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SDCC2014: Activsion Announces Fancy 'Eon's Elite' Skylanders

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If regular Skylanders aren’t fancy enough for you, Activision has you covered. Announced during the Skylanders panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego, the new “Eon’s Elite” Skylander’s line will present old Skylanders re-painted in a metallic scheme with a gold base. In addition to being more blinged out, these elite versions will also be up […]

Skylanders Trap Team Preview

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Skylanders Trap Team SDCC Update Toonzone recently sat down with Activision for a preview of Skylanders Trap Team. In this latest chapter of the Skylanders series Kaos has liberated some of the most notorious villains in Skylands from Cloudcracker Prison. With the help of his or her team of Skylanders, the Portal Master must capture […]

PR: Skylanders Goes 'Dark' at Comic-Con International: San Diego

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At this week’s Comic-Con International in San Diego, Activision will be showing off a “Dark Edition” of its Skylanders Trap Team line. The Trap Team line allows players to capture villains from the game and imprison them in toy traps that play back sounds that make it seem as if the bad guys are stuck inside. […]

Skylanders Trap Team, Coming to Take All Your Money

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Activision has announced a new set of Skylanders toys with a new twist on the toy-based gameplay that has made the franchise such a hit. Imprisonment. Hear me out. Skylander’s Trap Team reverse the Skylanders formula of bringing toys into the game, by bringing game characters into toys. The Skylanders Trap Team experience is augmented […]

Skylanders and Call of Duty Among Top Earners in 2013

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This week Activision released its quarterly earnings report, and there’s good news in there for fans of Skylanders and Call of Duty. According to a press release about the report, Skylanders sales are in the billions: ·         As of December 31, 2013, the Skylanders franchise has generated, life-to-date, more than $2 billion in worldwide sales and, at the end of the […]

Activison's Call of Duty, Skylanders Dominate NPD Charts

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According to data released by the NPD Group, a market research company that monitors retail video game sales, Activision Publishing’s Call of Duty series is the top-selling U.S. video game franchise for the fifth year in a row, with November release Call of Duty: Ghosts the top-selling game of December 2013. The game was the […]

Skylanders Collection Vault App Released for iOS

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Activision, the company behind Skylanders SWAP Force, announced the launch of the Skylanders Collection Vault App for iOS today. The free app will allow fans to organize their collections, maintain a character wish list, discover new Skylanders characters and learn more about their backstories. To celebrate the holiday season, Activision is also launching the Holiday […]

Skylanders SWAP Force Wii U Bundle Available for Holidays

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A new Wii U bundle which includes the Skylanders SWAP Force Starter Pack will be available starting November 15, 2013. The bundle will retail at the suggested price of $299.99 USD and come with a white Wii U Basic system, the Skylanders SWAP Force game, a Portal of Power, one of the core Skylanders (Ninja […]

PR: Skylanders Giants Reaches More Than $500 Million in U.S. Retail Sales

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Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. announced today that, according to data from the NPD Group, the Skylanders franchise crossed $500 million in retail sales in the U.S., inclusive of accessory packs and figures, and reached this milestone faster than any other kids’ gaming property.  Additionally, together Skylanders Giants and […]

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