Will Skylanders Swap Force be a Holiday Hit?

For those who may not know, Skylanders is big business.  This console game is centered around action figures that you buy and sit on a USB portal which reads a chip in the action figure and makes the character appear in game.  Each character has a little bit of memory so that it stores the characters level and gear on the character itself as well.  Activision has made over $1 billion dollars with the Skylanders … Read more

Disney Infinity – An Interactive Game

Disney has announced their new up and coming game called Disney Infinity which will be looking to take inspiration from Activison’s popular interactive game Skylanders. The game will feature 40 collectible well know Disney figures that when used on the special device will appear on the video game. Disney are making the figures very broad with figures ranging from the Incredibles to Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean. Scheduled to release this June the game wants to allow … Read more

Xbox 360 Review of Skylanders Giants

Skylanders Giants was the number 1 most requested birthday gift from my youngest son who turned 6 in early November.  He and his brother had played the original Skylanders for endless hours and we as parents had forked out for over a dozen separate figures over the months (even won one in a Doritos giveaway). So when Skylanders Giants did come out and was purchased, I was pleasantly surprised to see how much it improves … Read more