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Skylanders Trap Team preview: In-game characters can finally enter the real world

Skylanders Trap Team preview: In-game characters can finally enter the real world

By 24 April 2014

Each year the Skylanders team come up with some new innovations to sate the appetites of an enormous global army of fans and in 2014 they might have just pulled off the greatest yet. The Skylanders shtick has always been to combine physical toys with... >>

Hands-on with Skylanders Spring Edition: Springtime Trigger Happy, Punk Shock, and Fryno review

Hands-on with Skylanders Spring Edition: Springtime Trigger Happy, Punk Shock, and Fryno review

By 17 February 2014

Publisher Activision is at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair and has just shown off three Spring Edition figures under its Wave 4 Easter line of the Skylanders video game series. The next installment in the Skylanders series, Wave 4, will include three new Spring... >>

A week in reviews: 12 - 18 October

A week in reviews: 12 - 18 October

By 19 October 2013

Another week rolls on by and it's been busy, busy, busy. In addition to the announcement of the 10th Pocket-lint Awards, due to take place at the end of November, there have been all kinds of mighty products rolling in through the office. Top of the list... >>

Skylanders Swap Force review
4.5 out of 5

Skylanders Swap Force review

By 18 October 2013

Skylanders: Swap Force is a game with a rich history behind it. We have to admit that back in 2011 when Activision invited us to interview Alec Sokolow and Joel Cohen, the two ex-Toy Story scriptwriters who penned the first Skylanders game, Spyro's Adventure,... >>

Skylanders Swap Force preview and screens

Skylanders Swap Force preview and screens

By 18 June 2013

Skylanders is massive. Ask any six-year-old about it and you'll never shut them up about the collectable characters. It is Pokemon for the new generation. And it's actually really fun for adults too. The third in the now annual series is Skylanders Swap... >>

Toy Story writers dismiss 3D as gimmick

Toy Story writers dismiss 3D as gimmick

By 10 October 2011

Like Star Wars' Anthony Daniels (C3PO) before them, the original screenwriters of Toy Story, and wordsmiths behind Activision's forthcoming game/toy hybrid Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure, have dismissed 3D as being a gimmick. Joel Cohen and Alec Sokolow... >>