Summary: When Skylanders: Swap Force hit retail in mid-October, it was inevitable that there would be new expansion packs coming. We didn’t have to wait long, as both the Fiery Forge Battle Pack and the Tower of Time Adventure Pack came along within a few weeks of launch.
Excerpt: Skylanders: Swap Force is the next great addition to the Skylanders family and I, for one could not be happier. From what I can tell a great deal of thought and creativity has gone into the new episode following on from its predecessors, Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventures and Skylanders: Giants.
Conclusion: — There’s a lot to like about Skylanders Swap Force, from the uniqueness of swapping characters to the mini-game longevity of Swap Force Challenges. Activision continues to set the bar high for this series.
Excerpt: Even after the return of the Skylanders, including the imposing Giants, Kaos refuses to let his defeats stop his evil plans. Now he has discovered a way to turn anything evil, via a crystal powered weapon he calls The Evilizer.
Is Skylanders Swap Force a force for good, a force for evil, or something else?
Quarter to Three
28 October 2013
Excerpt: Bear with me for a bit, because this is going to get ugly. I have some serious reservations about Skylanders: Swap Force. Serious enough that I think they belong at the beginning of any conversation about this game, or “game”, or business model for selling figures.
Summary: So it seems that Activision have yet another year where Skylanders should be on top of every child’s wishlist from Father Christmas. There really aren’t enough inclusive video games out there these days, and there are even fewer aimed at children that aren’t just plain bad, or full of bugs and...
Excerpt: I might have missed out on the initial Skylanders hype train, but after two years of well-regarded and successful games, I'm finally getting bitten by this addictive franchise. If you haven't heard about how this works, Skylanders is a Disney-styled cartoony action adventure game with tons of cool...
Summary: As I eased into the third game of the Skylanders franchise, I had a wave of familiarity come over me, as if I just reconnected with an old friend and we picked back up like they had never left.
Excerpt: Skylanders SWAP Force is Activision Blizzard's newest release in their highly popular toys meets video games franchise. While the previous release introduces Giants that were far larger than any other Skylanders creature before them, Skylanders SWAP Force features a brand new cast of characters that...