Skylanders Day at GameStop, Sunday January 10th, 2015


From open to close, all local GameStop stores will be hosting a Light & Dark Skylanders Day. Stop in for some great deals and exclusive traps and characters. Eon’s Elite Stealth Elf and Elite Terrafin will be on sale for $20 and if you haven’t joined the Trap Team, all starter packs will be $30 off.
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Skylanders Introduces Two New Elements


For the first time in the franchise’s history, Skylanders is introducing two new elements. Light and Dark elements join the other eight elements in Skylanders Trap Team with the introduction of two new characters. Knight Mare and Knight Light will be available soon along with a location piece that will unlock a special level in the game. Continue reading

Skylander Eruptor to Appear in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade


Many congratulations to our friends at Toys For Bob, and Activision. Eruptor, one of my favorite Skylanders, is to appear in this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The larger than life Eruptor balloon took more than 40 gallons of fluorescent paint and five barrels of glitter to recreate his fiery personality. Check out the parade on turkey day starting at 9 a.m. on Thursday. Continue reading

Skylanders Trap Team: Released October 5th

Game Truck Interior. Photo by: Anton Olsen

Skylanders Trap Team will be released this Sunday in the US. My family and I, along with a few friends, had a chance to play a demo of the new game last weekend, and what we saw has us stoked for the release. This release delivers new characters, new elements, and the trap itself.
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Full Skylanders Trap Team Console Game Comes to Tablets

Skylanders Trap Team Mobile

With Gamescom almost upon us Activision announced a new version of Skylanders Trap Team for tablet devices. Unlike previous years though this is the full console experience and comes with a Bluetooth controller and Portal. Continue reading

Buzzer Beak is Next Skylanders Trap Team Villain

Trap Team Villain - Buzzer Beak

With E3 only a day away from opening its doors, I was excited to get an exclusive hands-on with a new Trap Team villain. Buzzer Beak is an Air villain that offers impressive flying and swooping attacks. Continue reading

Decoding E3 For Families

E3 For Families

I’m often asked what this yearly event is that I keep jetting off to, and not just by my kids. To that end I got a colleague to put together a family guide to E3 along with our expectations about what to look out for this year. Continue reading

Torch Skylander Revealed in Game Informer

New Torch Skylander

Here’s a look at Torch, a new Trap Team core Skylander revealed in the June copy of Game Informer. We found the image online in advance of the magazine hitting shelves. Continue reading