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Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure trailer thrown to Earth

How did the tangible toy components of Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure come to be in our world? We were pretty sure they were manufactured in a factory, or perhaps even a lab. According to the trailer above, however, they were teleported here to rot in an inescapable, earthen prison. Fun!...

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Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure preview: Babes in toyland

Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure is one of those things that's tough to explain in preview text, but easy to understand once you've seen it in action. It starts with a series of real-life plastic toy characters, 32 in all, molded in the style of Spyro the Dragon and his friends, old and new. These...

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Have a look at the heroes of Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure

There are 32 different toys-turned-characters in Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure, and the videos posted after the break will introduce you to seven of them, from the hack-and-slash undead knight Chop Chop to the gemstone brawler Prism Break and the blue dragon caster Zap. Each character, as you'll...

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What's in a Name: Toys for Bob

Toys for Bob's Paul Reiche III, co-creator of the Star Control series and Pandemonium, lets us in on the thinking behind his studio's name. Whenever you're putting together a studio, right, it's like name, t-shirt, and then let's do the contract. So Fred [Ford] and I had formed a partnership...

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Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure announced, incorporates augmented reality

Augmented reality dragons. Have you ever heard such a completely radical combination of words in your entire life? Activision and developer Toys for Bob are banking on the novelty of that concept to make their recently announced franchise reboot, Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure, a hit. Here's the...

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