The excellent Spyro trilogy is getting a remaster on PS4 and Xbox One. Fans of the platformer franchise can expect the titles to drop on September 21st for $39.99 USD.
The Spyro series are platform video games which primarily features the protagonist Spyro the Dragon. Since the series’ introduction in 1998, there has been a reboot to the series called The Legend of Spyro trilogy, making it a total of ten Spyro games and three Legend of Spyro games.
The release was confirmed on the official PlayStation blog where developer Toys for Bob has promised “a deep respect for all the decisions that went into making the original games” and a close match to Spyro’s original movement metrics. Publisher Activision has also confirmed that the game will be available on Xbox One on the same day.
Check out the trailer and some screenshots below, as well as an official blurb about the game:
Remade from the ground up by lead developer Toys for Bob, the Spyro Reignited Trilogy features the fun and nostalgic gameplay that fans remember with more than 100 levels, enhanced reward sequences, Spyro’s gang of zany dragons and other goofballs (including Sparx the Dragonfly, Hunter, Sheila, Agent 9 and Sgt. Byrd) and more. The trilogy also includes improved environments, updated controls, brand-new lighting and recreated cinematics for added flavor in this one-of-a-kind adventure.
“We’re deeply passionate about staying true to the legacy of the original three Spyro games with the Spyro Reignited Trilogy,” said Paul Yan, Chief Creative Officer at Toys For Bob. “We’ve poured a lot of love into making the personalities and worlds feel just like fans remember them, while also keeping the game collection surprisingly fresh with lush, high definition detail. We’re bringing back the Spyro we all fell in love with 20 years ago.”
Spyro Reignited Trilogy is an awesome gaming experience that builds on the excellence of the first three games. Each level in Spyro Reignited Trilogy is mapped faithfully from the originals. The characters are creatively re-imagined with additional flair, allowing fans to rekindle the fire with Spyro and his crew like never before. Players will experience a trilogy that’s loaded with an astonishing amount of detail, refreshed modern day mechanics, full analog stick support and smooth camera handling. Spyro Reignited Trilogy also re-imagines Stewart Copeland’s original soundtrack from the first three games