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Gnarly Tree Rex Single To Release Nationwide!

Gnarly Tree Rex Single To Release Nationwide!

Update: Thanks to portalflipper darkgothicfayt for letting us know that he was able to find one of these on the shelves at Wal-Mart. Seems like any retailer that can’t be bothered with a street date sticker is good location to check. Since his release late last year, Gnarly Tree Rex has driven collectors crazy  due to […]

Lost Islands Monday: Ruggles And The Heat Wave

Lost Islands Monday: Ruggles And The Heat Wave

Evenin’, portalflippers! It;s been a few days since the weekly Lost Islands update but here’s our rundown of what was added this week. There’s not much that came with it as it sets up for this weekend’s Heat Wave event but it does bring us a change in the core gameplay. But before I get […]

A Giant Sized Tuesday/Monday Update For The Lost Islands

A Giant Sized Tuesday/Monday Update For The Lost Islands

Evening, portalflippers! This week’s Monday update for Lost Islands was late and turned into a Tuesday morning update hence the lateness of this post. There’s quite a few new faces as well as some deals & specials so let’s take a look at what’s new this week. Scarlet Ninjini: The Red Temptress makes her Lost Islands […]

Eye-Brawl Gets A Purple Metallic Makeover!

Huge thanks to portalflipper Marty Jordan for sharing this info with us! Right after reporting on purple metallic versions of Lightning Rod and Wrecking Ball showing up in a reseller’s inventory, a different reseller on eBay has listed their very own purple metallic chase variant: Eye-Brawl! This bring the total of known purple metallic variants […]

Lost Islands Monday Update: Punch Pop Fizz & Decorations XP Bonus

Lost Islands Monday Update: Punch Pop Fizz & Decorations XP Bonus

Morning, portalflippers! Vicarious Visions has decided to make me work first thing in the morning by releasing this week’s Lost Islands Monday update early. Despite my mild inconvenience, this is another robust update that should benefit all Lost Islanders. So here it is: Portalflip’s Top 4 Reasons Why I’m Blogging Right Before Fully Waking Up […]

The Next Purple Metallic Chase Variant: Wrecking Ball!

The Next Purple Metallic Chase Variant: Wrecking Ball!

Big thanks to portalflip reader @shelly9871 who tracked this variant down and broke the news everywhere! By now all of you have seen the most recent chase variant to drive collectors crazy: Purple Metallic Lightning Rod. Now we’re seeing reports (and pictures) of another Skylander joining Lightning Rod’s blinged out ranks. Found on the resale site […]

Target Clearance Deals: Skylanders @MegaBloks & Portal Action Plush

Target Clearance Deals: Skylanders @MegaBloks & Portal Action Plush

Good morning, portalflippers! Since it’s another week of disappointing store ads and now that the Gamestop Skylanders blowout sale has been thoroughly picked over, bargain hunting portalmasters don’t have much to look forward to. There are a few clearance deals to be found at Target so keep your eyes peeled. Here’s all the discounted Skylanders […]