After the huge success of the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy last year, many people (myself included) have been screaming for a Spyro remaster. Well now I’m just screaming because I’m so happy!

 

The company today announced Spyro: Reignited Trilogy, which features fully updated versions of the original three Spyro games: Spyro the Dragon (1998), Spyro 2: Gateway to Glimmer (1999), and Spyro: Year of the Dragon(2000).

All of the levels are “mapped faithfully,” Activision says. As for new additions, Activision has said there are “enhanced reward sequences,” better-looking environments, updated controls, new lighting effects, and “recreated” cinematics. Additionally, the characters have been “creatively re-imagined with additional flair.” The game will also have a “re-imagining” of Stewart Copeland’s original soundtracks.

Voice actor Tom Kenny, who originally voiced Spyro in Spyro 2 and Year of the Dragon, is coming back to voice the dragon yet again. Kenny is probably best known as the voice of SpongeBob Squarepants.

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To celebrate this announcement, Gamers in North America (don’t forget the rest of us !) can now enter a certain famous video game code “↑ ↑ ↓ ↓ ← → ← → Square” on the Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped title screen to queue up the Reignited trailer (up top, for your convenience).

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Reignited is set for release on September 21st and I, for one, am incredibly excited! I absolutely loved these games growing up! Are you excited for this release or are you a negative Nancy, who’s sick of seeing remasters and remakes?