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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 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. […]

Gold Fire Kraken: 2013’s Employee Exclusive Variant Skylander

Gold Fire Kraken: 2013’s Employee Exclusive Variant Skylander

Good morning, portalflippers! Beenox, developers of the Wii version of SWAP Force, have shared with the world what this years employee exclusive variant figure will be on their Facebook page. Curious as to what you’ll be pulling your hair out over? Sharing a color scheme with the equally elusive Golden Snitch, Gold Fire Kraken will […]

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 […]

Vote On The Lost Islands Alter Ego For July!

Vote On The Lost Islands Alter Ego For July!

Evening, portalflippers! Taking out some of the fun of trying to guess what the next Alter Ego will be, Activision is currently holding a poll for Lost Islands players to vote on the Alter Ego for July. There’s no artwork available yet but the given choices are Stars & Stripes Shroom Boom, Grill Master Chop Chop, […]

Portalflip Heads To PAX East

Portalflip Heads To PAX East

Good morning, Portalflippers! In a few days the annual PAX East convention begins in Boston and Portalflip will be in attendance. This will be the ninth PAX I’ve attended over the past 5 years. While I will be on the lookout for any Skylanders related news, as far as I can tell Activision will not […]

Skylanders Outsells Star Wars & Transformers

Skylanders Outsells Star Wars & Transformers

Talk about kicking your competitor when they’re down. Less than a day after Disney announced that they will be delaying Disney Infinity until August, Activison has issued a press release stating that Skylanders toys outsold Star Wars and Transformers toys in 2012. With over $1 billion in worldwide sales, the Skylanders franchise is still going […]