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Skylanders Giants
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Skylanders Giants

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Overall 8
8.0

Skylanders Giants (Xbox360)

EL33TONLINE
20 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Skylanders is ‘the new thing.’ It’s a cultural phenomenon and, dare I say it, the new Pokémon – it’s definitely a ‘giant’ franchise. Activision recently released Skylanders: Giants, the sequel to the successful Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure, and it’s bigger and better in almost every way than its...
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Overall 8
8.0

Skylanders Giants Review

blastmagazine.com
10 December 2012
  • Excerpt: When Activision acquired the rights to the original PlayStation series, Spyro the Dragon, they had their work cut out for them. First released by Sony for the original PlayStation in 1998, Spyro the Dragon was a great game with charming characters, settings, and music.
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 5
5.0
Sound 8
8.0

Skylanders Giants – Review (Xbox 360)

Gametactics
13 November 2012
  • Conclusion: Skylanders Giants is a solid addition to the franchise but the shortcomings keep it from it’s full potential.
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Overall 8
8.0

Skylanders Giants

True achievements
23 October 2012
  • Conclusion: I don't like to do scoring as i think it's a bad way to review a game, sorry if you was looking for one but to sum up it's bigger,better and more adventurous than the first! All video content are sources i have used and in no way want to take credit for them, all rights and credit go to the video...
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Overall 9
8.5

Xbox 360 Review - 'Skylanders Giants'

WorthPlaying
22 October 2012
  • Summary: Skylanders Giants uniquely combines collectible real-world toys with an epic virtual game world, creating a new platform for communal play that was embraced by parents and kids everywhere.
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Overall 8
8.0

A Small Step For Giants

Game Informer
18 October 2012
  • Conclusion: Concept: A direct sequel that adds larger characters but recycles most of the gameplay concepts Graphics: Outside of the creative character designs, not much catches the eye. In-game cutscene animations are once again lacking, and the worlds don’t offer many noteworthy sights Sound: A catchy score...
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Overall 9
8.5

Skylanders Giants is a kinder, gentler Diablo (review)

VentureBeat
18 October 2012
  • Conclusion: If Activision and Toys for Bob can expand and develop Skylanders’ depth for every release and maintain toy compatibility, then a new game every year doesn’t sound half bad. Skylanders Giants adds much-needed depth to the previous game’s design and encourages you to play repeatedly by offering new...
  • Pros: Level design The first Skylanders game was very pretty, but many levels felt too short or too simple. Giants answers this by introducing sweeping, multistage worlds full of hidden pathways and tricky puzzles. One of the biggest changes is that characters can now go inside of buildings. You never ...
  • Cons: Video quality Something is terribly wrong with the cutscenes in the Xbox 360 version of Skylanders Giants. Prerendered video, in theory, should look better than regular gameplay, but cutscenes in Giants looks incredibly grainy and over-compressed. I’m not sure if this is something Activision can ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Skylanders Giants

GamingTrend
16 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure came out of nowhere last year to become the hottest selling toy of the holiday season. It sold out in droves, forcing parents to pay high scalper fees in order to sate their kids’ desires come Christmas time.
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Overall 8
8.0

Skylanders Giants Review

MMGN
11 May 2012
  • Summary: Are giants enough to warrant a sequel?
  • Pros: + Giants open up gameplay possibilities, + Old figurines work with the new game, + Addition of internal environments, + More fun gameplay awaits
  • Cons: - Story is weak, - No jump abilities
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 5
5.0
Lifespan 10
10

Review-Xbox 360: Skylanders: Giants

Playstadium
29 November 2012
  • Excerpt: En af de bedste børnespil sidste år, hvis ikke nogensinde, er tilbage, og denne gang er alting større, men er det også bedre, eller er gassen gået af kombinationen af legetøj og videospil? Vi har spillet og leget med Skylanders, og du kan læse det hele indenfor.
  • Pros: : Over grafik i 1080p og over ”Himmelsten”-minispillet., : At mellemsekvenserne også var renderet i fuld 1080p frem for at være dårligt opskaleret.
  • Cons: : Over en særdeles uinspireret og ikke særlig velfortalt historie.
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