October 25, 2007
The Legend of Spyro: The Eternal Night Blasts
Second Installment in the Fantastical Spyro
Trilogy brings Serious Heat with the Voices of Elijah Wood, Billy West and Gary
Sierra Entertainment announced the latest
installment in the 20 million-unit selling Spyro franchise, The Legend of Spyro:
The Eternal Night, is now available at retail stores nationwide for the Wii,
PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance and coming soon for mobile phones.
Reprising their roles and once again breathing life into the characters of Spyro
and his mentor Ignitus, are two of Hollywood’s leading actors, Elijah Wood
(Frodo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings trilogy) and Gary Oldman (Sirius Black
from the Harry Potter films). Joining the cast this year is Billy West (Ren &
Stimpy, Futurama) as Spyro’s sidekick Sparx.
In The Legend of Spyro: The Eternal Night,
players will follow Spyro as he faces a myriad of enemies on a quest to defeat
Gaul, the Ape King, before he unleashes a terrifying new age of darkness on the
land. Players must also unlock the secrets behind Spyro’s strange visions as he
attempts to uncover his role in an ancient prophesy.
“With massive worldwide appeal, the 20
million-unit-selling Spyro franchise opens yet another exciting chapter this
holiday,” said Pascal Brochier, president, Global Retail for Vivendi Games.
“Based on the first installment’s success, we’re confident the new Legend of
Spyro game is going to be a fan favorite for gamers of all ages.”
Key Features in The Legend of Spyro: The Eternal
- “Dragon Time” – Spyro can now literally bend
time to his will! Players will engage Dragon Time to dodge attacks,
out-maneuver enemies or solve tricky time-based environmental puzzles.
- Powerful new Breath Attacks (one for each
element type), including Ice Bomb, Electric Orb, Earth Vine and Enhanced Fire
give players a tremendous sense of power – several upgrade options allow
players to customize Spyro to their liking as they progress through the game.
- All new elemental melee moves and Fury attacks
help Spyro on his quest.
- Huge Environments – The Eternal Night features
an added degree of exploration and puzzle solving – challenging Spyro to use
his new powers not just to blast through enemies, but also to uncover secrets
and navigate through challenging environments.
The Legend of Spyro: The Eternal Night is
currently available at retail stores nationwide for the Wii and PlayStation 2
for a suggested retail price of $49.99 and $39.99 with an ESRB “E10+” (Everyone
10 and older) rating. The Legend of Spyro: The Eternal Night is also available
for the Nintendo DS and Game Boy Advance for a suggested retail price of $29.99
and $19.99 with an ESRB “E for Everyone” rating. Vivendi Games Mobile is also
making The Legend of Spyro: The Eternal Night available for mobile phones
throughout Europe and North America.
The Legend of Spyro: The Eternal Night was
developed by critically-acclaimed developers Krome Studios (PlayStation 2 system
and Wii) and Amaze Entertainment (Nintendo DS and Game Boy Advance). For more
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