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Frito-Lay Contest Reveals First 3 New Skylanders

Frito-Lay Contest Reveals First 3 New Skylanders

The Frito-Lay Name A Skylander contest has kicked off today and it has given us a look at three new Skylanders from the upcoming sequel. Unlike the MegaBloks leak last week we can at least these as new Skylanders and not just as new characters. Their names aren’t known yet as they will be named by a […]

MegaBloks Gives First Peek At Skylanders 4

MegaBloks Gives First Peek At Skylanders 4

While we’re disappointed that New York Toy Fair has come and gone without an official Skylanders 4 announcement we won’t be walking away empty handed. Action figure news site Figures.com collected all of the press materials that MegaBrands had on hand. These materials give us our first look at several unknown characters as well as a possible […]

Skylanders Universe Ultimate Box Set Unboxed

Skylanders Universe Ultimate Box Set Unboxed

Curious about the contents of the Skylanders Universe Ultimate Box Set? So were we until we stumbled across one at our local Wal-Mart. I picked it up immediately and brought it home so my personal buddy Tree Rex could help me open up. Here’s what portalmasters will find inside: 1 Spyro vs the Mega Monsters book 1 Hot […]

RT And Win A New York Toy Fair Metallic Dune Bug From @SkylandersGame!

RT And Win A New York Toy Fair Metallic Dune Bug From @SkylandersGame!

Despite the distinct lack of Skylanders 4 information at this year’s New Toy Fair (thus squashing all of our predictions), Activision is still using this annual industry event as a cornerstone of its Skylanders marketing strategy. What isn’t different is that there’s a new exclusive variant for us to drool over: Red Metallic Dune Bug! […]

Nitro Freeze Blade Set To Release In Late March @Target

Nitro Freeze Blade Set To Release In Late March @Target

It seems late March/early April will be a hot bed of Skylander releases this year. Not only do eager portalmasters have the Wave 4 Easter line to look forward to but Nitro Freeze Blade is now on the radar. Target.com has put up a preorder page for their exclusive variant figure with an estimated ship […]

Skylanders Sales Top $2 Billion Worldwide & More End Of Year Facts

Skylanders Sales Top $2 Billion Worldwide & More End Of Year Facts

Activision issued its end of year earnings report for 2013 today and it’s no surprise that results were better than they anticipated thanks in no small part to the Skylanders franchise surpassing $2 billion in sales worldwide. Surprisingly though their report contained little information on Skylanders 4 other than confirming that it will be happening at some point this year. […]

Best Buy Gives First Hint At Wave 4 Skylanders

Best Buy Gives First Hint At Wave 4 Skylanders

Spring has yet to be spring but major retailers across the country are beginning to turn their eyes towards Easter toy sales. Best Buy is getting geared up with a Spring Edition line of Skylanders that come in holiday packaging currently set to release in early April. Although the listings were pulled from the web […]