Entries in 'skylanders' (76)

More Skylanders products head to retail

More Skylanders products head to retail

A huge array of new licensed Skylanders products will hit retail this summer.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 24th 2013 at 3:04PM in News
MCV AWARDS 2013: Skylanders and trade marketing wins for Activision

MCV AWARDS 2013: Skylanders and trade marketing wins for Activision

Activision won twice at the MCV Awards last night. 

Michael French
by Michael French
on Apr 19th 2013 at 11:58AM in News
Asda secures exclusive Skylanders toy

Asda secures exclusive Skylanders toy

A new Skylander figurine hits shelves next week, and it's exclusive to Asda.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 28th 2013 at 1:04PM in News
Hasbro wants in on the Skylanders/Disney Infinity party

Hasbro wants in on the Skylanders/Disney Infinity party

First there was Skylanders, then Disney Infinity was announced - and now Hasbro has entered the new 'toys to life' category.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 14th 2013 at 3:07PM in News

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Target achieved: Skylanders is a $1bn franchise

Target achieved: Skylanders is a $1bn franchise

The Skylanders series has now reached $1bn in just 15 months.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 11th 2013 at 5:47PM in News
Activision 'disappointed' with Wii U launch

Activision 'disappointed' with Wii U launch

Outspoken CEO Bobby Kotick has admitted that his company Activision Blizzard had expected Wii U do fare better than it has for in its short life in the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2013 at 9:11AM in News
Activision Blizzard posts record revenue, lowers expectation for CoD 2013

Activision Blizzard posts record revenue, lowers expectation for CoD 2013

Activision Blizzard has released its full year financial report for 2012, recording revenue of $4.8bn thanks to Call of Duty, Diablo, and Skylanders.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 8th 2013 at 6:40AM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

ANZ Skylanders sales revealed this week, while Harvey Norman co-owner puts his foot in it with unthinking games comments.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Feb 8th 2013 at 6:02AM in News

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Third Skylanders features transforming toys

Third Skylanders features transforming toys

The third game in the Skylanders phenomenon features characters that can transform.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 5th 2013 at 7:15AM in News
Activision: Skylanders proves there is growth at retail

Activision: Skylanders proves there is growth at retail

The phenomenal sales of Skylanders proves there’s strength left in the High Street, says Activision.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 24th 2013 at 12:44PM in News
Skylanders toys make up 25% of UK accessories market

Skylanders toys make up 25% of UK accessories market

25 per cent of all accessories sold in the UK last year were Skylanders toys.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 9:38AM in News
In this week's MCV: Disney vs Activision as toy war heats up

In this week's MCV: Disney vs Activision as toy war heats up

This week's MCV is now available to view online – and it features Disney vs Activision as the battle for video game toys begins.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 17th 2013 at 11:36AM in News

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Activision "flattered" by Disney Infinity

Activision "flattered" by Disney Infinity

Not even Disney execs would deny the ‘inspiration’ the company took from Activision’s Skylanders when thrashing out its design for Disney Infinity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2013 at 10:48AM in News
Activision toasts another blockbuster franchise: Skylanders passes $500m US gross

Activision toasts another blockbuster franchise: Skylanders passes $500m US gross

Call of Duty publisher is making good on its promise to create another billion dollar franchise. 

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 11th 2013 at 1:39PM in News
UNCOVERED: The Top Ten best selling Skylanders

UNCOVERED: The Top Ten best selling Skylanders

Over 6m Skylanders figures were sold in the UK last year, GfK Chart-Track figures reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 11th 2013 at 12:49PM in News
WH Smith back in the game with Wonderbook

WH Smith back in the game with Wonderbook

It gave up on video games in 2010, but now WH Smith is back on board… sort of.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 30th 2012 at 2:50PM in News

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'It's easy to build video game concessions in HMV'

'It's easy to build video game concessions in HMV'

Fancy opening a Wii U, Tomb Raider or Angry Birds shop? What about a space dedicated to The Sims?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 27th 2012 at 3:02PM in News
Skylanders iPhone game heads to retail

Skylanders iPhone game heads to retail

There are two Skylanders mobile games in the works, and one is even heading to the High Street.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 20th 2012 at 5:41PM in News
HMV opens Skylanders concession stores

HMV opens Skylanders concession stores

Activision has opened special Skylanders concessions in three HMV stores.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 1st 2012 at 12:51PM in News
Activision reveals social games platform Activate

Activision reveals social games platform Activate

Activision Blizzard has unveiled Activate, a new social gaming platform for mobile devices.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 30th 2012 at 2:56PM in News
One Giant leap - The Return of Skylanders

One Giant leap - The Return of Skylanders

It is a myth that the market for kids’ video games is declining.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 26th 2012 at 1:07PM in News
FIFA 13 claims 4th No.1; Skylanders Giants debuts in 2nd

FIFA 13 claims 4th No.1; Skylanders Giants debuts in 2nd

EA’s powerhouse FIFA franchise remains No.1 in the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats UK charts for a fourth week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2012 at 8:52AM in News
Skylanders invades London Zoo

Skylanders invades London Zoo

The sequel to 2012’s biggest selling kids game is taking over London Zoo.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 19th 2012 at 12:24PM in News
GAME Stores opening early for Skylanders launch

GAME Stores opening early for Skylanders launch

GAME is opening its doors before school to celebrate the launch of Activision's Skylanders Giants.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2012 at 1:07PM in News
Giant sales expected for Skylanders sequel

Giant sales expected for Skylanders sequel

The biggest toy craze of the past 12 months is ready to rock toy retail all over again.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 5th 2012 at 12:07PM in News