I have interesting history with the Spyro series. My first exposure to it was the demo of the first game included with Crash Bandicoot: Warped, its inclusion owed to the fact that Naughty Dog and Insomniac had a working relationship. Years later I found myself in a video rental store picking out a game to rent. Spyro 2 caught my eye, and I rented it, played it, and really enjoyed it. Spyro 2 is definitely my favorite of the series, and the one I would recommend overall. However, recently I saw a 100% speed-run race of the original Spyro the Dragon, so I was reminded that I have never completed any of the Spyro games to 100% completion. Inspired, I chose to finish the original.
Posted on 18 March, 2015 at 2:34PM
Posted on 23 November, 2014 at 03:54AM
Dragon View is a 2-D, action RPG developed by Kemco and originally released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in 1994. It was released in Japan as Super Drakkhen, also known as Drakkhen II. That's because Dragon View is meant to be the prequel to Drakkhen, even though it bears little to no resemblance to the original Drakkhen. On top of having different names in North America, both games are so radically different that you would never guess they were related. Thank heavens you stumb
Posted on 16 April, 2013 at 06:15AM
Released initially for the 3DS as part of the Guild01 project in Japan Crimson Shroud has since been released on its own in both Japan and abroad. Directed by Yasumi Matsuno (Director of Vagrant Story, Final Fantasy Tactics, Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together and Ogre Battle: March of the Black Queen) it is a somewhat traditional RPG that pays great homage to tabletop RPGs such as Dungeon and Dragons or Shadowrun.
Posted on 16 October, 2012 at 5:07PM
By the power of the Crown of Wishes, I, Desmond Moonstride, commission you.
The Crown of Wishes.
Legend had it that a glorious crown resided deep within the mountains. This crown contained numerous precious gems, and each gem held more power than that of the most renowned wizards. Those who wore the crown could have any wish that they could possibly imagine granted to them. Of course, such a legend did not come without warning, and it dictated that many had set out in search of this magnificent artefact only to fail, never to be seen again.
Desmond Moonstride was quite willing to accept that risk.