When brainstorming a list of iconic video-game characters, a substantial amount of entrants came to mind. In addition to some of the most distinguished names in gaming – Mario, Link, Sonic, Lara Croft, Mega Man and more – there are dozens upon dozens of other memorable video game icons in existence. Choosing from them was difficult, but one of the first characters Game Informer sought to explore in this feature was Spyro the Dragon. Spyro – a childhood figure for many of us – is celebrating his 10 year anniversary this fall with the release of The Legend of Spyro: Dawn of the Dragon. In order to explore and fully understand Spyro's iconic status, Game Informer delved into both his history and his future, with the help of two producers for the Spyro franchise who know him best.