Contributed by Strawberyl
When the game was released on the North American PlayStation Store (PSN), it was taken down less than a week later due to reports that Idol Springs and Colossus were not working properly and contained glitches. These glitches included getting trapped in the Idol Statues, and items getting stuck within the levels. The glitches have since been fixed and the game has been re-released.
Contributed by RadSpyro
Ripto received his name through the Japanese katakana for Spyro (スパイロ). On the illustration, Insomniac felt that it looked like it spelt out 'Ripto' and thus his name was created.
Contributed by DidYouKnowGaming
There is a large orange enemy with a wrench and a small robot accompanying him. They seem to have served as the basis for the characters Ratchet and Clank. Insomniac Games developed both titles.