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Skylanders Giants

Giveaway: Skylanders Giants (360)

Giveaway: Skylanders Giants (360)

WINNER ANNOUNCED: Congratulations to Sara H for winning this Skylanders Giants starter pack! Last week, we published our review for Skylanders Giants. While it felt much the same as Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure at its core, there were some key changes that help differentiate it, and it brings a new story for you to play. Now you have a chance to win your very own Skylanders Giants Starter P...[Read More]

Review: Skylanders Giants (360)

Review: Skylanders Giants (360)

Just over a year ago, Activision released Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure, which went on to become a certifiable cultural phenomenon. The reason for its success was twofold: a great game that could appeal to both adults and kids alike, and (perhaps more importantly) its interaction with physical collectible toys that monetized the game in an incredible way. To put it plainly, it was a game tha...[Read More]

Skylanders Giants Giant Update

Skylanders Giants Giant Update

See what I did there? Last year, we got Skylanders, and it was good. The concept of being able to hotswap physical character models and have that reflected in-game made for a fascinating new dynamic. That, coupled with solid gameplay and good writing, allowed Skylanders to transcend from its original target audience (children who love collecting toys) and hit on an older audience as well. Next wee...[Read More]

Skylanders Follow-up Takes a Giant Leap Forward

Skylanders Follow-up Takes a Giant Leap Forward

I know, that’s a terrible title. We generally go for more informative titles, but I’m feeling a bit saucy and wanted to make a stupid title joke, so sue me.Let’s get to the point. Skylanders was a fantastic game for kids and adults, and has spawned an incredibly powerful addiction to little RFID toys that have resulted in sold out shelves and inflated eBay prices. Only a fool wou...[Read More]