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Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage (known as Spyro 2: Gateway to Glimmer in PAL regions) is a 3D platformer game developed by Insomniac Games for the PlayStation. It stars the title character, a young purple dragon named Spyro and is the second in the series of Spyro video games. In this game Spyro learns many skills not available in the original Spyro the Dragon. It also introduces a host of characters that would become important to the rest of the series as well as this game, including: Hunter, Zoe and Moneybags.
After defeating Gnasty Gnorc in Spyro the Dragon, Spyro decides to take a holiday in Dragon Shores, but thanks to The Professor, Elora and Hunter, Spyro ends up in Avalar instead. Now Spyro must defeat Ripto and his minions and restore peace to Avalar before he can finally return home and go to Dragon Shores.
In this game the first set of goals are to complete the realms to gain talismans, however after the first two bosses are defeated this goal switches and it becomes the main aim of the game to collect Orbs, when enough orbs are collected Spyro can fight Ripto. Orbs are also needed to go to Dragon Shores after Spyro has defeated Ripto