didn't see the existing spyro topic...

 

Also when your boy BenPaz doesn't own a ps4 or Xbox one. I will have to wait for a switch version.

 

or just play the first three games in their original form!

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I'm hoping for a Switch release, which I think is very possible. Crash and Spyro are both owned by Activision and with Crash Bandicoot: N-Sane Trilogy coming out on the Switch, a Switch release for this is definitely possible. We're probably gonna have to wait a bit for it like we did for Crash Bandicoot unfortunately, but if this comes to the Switch I'm probably gonna pick it up. Spyro is a franchise I've always been interested in.

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BAM! Looks at that grass sizzle!

dont know if this'll show up since embedding YouTube videos seems a bit off for me lately, but it's a side by side comparison of the level Stone Hill featuring reignited gameplay footage they posted recently. Looks pretty cherry

edit: nvm fixed it

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Gameplay footage for remastered Ripto's Rage has recently surfaced...and I'm stunned to see how amazing Idol Springs looks in the remaster:

Oh, and I'm also liking the faster pace for the idol head portion of one of the orb sidequests.

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