Skylanders Series News


Activision Announces Its Upcoming TV and Movie Plans

By Brittany Vincent, Nov 06, 2015 10:50am PST

Get ready for a whole lot more of Call of Duty and Skylanders.


Skylanders: Superchargers Review: Stretch of Road

By Steve Watts, Sep 29, 2015 2:30pm PDT

The addition of vehicles in Skylanders: Superchargers isn't the most creative new gimmick in the franchise's history, but it's well-implemented enough to make this a solid series entry. Our review.


Skylanders Battlecast is a free-to-play CCG for mobile devices launching in 2016

By Daniel Perez, Aug 18, 2015 6:40am PDT

The Skylanders universe is expanding to mobile devices next year as Activision has announced a new collectible-card game based on the game's universe, called Sylanders Battlecast.


Skylanders SuperChargers will get racing and online play

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 05, 2015 12:40am PDT

Activision and Vicarious Visions are looking to keep up with the competition, so today at Gamescom 2015, they've announced that Skylanders SuperChargers will feature a new Racing Mode and online play for the first time in the series.


E3 2015: Skylanders: Superchargers will get special Amiibo

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 16, 2015 9:16am PDT

As rumored, Skylanders and Amiibo are coming together in the upcoming Skylanders: Superchargers.


Skylanders: Superchargers finds novelty in old tropes

By Steve Watts, Jun 03, 2015 5:00am PDT

Skylanders: Superchargers takes one of the oldest mechanics in video games--vehicle segments--and infuses it with its own brand of inventive toy-based twists.


Lego Dimensions sets its sights on Skylanders and Disney Infinity this fall

By Daniel Perez, Apr 09, 2015 6:36am PDT

WBIE's Lego games will soon be entering the toys-to-life category of games with Lego Dimensions on September 27.


"I hope this doesn't replace normal Lego console games. It's fine as an addition but honestly it ..."

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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.


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.


""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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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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.