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    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...

  • Gaming 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,...

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    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...