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7.4

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  1. ElizabethW.
    Oct 29, 2008
    9
    Very good game, I think. The free flight was exciting and many parts of the game pose a good challenge and has lots to do. The few problems were that it is a rather short game and sometimes the camera is strange. But other than that there are a lot of things to enjoy about Dawn of the Dragon, I recommend it.
  2. JoshuaY
    Aug 24, 2009
    9
    This is a very good game in my opinion. he free flight looks beautiful in the ps3 version and alright in the ps2 version. Has some challenges that are fun and including to use both dragons. Sometimes the camera goes a little strange. now the ending is really, really, really good i have never seen a good ending like this in a long time. I recommend picking this up and playing it. and if This is a very good game in my opinion. he free flight looks beautiful in the ps3 version and alright in the ps2 version. Has some challenges that are fun and including to use both dragons. Sometimes the camera goes a little strange. now the ending is really, really, really good i have never seen a good ending like this in a long time. I recommend picking this up and playing it. and if your a Spyro fan like me i highly recommend playing this. Expand
  3. BrandonA.
    Nov 28, 2008
    8
    It is a well made game with good graphics. I like how the overall feel of the gameplay seems to focus on a more serious gendre, as well as the fact you can play as a second charechter, cynder. But one thing this game could improve on is the overall power of spyro and cynder.
  4. KatherineJ
    Nov 28, 2009
    10
    I absolutley love this game it is well worth paying and playing, the gameplay is amazing with beautifull levels to play, with Avalar being the best, how it introduces cynder as an allie is fun you can play as her. The ending is a real cliffhanger, i wonder if the movie is going to be great just like this
  5. Nov 17, 2011
    10
    a really enjoyable game, i played this and i really enjoyed it, the gameplay is very very put, maybe the camera could be better but i wont complain about that. The difficulty really spikes up in latter levels. There is a lot of exploring to do with the gems and chests. This game is really worth having. Now its at a lower price so it reallly recoomened
  6. Feb 22, 2013
    8
    While different from past titles and it's darker theme Dawn of the Dragon is a very solid, original game with one of the best co-op gameplay I've ever played. The graphics, for a PS2 game is stunning with its divinely level design. The game however is slow and gets extremely frustrating because of the level of difficulty despite being at an early stage of the game. It can also get veryWhile different from past titles and it's darker theme Dawn of the Dragon is a very solid, original game with one of the best co-op gameplay I've ever played. The graphics, for a PS2 game is stunning with its divinely level design. The game however is slow and gets extremely frustrating because of the level of difficulty despite being at an early stage of the game. It can also get very boring, but nonetheless addicting as the co-op can keep you alive for hours. Despite it's cruel amount of difficulty, it is however a brilliant, stunning game. This is my first and only Spyro game I ever played, so consider my review completely unbaised. Expand
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  1. Spyro grows up, flies in company, goes farther, glides over wider scenarios, but he doesn't better himself. The trilogy ends in a videogame which keeps alive the prestige of the franchise, although the power of the dragon should be improved in the future.
  2. The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon may have seen its better days but this game has about as much appeal as playing some of those older games from days gone by. With such a lack of creativity and new gameplay the game does not make for much fun and the PlayStation 2 version is no different than the PS3 version.
  3. 70
    Cooperative multiplayer mode aside, there's no "new generation" style hook and the resulting play mechanics therefore don't feel fresh (especially after two prequels), but the fundamentals are sound and the presentation better than you expect.