Posts Tagged ‘SkyLanders’

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 […]


PR: Skylanders Has Full Slate of Holiday Merchandise

by Shawn Hopkinson November 24, 2014
Disney has tried it, and even Nintendo is getting in on the act, but no one does toys as playable video game characters like the Skylanders series. It has found just the right mix of rare and common, expensive and affordable to hook both kids and adult collectors. This Christmas, Activision has a wide range […]

Activision’s Skylanders Balloon Debuts in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

by Shawn Hopkinson November 5, 2014
We saw a hint of this earlier in Macy’s official parade poster, but now we have confirmation from Activision that Eruptor, one of the stars of its Skylanders franchise, will be featured in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade as a balloon. The Eruptor balloon took more than 40 gallons of fluorescent paint and five barrels […]

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Skylanders Trap Team Review – Fun and Engaging

by James Harveyon October 28, 2014
Skylanders Trap Team is the latest installment of Activision’s epic toy-meets-game series, promising to push the franchise to the next level with new characters, powers, and all that we hear whenever a new game in a long-running series hits. As with previous iterations, expect to plunk down quite a few bucks in order to get the […]

Skylanders Trap Team Out Now

by Shawn Hopkinson October 6, 2014
The latest edition of the Skylanders franchise is on your store shelves now. Skylanders Trap Team adds several twists to the formula, the most notable of which are traps in which players can digitally “capture” Skylanders villains into toy traps and then bring them back into the game as playable characters. In addition to launching […]