Posts Tagged ‘SkyLanders’

Skylanders Now Come In Card Form With “Battlecast”

by Peter Paltridgeon May 24, 2016
Is Disney’s cancellation of the Infinity line a sign that the bottom has fallen out of the toy-to-game market? The venerable Skylanders franchise, which started the whole genre, is two steps ahead in the event that happens: cards always sell, and Skylanders can now be collected as cards too. Skylanders Battlecast is the name of […]

Activision Surprises No One By Announcing More Call Of Duty And Skylanders Games

by Peter Paltridgeon February 11, 2016
Everybody knew it was coming, but today was the day Activision made it formal. There WILL be a new Call of Duty coming out for current-gen consoles and the PC in the fall of 2016. Consider us shocked. Three different studios work on Call of Duty games simultaneously to make the annual delivery possible. This […]


Skylanders Superchargers Review – Full speed ahead!

by James Harveyon November 24, 2015
Skylanders Superchargers is fast-paced and never becomes tiring, despite being lighter in plot than previous entries into the Skylanders series.┬áSuperchargers is the fifth Skylanders game and is available for the PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, 3DS and iPad. This Skylanders Superchargers review covers the PS4 edition. With an increasingly crowded competitive […]

Activision Launches Studio For Film And TV Adaptions Of Its Properties

by Peter Paltridgeon November 6, 2015
Is Activision a big spender this week or what? They just threw down 5.9 billion dollars to buy phone game maker King, and now they’ve announced the formation of an entire movie studio. While most game companies license their characters to established production companies to get their properties on the big screen, that’s not how […]


Skylanders Get Supercharged In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon September 17, 2015
This week in the Nintendo Download, something completely free, presuming you already own Shovel Knight (and who doesn’t). The Plague Knight expansion is here, featuring a new playable character (Plague Knight), new relics, new systems, new boss battles, level tweaks and a new story! Don’t forget Shovel Knight will be coming out in physical disc […]
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Skylanders Superchargers Heads Online, Brings Vehicles

by Peter Paltridgeon August 5, 2015
Vicarious Visions, the developers of the next Skylanders game (Superchargers), have made it clear at Gamescom that this won’t be just another rehashed sequel. Skylanders Superchargers will be taking the series in some bold new directions, most notably everything will be fully online for the first time. Co-op gameplay will be possible for the entire […]


Activision’s 2015 Gamescom Lineup

by Peter Paltridgeon August 5, 2015
Gamescom, Germany’s own gaming convention, is now under way and game companies have their booths up and humming. If you happen to be near the town of Cologne, Activision’s new press release details exactly what they’ll be exhibiting there, what you can play and what will be revealed for the first time. Gamescom will be […]

SDCC2015: Skylanders SuperChargers Shifts into High Gear at Comic-Con

by Peter Paltridgeon July 7, 2015
The Skylanders franchise will have a big presence at Comic-Con this weekend. Just try to find a booth without ’em. The Skylanders show floor booth (#121) will be the first locale in the world where fans can get their hands on the new Skylanders SuperChargers Dark Edition, as well as the Wii U exclusive figures […]


Activision’s Full E3 Lineup

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2015
Keeping up with so many new game announcements is an arduous task, but Activision just made it a little easier by sending us this press release detailing every new game they will be bringing to the Electronic Entertainment Expo. Here’s everything Activision plans on showing at the E3 floor over the next three days….   […]

Donkey Kong And Bowser Enter The Skylanders World

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2015
This morning, during Nintendo’s Digital Event, it was revealed that not only is the next Skylanders game, Skylanders Superchargers, coming to Wii, Wii U and 3DS, but there will be some special guests unique to the Nintendo versions. For the first time ever, Nintendo characters are becoming Skylanders as Turbo Charge Donkey Kong and Hammer […]