By Daniel Perez   //   December 17, 2014 7:30 AM

Skylanders Trap Team introduces Light and Dark elements

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.

By Steve Watts   //   October 7, 2014 8:30 AM

Skylanders Trap Team review: all the trappings

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.

By Steve Watts   //   August 13, 2014 8:30 AM

Skylanders Minis announced for Trap Team

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

By Steve Watts   //   April 24, 2014 6:00 AM

Skylanders Trap Team makes villains fight for you

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.
By Steve Watts   //   February 25, 2014 5:00 PM

Fans name Skylanders for upcoming game in contest

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.
By Andrew Yoon   //   January 11, 2013 8:15 AM

Skylanders franchise reaches $500 million in sales

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.
By Steve Watts   //   February 7, 2012 7:30 AM

Skylanders Giants announced, features bigger figures

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.
By Jeff Mattas   //   January 25, 2012 4:45 PM

'Skylanders Giants' domains registered

Six new domains with the nomenclature "Skylanders Giants" have been registered by a brand protection service commonly used by Activision, teasing a possible Skylanders sequel.