We have a close look at the first 30 minutes with this new Skylanders style toy-game cross over, Sick Bricks. Continue reading
We had a chance go get hands on with the new game from Spin Master that combines Skylanders, Lego and Angry Birds Telepods: Sick Bricks. Continue reading
‘Skylanders’ has released another great holiday character. This time it is Love Potion Pop Fizz. Rumor is he was working on a raspberry soda when his recipe backfired and what you see is the result. A raspberry pink Love Potion Pop Fizz, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Continue reading
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.
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
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
Here’s a video run down with all the key details about Skylanders Trap Team: Continue reading
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.
Skylanders Trap Team gets into the Talk Like A Pirate holiday with this little clip. It also gives a little insight into one of the mini-games we can expect to see in Trap Team.
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
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
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
In this third Skylanders Trap Team What We Know video Family Gamer TV investigates the recently leaked photos of what appears to be an Undead Trap Master. Continue reading
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
I had a chance to talk to the buying director for Toys R Us at the UK announcement event of Skylanders Trap Team, she talked about Legendary Skylanders and how it’s work that she’s happy to take home. Continue reading
Re-watching the Disney Infinity 2.0 trailer we spotted some other non-Marvel Disney brands that may be appearing in this year’s game. Continue reading
Here’s a video that goes through the latest Skylanders Trap Team trailer and rounds up all the information we know about the game so far. Continue reading
At events across the world, including both London and New York, Skylanders Trap Team was unveiled to the invited media. Continue reading
Here’s a round up of the leaked new Skylanders game Trap Team. This appeared briefly on an Amazon Spain listing. Is this really a leak or just a smoke screen to put pundits off the scent before the official announcement this week. Continue reading
This video-game news round up is designed to help keep mums and dads up to date with the latest gaming developments. If you want to play a more active role in the gaming life of your family, it’s a great way to become more informed. Continue reading
Just in time for spring time, Skylanders introduces a special Springtime Trigger Happy. This variant is styled after the Big Bang Trigger Happy, who was in turn styled after Major “King” Kong riding an H-bomb to his sure death in Kubric’s Dr. Stangelove. Continue reading
At New York toy fair the atmosphere around the Skylanders booth may have been a little muted, but there was still a lot to cover. Continue reading
GeekDad Andy Robertson brings us a little more news of from toy Fair 2014. This time it’s a little speculation about Skylanders 4, a brief description of the Mega Blocks leak, and his speculation on the new game. If Andy is right about the direction and timing of the new game it could be a great way to grow the franchise to keep up with the fans as they age. Continue reading
The Skylanders franchise has just passed the $2 Billion mark: that’s double where they were a year ago. This year marks a lot of milestones for the game as they break into the top 20 video game franchises of all time. This month they passed the 175 million toy mark and there is no end in site. Continue reading
This week sees the first outing for the new weekly video-game news show for families — and I’m producing it! Continue reading
Here’s my kids’ speculation on what’s next for Skylanders 4 along with some digging from me on the current rumors. Continue reading
We look at Angry Birds Go! in-app purchases and toys. Continue reading
We test how much fun Skylanders Swap Force is for Mums, Dads, Sons and Daughters as we play through the whole game. Continue reading
With the game out today in the US and soon to arrive on other shores, here’s my family first-look review after working through much of the experience with my kids. Continue reading
Skylanders Swap Force is only a few days away now. That’s right, another new addition of interactive toys that meld with you gaming console is almost here. My kids area already feeling the excitement, so they picked up on of the new Mega Bloks sets Continue reading
As Activision gets ready to kick off the latest release in their super successful franchise, Skylanders they are celebrating SWAPTOBER by giving away one Skylanders SWAP Force starter pack every day from October 1st to 31st.
Activision has released the latest SWAP Force trailer, and it reveals a lot about the story of the new game. I’m very eager to get a chance to play, and will definitely be putting some hours in once it’s released on October 13.