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  • Blog Post: Skylanders Outselling All Other Action Figures

    The booming toy sales are just one part of a wider success story for Activision's kid-focused gaming series. A new press release from Activision claims that Skylanders toys are outselling all other action figures in the US in 2013, according to the US NPD Group and internal Activision numbers. Including... More
  • Blog Post: Activision Announces Impressive 2012 Sales Numbers

    Activision Blizzard released its 2012 calendar year financials today, and defied the slumping game market with impressive sales numbers. CEO Bobby Kotick said, “We are very pleased to report that Activision Blizzard delivered the best performance in its history. With better-than-expected net revenues... More
  • Blog Post: Skylanders Reaches 100 Million Toys Sold

    The Skylanders franchise has proven to be quite popular for Activision, with over 100 million toys being sold in the U.S. Over $500 million in total revenue has been made from the video game and collectible toys. The announcement was made at Activision’s Toy Fair 2013 press conference, where it... More
  • Blog Post: The Wii Bundles Keep Coming

    Nintendo has announced two new hardware/software configurations for the aging console, a little more than a week after revealing another bundle. These two new packages each includes third-party game, and in one case, a blue console. One of the packages includes the system and a copy of the latest entry... More
  • Blog Post: Here Are All The Skylanders Giants Figures That Will Be Available At Launch

    Skylanders Giants is releasing tomorrow October 21, and we've got the full list of figures that will be available when the game launches. You can check out the full list below, along with the retailer exclusives. Wave 1 figures available at launch: Tree Rex Giant (Included in starter pack) Jet Vac... More
  • Blog Post: Wii U Launch Games

    Nintendo's Wii U hits shelves on November 18, and has an impressive launch lineup in tow. Nintendo today announced that 23 different games will be available on day one, including Super Mario Bros. U, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and Assassin's Creed III. Nintendo also lists Pikmin 3, Rayman Legends... More
  • Blog Post: Exclusive Skylanders Giants Battle Pack

    Activision and Skylanders Giants developer Toys for Bob are offering the Golden Dragonfire Cannon Battle Pack* exclusively at retailer GameStop. The limited edition pack contains the series 2 version of Chop Chop, Shroomboom, and the Golden Dragonfire Cannon – which unlocks an exclusive in-game... More
  • Blog Post: [Updated With Video] Activision Announces Skylanders Giants

    At the upcoming Toy Fair in New York, Activision will be showing a new game featuring giant-sized Skylanders figures. The new game is called, appropriately, Skylanders Giants, and will showcase eight new collectible figures in the Skylanders Giants line (pictured above), which will feature unique powers... More
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