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What Do Amiibos Do In What Games?
on October 04, 2015 at 05:10 PM
Nintendo still hasn't fully revealed exactly how amiibos will function across its many games, but we plan on keeping track of their compatibility in this feature. Nintendo’s amiibos differ from comparable toys like Skylanders and Disney Infinity figures in they will work across a collection...
Test Chamber – Skylanders: SuperChargers
on September 20, 2015 at 08:05 AM
We've enjoyed the Skylanders series since its inception, and it's become a reliable source of family entertainment. The latest entry, Skylanders: SuperChargers, adds vehicles to the familiar gameplay, but it seems as though they may have been better off parked in the garage. Take a look at some...
How Did E3 2015’s Toys-To-Life Games Stack Up?
on June 20, 2015 at 09:30 PM
Going into this E3, we knew that there would be at least three big names in the expanding toys-to-life genre. Activision, Disney, and Warner Interactive all showed off their latest games, and they were all playable. Each one is trying something different, but there’s enough commonality to draw...
21 Things You Need To Know About Skylanders: SuperChargers
on June 03, 2015 at 07:00 AM
The toys-to-life category has quietly become one of the biggest success stories in gaming, generating over $4 billion in sales since its introduction in 2011’s runaway hit, Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure. Despite facing stiff competition from the likes of Disney and Nintendo in the years that...
Top 50 Challenge 2014 – Skylanders: Trap Team
on November 28, 2014 at 09:00 AM
I’ve seen too many bad games foisted off on young gamers, shoved aside with the phrase “It’s not good, but kids might like it.” Kids don’t deserve bad games any more than you do, and Skylanders: Trap Team helps prove that they don’t need to settle for them. Learn more...
Fight For The Top 50 2014 – Skylanders: Trap Team
on November 27, 2014 at 09:00 AM
Whittling down all of the year’s releases down to 50 is a difficult – some might say futile – task. The point of today’s challenges are to give editors a reason to spend time with a game that they might not ordinarily play. I can’t think of a better game for our annual Top...
Eleven Things You Need To Know About Skylanders: Trap Team
on April 23, 2014 at 06:02 PM
Come October 5, don’t be surprised if you hear children and adults alike talking excitedly about a tyrannosaurs rex soaring through the sky in a gyrocopter. These people are not crazy; they’re talking about Chopper, one of the new faces featured in Skylanders: Trap Team, the fourth installment...
What's The Future For The Last Generation's Big Franchises?
on March 11, 2014 at 07:33 PM
As this past generation of home consoles prepares to ride off into the sunset, we thought it was an appropriate time to look back at new franchises that defined the past nine years in console gaming – and predict how likely it is they will continue in the future. [Note: this list is in alphabetical...
Game Ideas That Were Crazy Enough To Work
on February 25, 2014 at 03:54 PM
PopCap latest installment in its Plants vs. Zombies franchise was a bit unorthodox, to say the least. Rather than follow up with yet another dose of reliable lawn-defense action, the studio decided to create an action-packed shooter, in the style of a Battlefield or Call of Duty. It’s just the...
Family Gaming On The PlayStation 4
on November 11, 2013 at 08:59 PM
Console launches are often associated with die-hard gamers, and for good reason. Early adopters tend to be the hardest of the hardcore, plunking down hundreds of dollars on hardware that has yet to prove its value. Of course, many of these same people who have the means to spend that kind of cash on...
Feeding The Cash Cows: Activision's Approach To Game Brands
on September 23, 2013 at 03:06 PM
With an origin in the world of creative advertising, the current CEO of Activision Publishing Eric Hirshberg has a unique perspective on the gaming industry. While talking to Hirshberg about the upcoming Call of Duty: Ghosts, we also spoke with him about his roots in advertising and what lessons he is...
Disney Infinity’s Extra Content Is On Disc, And It's No Big Deal
on January 25, 2013 at 12:18 PM
I was poking around online this morning when I saw this story . The gist of it is that Disney Infinity includes all of the game’s upcoming content on the disc, which a Disney rep says might mean that hackers could uncover it ahead of schedule. Considering Infinity’s ultimate goal of timing...
Your Field Guide To Skylanders
on December 06, 2012 at 09:00 PM
Update: The release of Skylanders Giants in October introduced 16 new characters to the Skylanders’ Roster. The Giants list contains the characters’ official bios and their availability. They are also grouped according to their elemental types like the original list for the Spyro’s...
Game Music Spotlight: Lorne Balfe
on October 08, 2012 at 01:00 PM
Lorne Balfe, who created the music for Activision’s upcoming Skylanders Giants, has a diverse resume in both video game and film, including such projects as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Skylanders, and Megamind . In the second of our Game Music Spotlight features, we interview Balfe about his...
George Washington, Gaming's Next Secret Ingredient?
on March 09, 2012 at 03:22 PM
It may seem a little strange, but George Washington has been cropping up everywhere in games these days. Our first president is an important figure in Ubisoft's upcoming Assassin's Creed 3 , and a clockwork version of Mr. Washington is one of the new enemy types in BioShock Infinite . Don't...
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