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Skylanders SWAP Force @ Gamescom 2013: Swag Roundup

Skylanders SWAP Force @ Gamescom 2013: Swag Roundup

What’s a convention without a little swag to go around? We here at Portalflip were fortunate to have a chance to see Vicarious Visions and SWAP Force at Gamescom and walk away with a few goodies for our effort. I’m not a photographer but I got a few decent shots of what was given away […]

New Core Skylanders Figures Leaked On eBay

New Core Skylanders Figures Leaked On eBay

Ever been offered a great deal on a stereo that “fell off the truck”? The Skylanders equivalent of gravity challenged boom boxes has once again made its way to eBay in the form of several prototype figures showing up once again for auction. While I don’t condone the purchasing of goods which potentially have a […]

Lost Islands Monday: Terrabite vs the Chompy Invasion (But For Real This Time)

Lost Islands Monday: Terrabite vs the Chompy Invasion (But For Real This Time)

Good afternoon portalflippers and welcome to another episode of “This Is Your Lost Islands Monday Update”! Today we’ll be introducing you to several characters from your past as well as setting the stage for tomorrow’s Chompy Invasion (But for real this time). Here’s what you can look forward to! Terrabite:┬áBringing up the rear, Terrabite joins […]

Portalflip At Gamescom 2013 Part 2

Portalflip At Gamescom 2013 Part 2

We’re not quite done with our coverage of SWAP Force at Gamescom 2013 yet! We actually have more footage and interviews to show but being on the other side of the world makes it difficult to get videos uploaded in a timely manner. In the mean time we’re continuing our Gamescom 2013 coverage from before […]

Lost Islands Update 1.5.2: Level Cap Raised To 40!

Lost Islands Update 1.5.2: Level Cap Raised To 40!

In a rare Thursday update, Vicarious Visions has finally given players what they’ve been asking for for some time now: An increase to the Kingdom level cap! This update, available for download from the app store, will allow Lost Islands players to further increase their Kingdom level from 35 to 40. It also boasts the […]

Portalflip Checks Out SWAP Force At Gamescom 2013

Portalflip Checks Out SWAP Force At Gamescom 2013

Update: So as it turns out there is a Gamescom exclusive variant of sorts. The metallic Hot Dog that was given away at E3 2013 is also being given away at Gamescom 2013. The only difference, as you’ll see in our picture below, is that it says Gamescom instead of E3. Good morning, portalflippers! It’s […]

SWAP Force Achievements Revealed

SWAP Force Achievements Revealed

Are you an achievement junky? Thanks to xbox360achievements.org you can now start plotting your plan of attack for SWAP Force! They have released the complete list of 39 achievements for SWAP Force including accompanying art and text. A word of warning before your click through, the achievement list does contain some minor story spoilers especially […]