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Skylanders franchise reaches $2bn in sales worldwide

Activision has announced the Skylanders series has grossed more than $2bn worldwide. The publisher revealed the milestone during its annual investor call, adding that the figure is current as of December 31st – the end of Activison’s previous quarter. The series surpassed $1.5bn in retail sales as of August 2013, …

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Disney Infinity reaches 3m units sold

Disney Infinity has moved 3m starter packs since its launch, Disney Interactive has announced. President of Disney Interactive Jimmy Pitaro revealed the figure to the New York Times, following the game’s inclusion in the latest NPD monthly report. We’re thrilled that families and gamers alike have embraced Disney Infinity,” Pitaro …

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Smyths Toys announces Skylanders trade-in

Skylanders fans can now trade-in their old Portals of Power at Smyths Toys. From today customers can swap their old Portals for a 10 voucher that can be used against the Skylanders: Swap Force Starter Pack or any Swap Force figures. Each new addition in the series comes with its …

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Exclusive Skylander Figure available at Asda

To celebrate the release of Skylanders SWAP Force, Asda will be selling an exclusive figurine. The limited edition Enchanted Hoot Loop figurine will go on sale for 13 alongside the new game on October 18th. The Skylanders SWAP Force starter pack will be selling for 52. More than 250 character …

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Call of Duty leads Activision’s six-strong Wii U line-up

Third party support for Nintendo’s new console has been erratic at best, but Activision has confirmed it will support Wii U with six titles this autumn, including Call of Duty: Ghosts. The publisher has already said that it will be bringing its next blockbuster shooter to Wii U, but has …

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Activision on why Skylanders isn’t afraid of Disney Infinity

Skylanders is the best selling video game this year, so perhaps it was inevitable that a kids giant like Disney would try to take a cut of the market. MCV asks Skylanders business unit VP Joshua Taub and VP of marketing John Coyne what they are doing in response. And …

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No Skylanders movie or cartoon, says Activision

Publisher Activision has ended hopes of a Skylanders cartoon or movie. Speaking to MCV, the firm says that the video game ‘is the entertainment’ and that the regular release of new toys is the best way to keep kids engaged. Kids, when they see the new toys, it is a …

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Target achieved: Skylanders is a $1bn franchise

The Skylanders series has now reached $1bn in just 15 months. That’s according to Activision, which has combined sales of toys, accessories, Spyro’s Adventure and Skylanders Giants. It follows Activision chief Bobby Kotick’s pledge to create a new $1bn franchise out of the toy series. The firm says its toy …

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Third Skylanders features transforming toys

The third game in the Skylanders phenomenon features characters that can transform. Skylanders: Swap Force comes with 50 new toys, 16 of which can be split in two and mixed together to form different Skylanders combinations. In a demo shown to MCV, a water character called Wash Buckler was given …

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