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Skylanders Swap Force, shaking up the emerging toy-game genre

By Steve Watts, Sep 19, 2013 8:00am PDT

Vicarious Visions explains how it started on Skylanders Swap Force years ago, with the goal of shaking up a series that hadn't even gotten off the ground yet.

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"But the end point to make is that each certainly has its strengths and while I think that Disney ..."

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Skylanders: Swap Force includes unique starter figures on 3DS

By Steve Watts, Aug 30, 2013 9:15am PDT

Skylanders: Swap Force is due for a variety of platforms again, but this time around Activision has made sure you can get the console and 3DS versions without redundant stages or figures.

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Skylanders: Swap Force 'Dark Edition' adds five dark characters

By Steve Watts, Aug 12, 2013 11:30am PDT

Skylanders: Swap Force will be available in a "Dark Edition," a collector's set that includes five "Dark" versions of Skylanders instead of the usual three standard paint jobs.

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"this would ok if man-childs didnt snap them up in the hopes they'll be collectable. goddam ..."

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Skylanders Swap Force preview: boisterous bifurcation

By Steve Watts, Jun 12, 2013 12:30pm PDT

A hands-on look at Skylanders Swap Force, complete with terrible name-mixing puns.

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Skylanders Swap Force coming October 13, PS4 and Xbox One versions confirmed

By Steve Watts, Jun 07, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Skylanders Swap Force is coming October 13, Activision announced today. Versions will also be released on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, though not necessarily on the same date.

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"Kid? You mean I'm not the one who was supposed to be playing? Oops. ;)"

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Skylanders Swap Force announced

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 05, 2013 6:45am PST

It's a new year so you know what we need: a new game in each major franchise! Actually, Skylanders Swap Force does sound like an interesting upgrade to Activision's $500 million-grossing collectible toy-video game-thing, introducing characters whose parts can be switched and...

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Skylanders gets four more domain registrations

By Steve Watts, Feb 04, 2013 2:45pm PST

Activision has registered domains for several new Skylanders-related names: Kaos Alliance, Nano Force, Super Force, and Swap Force.

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"That makes sense. Maybe one will be an Android set though? Kids have so many cool toys these ..."

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Skylanders franchise reaches $500 million in sales

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 11, 2013 8:15am PST

Activision has another money-maker, just in case that "Call of Duty" thing stops working for them. Skylanders has surpassed half a billion dollars of sales.

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"This game desperately needs online co-op. I refuse to invest in this game until my son can play ..."

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New iOS Skylanders games to utilize portals

By Steve Watts, Oct 29, 2012 1:30pm PDT

The iOS is getting its own Skylanders portal, with two new games and one already-released title set to use a Bluetooth-enabled accessory in November.

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"Hmm. Had I known this was coming with the non-Giant figures from the Giants starter set, I ..."

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Wii getting Just Dance, Skylanders bundles for holiday

By Steve Watts, Oct 24, 2012 11:45am PDT

Nintendo is launching two Wii holiday bundles on November 4, one with Just Dance 4 and the other with Skylanders Giants.

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Activision credits Skylanders, Diablo 3 for Q2 success

By Steve Watts, Aug 02, 2012 3:15pm PDT

Activision released its Q2 2012 results today, boasting $1.05 billion in non-GAAP revenue. It credited the long-term success of Skylanders, and the launch of Diablo 3, among its successes.

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"now if they could just fix the D3 endgame, I've played 200+ hours and can tell you every reason ..."

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Skylanders Giants announced, features bigger figures

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2012 7:30am PST

Activision has taken the wraps off "Skylanders Giants," a new game coming that features larger characters, light-up figures, and the ability to import characters from the first game.

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"jesus. I have most of them and paid normal price. bought them before christmas. I had no idea ..."

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