Tag Archives: Skylanders
Thu, Sep 05, 2013 | 11:30 BST
Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg has stressed that the notion that all the publisher wants to do is push out a new Call of Duty each year is a “false narrative”, and that the company is open to taking risks.
Sat, Aug 24, 2013 | 20:49 BST
Skylanders only continues to get bigger, and Swap Force characters are coming soon to burn a hole in your wallet. New gameplay footage has been revealed at Gamescom that looks at Grilla Drilla, Boom Jet, Slobber Tooth and Zoo Lou. Check them out after the break courtesy of Neoseekers.
Sun, Feb 10, 2013 | 16:36 GMT
Activision announced during its Toy Fair 2013 press conference that the Skylanders franchise has surpassed $500 million in revenue, and over 100 million toys have been sold. The sell-through is the fastest such a milestone has been reached by kid’s games, including WWE and Star Wars. During the Toy Fair, Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg revealed that Skylanders Giants sold over $195 million in the US since its holiday release. He also introduced Skylanders: Swap Force, which was announced earlier this week. You can watch the presentation of the later below.
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 | 16:11 GMT
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Sun, Jan 06, 2013 | 23:52 GMT
Crash Bandicoot has been spotted lurking in the background of a photo taken at Skylanders developer Vicarious Visions.
Thu, Nov 01, 2012 | 13:38 GMT
Activision has unveiled special concessions that will exclusively sell Skylanders-themed material in three HMV stores.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 | 09:19 BST
Activision Blizzard has posted its Q2 financials, showing a drop-off in Call of Duty sales and World of Warcraft subscription revenue. However, Diablo 3 and Skylanders have rocketed to the top of the publisher’s financial list.
Tue, Aug 14, 2012 | 05:31 BST
Activision is backing Skylanders as a franchise equally as lucrative as Call of Duty, and will use a similar approach to grow the kid-friendly property.
Fri, May 11, 2012 | 09:33 BST
NPD has released its report for April 2012 retail sales in the US, outlining one of the sharpest declines in industry sales in recent years.
Thu, Apr 05, 2012 | 01:57 BST
Some Gamestop outlets are reportedly accepting trade-ins on used Skylanders toys.
Tue, Mar 13, 2012 | 03:10 GMT
Prior to adopting its highly successful, kid-friendly toy range approach, the reboot of Spyro the Dragon was going to be an edgy, grown up affair.
Thu, Mar 01, 2012 | 22:21 GMT
Vivendi has revealed a year-over-year profit increase thanks to Activision-Blizzard’s “exceptional profitability” with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and the publisher’s 2011 financial performance.
Tue, Jan 24, 2012 | 12:30 GMT
Internet sleuths have uncovered what may be clues to the next Skylanders game.
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, Feb 11, 2011 | 16:29 GMT