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All’s Quiet On The Skylanders 4 Front

All’s Quiet On The Skylanders 4 Front

I’m sure most of you are as anxious to hear about the next installment in the Skylanders series as I am. Currently there is nothing to report on as Activision hasn’t even confirmed that there is an announcement on it’s way. But we can make a few guesses based on how SWAP Force was revealed […]

Dude, Where’s My Metallic Gill Grunt Coupon?

Dude, Where’s My Metallic Gill Grunt Coupon?

Toys R Us won over the hearts (and wallets) of portalmasters across the country during the launch of SWAP Force due to their metallic Gill Grunt promotion. Rewards members who spent $100 or more on SWAP Force products through the end of the year would receive a coupon for a free metallic Gill Grunt of […]

Element Of The Day Bonus Fixed In Lost Islands?

Element Of The Day Bonus Fixed In Lost Islands?

For the past several weeks Lost Island players have been suffering from the Element of the Day bonus not working resulting in lost Gold, Energy, and Wishin’ Stones. However, it looks like The Fix Is In! Players today have noticed that a patch has been applied forcing Lost Islands to restart. Normally restarting the app […]

Skylanders SWAP Force Nominated For Family Game Of The Year

Skylanders SWAP Force Nominated For Family Game Of The Year

It should come as no surprise to anyone but Skylanders SWAP Force has been nominated in the Family Game of the Year category for the 17th annual D.I.C.E. awards! Other nominees from the category include Rayman Legends and Disney whatzitsbucket but SWAP Force has the home field advantage. In 2012, Spyro’s Adventure won Outstanding Innovation […]

Best Buy Exclusive Heavy Duty Sprocket Variant Coming Soon

Best Buy Exclusive Heavy Duty Sprocket Variant Coming Soon

…as soon as this coming Sunday, that is. It’s been a while but Best Buy is getting their first exclusive Skylanders toy since Volcanic Vault. Starting on 1/12 Best Buy stores across the country will be stocking a brand new Heavy Duty Sprocket variant for collectors to purchase (or to preorder now through BestBuy.com). While […]

Will Wave 3 Show Up For Skylanders Day @Gamestop?

Will Wave 3 Show Up For Skylanders Day @Gamestop?

It looks like retailers are no longer holding back when it comes to releasing Wave 3. Gamestop.com has joined in and now has most of Wave 3 available for preorder. Interestingly, the anticipated release day is 1/11/14 which is the same day as their Skylanders Day event. So will they have Wave 3 Skylanders available […]

Wave 3 Skylanders Arrive @ToysRUs Including Wham Shell

Wave 3 Skylanders Arrive @ToysRUs Including Wham Shell

Update: Went back to my local TRU as it seems most stores are stocking their Wave 3 shipment in the middle of the day. Sure enough the entirety of Wave 3 was there including the 2 Lightcore figures I needed. Updated the gallery with a couple pics from my store showing their display. I didn’t […]