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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 […]

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 […]

Jolly Bumble Blast Is Coming To Town

Jolly Bumble Blast Is Coming To Town

Hey there, portalflippers! After a brief holiday break I’m back and with some great news! After getting sucked into holiday shopping for the entire weekend by my wife I ran into some luck and found some really cool items. Most importantly I found Jolly Bumble Blast at Toys R Us! It’s actually not supposed to […]

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 […]

Boomcast Reveals Yet Another Skylanders Variant: Metallic Shroom Boom

Boomcast Reveals Yet Another Skylanders Variant: Metallic Shroom Boom

I don’t know how we’re going to find all the shelf space for these variants but that Wimpy Kid on the Skylanders Boomcast has revealed another variant figure. That’s right. Another variant figure. What he’s holding in his hand there is the latest installment in the ever expanding list of variants: Metallic Shroom Boom. Much […]

A Brand New Skylanders Variant Appears: Crystal Whirlwind

A Brand New Skylanders Variant Appears: Crystal Whirlwind

Until recently, I’m sure that most of us would have felt confident in saying that we have seen every single Spyro’s Adventure variant figure that has ever been made. Of course that is until you see the latest surprise that Activision is throwing at us: Series 1 Crystal Whirlwind! To date, several of these beauties […]

Skylanders SWAP Force WiiU Bundle Now Available For Preorder

Skylanders SWAP Force WiiU Bundle Now Available For Preorder

Good morning, portalflippers! As previously revealed by a leaked Black Friday ad, the Skylanders SWAP Force WiiU bundle with exclusive Wash Buckler variant is now available for preorder from Gamestop.com.   This bundle, priced at $299.99, will test the resolve of every portalmaster looking to keep their collection complete as it is currently the only […]