Here I am, early in a blogging week with nothing planned and feeling a touch of inspiration drought. So why not return to that well of a near mindless list. I wrote one of these a while back when I was struggling to come up with ideas for the blog. The time I blame it on spending the past few days in the pub, playing Destiny or getting back into Pokemon Shield.
Thus I find myself plucking three more weapons from my big list of video game weapons and talk about them for a while. I apologise profusely.
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It’s take me a little bit longer to work my way through Spyro: Year of the Dragon in comparison to the previous two, which I seemingly tore through. There’s a few reason for this, firstly, this was really my first genuine attempt at playing the game. Not having any real access to it back in the day.
The second of which, not to spoil where I’m going with this, but Spyro three simply isn’t as good a game as the two that came before. It’s not like Insomniac did something majorly wrong with the formula back in the day, rather, Year of the Dragon seems like simple iteration. Giving it shades of a game made of obligation rather than passion.
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When That Crash Bandicoot trilogy came out last year, all I could think was one thing: When Spyro!
Insomniac’s three original Playstation Spyro the Dragon titles were amongst my favourite Playstation games growing up. They were some of the earliest I remember being able to 100%, and so I played them over and over. It was also one of my earliest memories of following a developer, playing the Ratchet and Clank series afterwards because the same people were making it.
I was really excited to get my hands on these games again, especially two and three, having played the original again not too long ago. Even now, I remember these games being the antithesis to Crash Bandicoot.
Where Crash was unforgivingly brutal in its difficulty, Spyro was a more laid back and relaxing affair. As I play through the trilogy I’ll give my thoughts on each game in turn, starting with the original: Spyro the Dragon.
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