Skylanders Archive

  • New Skylanders Toys Coming Soon to a McDonald’s Happy Meal Near You

    New Skylanders Toys Coming Soon to a McDonald’s Happy Meal Near You

    Skylanders is taking over the world, one junk food brand at a time. Having already inked deals with General Mills for a new line of fruit snacks and Frito-Lay for a promotional contest this year, Activision is now teaming up with McDonald’s for the second […]

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  • Help Choose and Name a New Hero for the Next Skylanders Adventure

    Help Choose and Name a New Hero for the Next Skylanders Adventure

    For the third year in a row, Activision is teaming up with Frito-Lay for a Skylanders promotional contest. This year, the partnering companies are turning to the franchise’s dedicated fanbase to help choose and name a new playable character for the next Skylanders game due […]

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  • Skylanders Crayons and Fruit Snacks Coming Soon to a Retailer Near You

    Skylanders Crayons and Fruit Snacks Coming Soon to a Retailer Near You

    The Skylanders brand is a juggernaut right now. With a portfolio of more than 175 licensees, the best-selling action figure line and video game franchise for kids continues to branch out and become even more unstoppable. And it doesn’t look like anything is going to […]

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  • Wii U Bundles Up With Mario & Luigi and Skylanders

    Wii U Bundles Up With Mario & Luigi and Skylanders

    Nintendo is putting together two new Wii U console bundles for the holiday shopping season. In addition to the currently available limited edition Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD bundle, the Deluxe Wii U model will, as of November 1st, come in a new […]

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  • Call of Duty, Skylanders, Angry Birds, SpongeBob and Wipeout Coming Home to Wii U for the Holidays

    Call of Duty, Skylanders, Angry Birds, SpongeBob and Wipeout Coming Home to Wii U for the Holidays

    Activision’s been playing coy about its plans for Call of Duty: Ghosts on the Wii U, leading many to believe that the blockbuster FPS, like countless other core third-party games coming out on those other consoles this fall, will not be appearing on Nintendo’s home […]

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  • Skylanders Monopoly Passes Go

    Skylanders Monopoly Passes Go

    Man, this whole Skylanders craze just won’t quit. I suppose it’s fitting, though, that Activision’s toy-based video game hit has teamed up with USAopoly for the franchise’s next cross-promotional endeavor. Yep, Skylanders is the latest licensed property to inspire a special edition of Hasbro’s most […]

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  • Review: Skylanders Giants

    Review: Skylanders Giants

    Skylanders Giants is the videogame equivalent of one of those hustlers fronting a three-card monte operation on a New York street corner. As you stand there watching exactly how you’re totally being taken, you can’t help but admire the speed and expert design by which […]

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  • Screenshot Saturday: PAX East 2012 Edition

    Screenshot Saturday: PAX East 2012 Edition

    PAX East rolled into Boston this weekend, so for our latest edition of Screenshot Saturday we’re taking a closer look at some of the show’s headline games as well as various other gameplay images that surfaced over the past handful or so days. Browse along […]

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  • Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure Overview Trailer

    Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure Overview Trailer

    Use your gaming system of choice to bring toys to life in Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure, launching October 16th for Xbox

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