Tag Archives: Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure
Fri, Jan 11, 2013 | 13:53 GMT
Skylanders – the toy-based game franchise from developer Toys For Bob and publisher Activision has amassed a whopping $500 million in US sales since the original game Spyro’s Adventure launched in 2011.
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 | 08:11 BST
Activision product specialist Noah Kircher-Allen has said the phenomenal success of toy and game combo Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure took even the publisher by surprise.
Fri, Jun 01, 2012 | 14:37 BST
Activision has announced Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure was the number one, best-selling console and handheld video game title between January and April 30, 2012 worldwide based on revenue inclusive of toys and accessories, according to NPD Group, GfK, Charttrack and Activision internal estimates. The game was released in October.
Thu, Apr 05, 2012 | 01:57 BST
Some Gamestop outlets are reportedly accepting trade-ins on used Skylanders toys.
Tue, Mar 06, 2012 | 15:06 GMT
Lightning Rod, Zook, and Sunburn are joining the Skylanders roster of available element characters.
Tue, Feb 07, 2012 | 15:44 GMT
Activision has announced Skylanders Giants, a follow-up to the kids’ IP Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure, which will debut at the North American International Toy Fair next week in New York.
Thu, Feb 02, 2012 | 08:15 GMT
Activision’s launched two new characters for Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure, as well as a new content pack called Empire of Ice. The new characters introduced are Cynder and Double Trouble. Cynder is a a dragon of the undead element whose “dark powers flow through her due to her difficult past,” although is said to be making amends. Double Trouble was previously a adept spellcaster, but now comes from the magic element. Another character coming is Slam Bam, a “yeti-abominable-snowman-looking guy,” who has yeti fists and ice prison attacks.
More details here.
Mon, Dec 19, 2011 | 08:05 GMT
Activision’s lifted the veil on Skylanders: Spyro’s Universe, an MMO version of Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure. The title will introduce Skylands players are able to customise, a way to introduce physical figures from Spyro’s Adventure into the world and mini-games that totally aren’t Angry Birds. There’s a trailer for it below the break via Joystiq, while those looking to get into the beta can sign up here.
Wed, Nov 09, 2011 | 00:14 GMT
Activision Blizzard boasted record-breaking digital channel earnings over the past three months, driving a Q3 2011.
Mon, Nov 07, 2011 | 11:07 GMT
“We were looking for a new way to reinvigorate [the series] and [our developers] came to the table with this idea of bringing physical toys to the game, and that got everyone’s imaginations firing. It took what was a smallish, moderately ambitious project and turned it into a larger one.” – Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg, speaking to Gamasutra on how it brought Spyro back with Skylanders.
Thu, Oct 13, 2011 | 02:37 BST
The final trailer for Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventures evokes the nostalgia of Saturday morning cartoon marathons.
Thu, Oct 13, 2011 | 02:26 BST
Toys “R” Us has released its annual Holiday Hot Toy List for 2011, and out of the 36 items that will the most popular this season and have parents getting in fist fights over, the only video game to make the list was Activision’s Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure.
Fri, Aug 19, 2011 | 22:16 BST
It’s time for a second round of shorts to get the weekend started. Some of you have already started the weekend. Just don’t pass out, or you could get pranked.
Thu, Dec 08, 2011 | 04:30 GMT
Time for some more shorts to get you ready for Friday. Just think: when you wake up tomorrow, your work week will be almost over. Isn’t that grand?
Fri, Aug 05, 2011 | 07:41 BST
The weekend is here, Australians! Swallow these last little nibbles and punch out.
Mon, Jun 06, 2011 | 14:44 BST
Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure will be “first-ever cross-platform gameplay experience,” says Activision
Activision has announced Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure will will be “first-ever cross-platform gameplay experience” across 3DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360, and a variety of mobile devices as well as through the web.
Mon, Jun 06, 2011 | 12:22 BST
Activision’s just announced in an email confirming its E3 line-up that the open beta for Call of Duty: Elite will begin on July 14.
Tue, May 31, 2011 | 07:34 BST
Skylander: Spyro’s Adventure is exactly what it looks like: wish fulfilment for kids who wanted their toys to come to life.
Fri, Feb 11, 2011 | 16:29 GMT