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Spyro: Year of the Dragon (PlayStation)

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Description

The third in the Playstation Spyro the Dragon series sees Spyro having to recover a clutch of Dragon eggs from the evil Sorceress.

The player can now play as not only Spyro, but Agent 9 the Space Monkey, Sheila the Kangaroo, Bentley the Yeti, Sgt. Byrd the Penguin and his two best friends Sparx and Hunter. Sparx has his own levels for the very first time. Also, Spyro has learned a few new abilities, including skateboarding!

Screenshots

Spyro: Year of the Dragon PlayStation Rescuing a baby dragon.
Spyro: Year of the Dragon PlayStation Main menu
Spyro: Year of the Dragon PlayStation Hub world
Spyro: Year of the Dragon PlayStation Sheila, one of the new playable characters

Alternate Titles

  • "Spyro: El Año del Dragón" -- Spanish title
  • "Spyro 3" -- Common name

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User Reviews

Pretty much the same as part 2, but that was a great formula so why mess with it? Rensch (203) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars
The best PSX platformer ever made..? Famine3h (298) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars

The Press Says

IGN Oct 12, 2000 9.1 out of 10 91
PSM Dec, 2000 9 out of 10 90
Cincinnati Enquirer Dec 05, 2000 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
All Game Guide 2000 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Gamezilla Feb 26, 2001 89 out of 100 89
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2000 8.75 out of 10 88
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 21, 2000 17 out of 20 85
GameSpot Oct 24, 2000 8.4 out of 10 84
Super Play Jan, 2001 8 out of 10 80
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2000 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

Sheila the Kangaroo is missing on the European cover art.

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Famine3h (298) added Spyro: Year of the Dragon (PlayStation) on Nov 03, 2002
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