Activision makes surprise Skylanders announcement
May06

Activision makes surprise Skylanders announcement

Skylanders will get another installment this year, but I’m more intrigued by the idea of a kid’s TV series for the franchise.

Does the toys-to-life genre need to change?
Apr21

Does the toys-to-life genre need to change?

Toys-to-life games have been around for almost five years now – what can be done to keep them going strong?

Activision hit with layoffs; Skylanders, Guitar Hero devs affected
Feb16

Activision hit with layoffs; Skylanders, Guitar Hero devs affected

Activision has been hit with layoffs – with the casual games market being hit hardest.

LEGO Dimensions just outsold both Disney Infinity and Skylanders in its first week in the UK
Oct05

LEGO Dimensions just outsold both Disney Infinity and Skylanders in its first week in the UK

LEGO Dimensions, the plucky new upstart which combines the Danish brick property with various other movie, TV and gaming licenses. Turns out, that was a smart move. Because just about everybody wanted to get their hands on the hot new property.

Get a good look at Skylanders new Superchargers
Aug28

Get a good look at Skylanders new Superchargers

Wondering how the brand new cehicles are going to affect all of the exisiting Skylanders? We chat to Vicarious Visions at Gamescom to find out.

Use vehicles for land, air and sea in exclusive hands-on gameplay of Skylanders: SuperChargers
Jul29

Use vehicles for land, air and sea in exclusive hands-on gameplay of Skylanders: SuperChargers

Was your favorite toy as a kid a car, a plane or a ship? It can be again with Skylanders thanks to the all new vehicle gameplay that’s breathing new life into the franchise.

Skylanders Superchargers is an “over the top vehicle fantasy”
Jun25

Skylanders Superchargers is an “over the top vehicle fantasy”

Super large and charged. It’s the next chapter in the Skylanders franchise!

E3’s swag is up for sale
Jun23

E3’s swag is up for sale

Swag yo! Live your E3 dreams vicariously through merchandise from the show floor!

E3 2015–Driving, sailing and flying in Skylanders: Superchargers
Jun16

E3 2015–Driving, sailing and flying in Skylanders: Superchargers

I guess you could say that the Skylanders franchise is now super-large and super-charged. Skylanders is already a massive franchise. What Activision and its various studios such as Vicarious Visions and Toys For Bob have done with the toys to life genre, is nothing short of massively successful. The numbers alone speak volumes, with each new Skylanders franchise racking up critical and financial acclaim each holiday season. Last year...
Nintendo teams up with Skylanders for hybrid Amiibo
Jun16

Nintendo teams up with Skylanders for hybrid Amiibo

Nintendo is joining up with Skylanders to bring hybrid Amiibo to the newest Skylanders game.

Skylanders Superchargers is ready to live life a quarter mile at a time
Jun03

Skylanders Superchargers is ready to live life a quarter mile at a time

Get down to the track. Buckle up. Put on your favourite AC/DC album. Because the Skylnders are about to get…supercharged up. Skylanders SuperChargers is the name of the next big entry in Activision’s toys to life genre, arriving September 20 with a ton of new characters and more importantly, fast cars. Here’s the debut trailer: As usual, resident Skylanders big bad is up to something, something that involves putting the pedal to the...
Rumour – Skylanders is getting supercharged this year
May26

Rumour – Skylanders is getting supercharged this year

If the rumours are true, it looks like Skylanders is bringing back a forgotten genre of gaming: Kart racing.