The Legend Of Spyro: Dawn Of The Dragon Scorches North American Retailers Today

October 22, 2008

The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the

Elijah Wood, Gary Oldman,
Christina Ricci, Blair Underwood, Wayne Brady and Mark Hamill Provide Voice-Over

Activision Publishing, Inc. 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

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