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Skylanders Trap Team introduces Light and Dark elements

By Daniel Perez, Dec 17, 2014 7:30am PST

Two new elements are being introduced for the first time in Skylanders history: light and dark. Learn more about the new Trap Masters and how much their expansion packs will cost this holiday season.

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Skylanders, Disney Infinity, or Amiibo: Which Should You Get This Holiday Season?

By Brittany Vincent, Nov 28, 2014 1:00pm PST

Between Skylanders: Trap Team, Disney infinity, and the Nintendo Amiibos, it's the season of NFC figures. But which ones give the best bang for the buck? Brittany Vincent breaks it all down for you.

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""The game itself is a simple affair, marketed for children, but adults won’t find to much here ..."

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Skylanders Trap Team review: all the trappings

By Steve Watts, Oct 07, 2014 8:30am PDT

Skylanders is up to its fourth iteration in as many years, with yet another gimmick to entice players to buy a new Portal of Power. Does the new trapping mechanic make the new game worthwhile? Our review.

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Skylanders Trap Team adds 'Kaos Doom Challenge' tower defense mode

By Daniel Perez, Sep 15, 2014 8:25am PDT

Skylanders Trap Team will feature an all-new tower defense mode that will challenge Portal Masters to increasingly difficult waves of minions to fight against.

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Skylanders Minis announced for Trap Team

By Steve Watts, Aug 13, 2014 8:30am PDT

Skylanders: Trap Team will introduce another figure type: the pint-sized Minis figures, similar to the Sidekicks promotion from Giants.

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Skylanders Trap Team gets the deluxe treatment on tablet devices

By Robert Workman, Aug 12, 2014 5:30pm PDT

The game will be similar to the console version, complete with a special controller and portal.

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Activision announces strong profits for second quarter 2014

By Robert Workman, Aug 05, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls and Call of Duty: Ghosts lead the charge.

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"I think it did the opposite. NeoGAF ran a poll and it was like 80% turnover from not interested ..."

- ErneX see all 11 comments

Skylanders: Trap Team for Wii comes with Wii U code

By Robert Workman, Jul 29, 2014 10:00am PDT

If you buy the Wii version of the game, you'll get to upgrade to the Wii U version for free.

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Skylanders: Trap Team getting premium 'Eon's Elite' line

By Steve Watts, Jul 25, 2014 9:15am PDT

Special toy line will be a limited run with special packaging and packing three times the punch in-game.

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Skylanders: Trap Team 'Dark Edition' lets you catch Kaos

By Steve Watts, Jul 21, 2014 7:05am PDT

$99 "Dark Edition" includes Kaos trap and dark repaints

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"jeez the Dark editions are such a money grab however this one seems like it adds something ..."

- cptstern see all 3 comments

Skylanders: Trap Team fan-named character vote begins

By Steve Watts, May 21, 2014 11:15am PDT

The finalists have been chosen for the fan-named character in Skylanders: Trap Team, and you can now vote for the winner.

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Skylanders Trap Team makes villains fight for you

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2014 6:00am PDT

Activison has revealed the next Skylanders game, coming this fall. Trap Team lets you capture villains and store them in their own special NFC devices to use them in battle.

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Nintendo rejected Skylanders exclusivity

By Steve Watts, Apr 17, 2014 9:00am PDT

In the early days of Skylanders development, Toys for Bob approached Nintendo about making it an exclusive, but Nintendo rejected the deal.

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"or the dude that cashed out his founding apple stock for like 10 grand"

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Skylanders toys coming to McDonald's Happy Meals (but they won't work with your game)

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 25, 2014 8:00am PDT

The Skylanders are coming to McDonald's Happy Meals! However, before you rush to the Golden Arches, do keep in mind that these toys don't unlock any content in the game.

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"This should piss off plenty of parents explaining to their kids that the toys don't connect to ..."

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Fans name Skylanders for upcoming game in contest

By Steve Watts, Feb 25, 2014 5:00pm PST

Activision is holding a contest to name a Skylander that will appear in the next (as yet unnamed) Skylanders game. The winner will receive a $100,000 scholarship.

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"I name my Skylander™ Pogs Footballcard, in honor of overpriced childhood fads gone by."

- Stimpak Chopra see all 6 comments