Spyro the Dragon is a platform game developed by Insomniac Games and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is the first game in the Spyro the Dragon series, and follows the story of a young dragon named Spyro who must rescue his dragon friends from the evil sorcerer Gnasty Gnorc. Spyro the Dragon is known for its colorful and detailed graphics and environments, and its challenging and fun gameplay, which involves players navigating levels, defeating enemies, and collecting treasures. The game also includes a variety of power-ups and abilities for Spyro to use, and allows players to unlock new areas and levels as they progress. Spyro the Dragon was released in 1998 and was well-received by critics and players, who praised its visuals and gameplay. It has since been re-released on multiple platforms and has spawned numerous sequels and spin-offs.