Skylanders series hits $500 million in US lifetime sales, 3rd best-selling UK franchise of all time
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Skylanders series hits $500 million in US lifetime sales, 3rd best-selling UK franchise of all time

Skylanders – the toy-based game franchise from developer Toys For Bob and publisher Activision has amassed a whopping $500 million in US sales since the original game Spyro’s Adventure launched in 2011. It’s weird you see? I’ve often seen a lot of gamers sneering at the Skylanders franchise, despite the fact it’s pretty much been ... Read More»
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Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure Wins at British Academy Children’s Awards
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Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure Wins at British Academy Children’s Awards

The children's platforming game won the Best Video Game award... Read More»
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Report – Gamestop trialling Skylanders toy trade-ins
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Report – Gamestop trialling Skylanders toy trade-ins

Some Gamestop outlets are reportedly accepting trade-ins on used Skylanders toys. Pixelitis reports Gamestop outlets participating in the trial will give cash or store credit for Skylanders figurines. The figures vary in trade-in value as well as selling price, so don’t expect to pick up a rare on the cheap; the collectible toys fetch extravagant ... Read More»
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Three new characters now available for Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure
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Three new characters now available for Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure

Lightning Rod, Zook, and Sunburn are joining the Skylanders roster of available element characters. Lightning Rod’s primary attack, the lightning bolt, packs “a powerful zap,” while his secondary attack – grand lightning summoning – can take out a wider range of enemies. Sunburn, part dragon and part phoenix is of the fire element and along ... Read More»
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Activision announces Skylanders Giants
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Activision announces Skylanders Giants

Activision has announced Skylanders Giants, a follow-up to the kids’ IP Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure, which will debut at the North American International Toy Fair next week in New York. Skylanders Giants builds on the same fundamentals of the first game by merging physical and virtual realms with a line of cross-platform toy figures with “brains.” ... Read More»
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Skylanders gets new characters, Empire of Ice pack
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Skylanders gets new characters, Empire of Ice pack

Activision’s launched two new characters for Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure, as well as a new content pack called Empire of Ice. The new characters introduced are Cynder and Double Trouble. Cynder is a a dragon of the undead element whose “dark powers flow through her due to her difficult past,” although is said to be making ... Read More»
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amazon knocks 20 off arkham city wwe 12 skylanders and more
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amazon knocks 20 off arkham city wwe 12 skylanders and more

Amazon’s Countdown to Black Friday deals continue and the online retailer is knocking 20% off on select games for November 20. That means you can get Batman: Arkham City and WWE 12 for $47 or $20 off Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure... Read More»
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target game deals nov 20 25 off nintendo 3ds free skyward sword with wii
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target game deals nov 20 25 off nintendo 3ds free skyward sword with wii

Target’s pre-Black Friday deals that came out on Sunday, November 20 are quite the looker if you’re interested in picking up a Nintendo 3DS or a new Wii to play The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword. That’s not all though as the retailer has matched the low $50 price for Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure from other ... Read More»
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