Spyro: A Hero's Tail PlayStation 2

Spyro: A Hero's Tail Image

Mixed or average reviews - based on 16 Critics

User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 48 Ratings

Summary: Spyro must save the Dragon Realms from the Evil Red Dragon who has planted light-sapping Dark Gems all over the Dragon Realms in an attempt to capture and control the world. With the help of his allies, Spyro must seek out and destroy all of the Dark Gems to return the lands back to normal and to save the Dragon Realms from the evil dragon's tyrannical control. The fierce purple dragon will travel across dark, mysterious lands in which the environments shift from evil to good in real-time -- affecting enemies, music, lighting, objects, sky and more. Outfitted with mighty new abilities including the Wall Kick, Tail Swing and Ledge Grab, Spyro will fight his enemies with powered-up breath attacks -- burning opponents with Flame Breath, deep-freezing rivals with Freeze Breath, obstructing adversaries with Water Breath and destroying mechanical enemies with Electric Breath. In addition to playing as the heroic leader Spyro, gamers will also have the opportunity to play as weapons master Hunter the Cheetah, dive-bombing penguin Sgt. Byrd, loyal sidekick Sparx the Dragonfly or the all-new weapons-equipped, climbing Blink the Mole. [Vivendi Universal]
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Rating: E
Developer: Eurocom Entertainment Software
Genre(s): Action, Platformer, 3D
Number of Players:1 Player
ESRB Descriptors:Animated Violence Cartoon Violence
Cast Credit
Mark Jackson Animation
Matt Dixon Art
Jon Williams Producer
Steve Duckworth Audio
Guy Cockcroft Audio
Suzanne Watson Producer
Terry Lloyd Design
Phill Bennett Design
Steve Bamford Character Models
Drew Kerins Character Models
Oscar Fuertes Garcia Character Models
Phil Plunkett Character Models
Steven Gratton Character Models
Almudena Soria Sancho Animation
Antonio Palermo Animation
Des Forde Animation
Mark Povey Animation
Jon Maine Animation
Kenny Beard Animation
Owen Flanagan Animation
Phil Hanks Animation
Santiago Colomo Martinez Animation
Amanda Barlow Art
Clive K. Stevenson Art
Gary Baker Art
Henk Nieborg Art
Jon Parr Art
Matt Farrell Art
Phil Dobson Art
David Pridmore Programming
Andy Brown Programming
Daniel Secker Programming
John Stephens Programming
Kristoffer Adcock Programming
Mark Topley Programming
Matt Partridge Programming
Narinder Singh Basran Programming
Stuart Johnson Programming
Tara Strong Voice Actor (Ember)
Michael Lindsay Character Models
Josh Peck Voice Actor (Spyro)
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Awards & Rankings

#61 Most Discussed PS2 Game of 2004
#76 Most Shared PS2 Game of 2004