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Insomniac Games sure knows how to cement a legacy.  After doing wondrous things for Spyro the Dragon over on the PS One, the team moved on to a new franchise on the PlayStation 2, featuring a heroic Lombax and a straightforward (yet useful) sidekick as they made their way across a trouble-filled galaxy, helping out the clueless (yet noble) Captain Qwark and various other types while... Read Review

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