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Reviewing Skylanders Happy Meal Toys

Activision sent a box of those Skylanders Giants Happy Meal toys over. Bereft of anything interesting to do, I decided to review them. I didn't really review them, though. I just rambled sarcastically while playing with toys.  Videoga...

 
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Skylanders event being held in New York next week

If you find yourself in New York City on February 5, you can join in on a community event for Skylanders Giants, held at the Times Square Toys"R"Us. Basically, you'll have a chance to get a free Ninjini figure before launch, and nab a Start...

 
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Two new Skylanders Giants enter the fray

It feels like we've been waiting forever for new Skylanders Giants characters. The titular "Giants," who are rather large and expensive toys, are getting a staggered release schedule to increase demand. Here, near the end of January, we're ...

 
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Merging toys and videogames with Skylanders

Who knew actual physical toys would propel a videogame to become the number one selling Activision title (so far) this year and generating over $200 million in sales? Developer Toys for Bob struck gold with its ingenious idea of merging the...

 
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Review: Skylanders Giants

Skylanders was one of the biggest surprises of 2011. Pretty much everyone expected it to be a cheap cash-in of 90s nostalgia to sell toys to unsuspecting kids -- and boy, were we wrong. It was actually a pretty fun, serviceable action game,...

 
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A look at all the biggest Skylanders Giants characters

Here's a nice look at all eight of the new Giants characters in Skylanders Giants. This may be old news to hardcore fans frantically looking for any bits of news on toys, but for everyone else you can see just how cool they all look. There...

 
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Skylanders Giants for Wii U gets detailed

Activision has a number of games set for the Wii U, and Skylanders Giants is one of them. Players will be able to use the Wii U GamePad controller to perform actions, like dragging and dropping Skylanders heroes via the touch screen. You'll...

 
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gamescom: Swarm is my favorite new Skylanders

Developer Toys for Bob showed off a few new characters for Skylanders Giants during gamescom this week. Amongst them was Swarm, a bee-like monster that's also one of the new oversized Giant characters. Look, bees and hornets are scary enoug...

 
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This exclusive Skylanders Giants set only at GameStop

Skylanders fanatics will have to pre-order Skylanders Giants from GameStop if they want to get their hands on the exclusive Cannon Battle Pack. This limited edition pack contains series 2 versions of Chop Chop, Shroomboom, and the Golden Dr...

 
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New Skylander Giant Swarm revealed in video and images

Activision has released assets and information on a new Skylanders character due to appear in Skylanders: Giants, an over-sized bee prince named Swarm. The above video shows off some of his moves, which seem to include a lot of slashi...

 
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E3: What's new with Skylanders Giants

Did you know that last year's Skylanders: Spryo's Adventure had the best single-year sales of any new children's IP ever in America? I figured the game would do well, but not to such a crazy extent! Obviously, Activision has a successful ne...

 
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Preview: Skylanders universe grows with Skylanders Giants

Activision enjoyed incredible success with Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure this past holiday, and the company is planning on building upon it one year later with a sequel, Skylanders Giants. By bringing a huge, destructive take on a title tha...

 
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Activision announces Skylanders Giants

Activision has today revealed a follow-up to last year's surprisingly enjoyable Skylanders, continuing the idea of toys that can be scanned into an active videogame world. Skylanders Giants is an all-new game that will introduce a new batc...

 

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