Not necessarily the end of the franchise, but the end of the current trilogy - Activision's shipped out The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon today.
They've got a heck of a voice acting cast, too. Hamill, Ricci, Oldman... sweet.
Santa Monica, CA ? October 22, 2008 ?Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced the third and final chapter of the popular The Legend of Spyro? video game trilogy, The Legend of Spyro? Dawn of the Dragon, is currently available at North American retailers. The game features legendary leading men, Elijah Wood (Frodo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings trilogy) and Gary Oldman (Sirius Black from the Harry Potter films), who will reprise their roles as Spyro and his mentor Ignitus, as well as Hollywood talents Christina Ricci, Blair Underwood, Mark Hamill and Wayne Brady.
?This year is Spyro?s 10th anniversary and players are definitely going to see noticeable advances in The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon on the next-gen machines,? said David Pokress, vice president, global brand management, Activision Publishing, Inc. ?This latest chapter in the Spyro franchise introduces fun new faces and entertaining game elements like flying at any time and drop-in/drop-out co-op, with both Spyro and Cynder.?
The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon is rated E10+ (Everyone Age 10 and up) for the Xbox 360? video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION?3 computer entertainment system, Wii? home video game system, PlayStation?2 computer entertainment system and is rated E (Everyone) for Nintendo DS?.
Developed by Etranges Libellules (Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 System, Wii, PlayStation 2 System) and Tantalus (Nintendo DS), The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon introduces two never before seen elements into the Spyro universe: Spyro can now fly at any time and gamers can play together with the new cooperative feature. The co-op feature allows players to have the option of completing the game as either Spyro or Cynder, giving them more freedom to explore Spyro?s world in completely new ways.