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FIFA fo fum, we see sales of Skylanders to English mums

Welcome to the fourth consecutive week of FIFA 13 topping the UK Charts. No need to feign surprise. Also, don't expect FIFA's run to end by next week, unless Medal of Honor: Warfighter shocks and awes us all. Then again... there's always Forza: Horizon. Racing games can be a wild card on the UK...

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Toys R Us exclusive: Legendary Skylanders Giants figures, alternate versions of others

Skylanders Giants launches October 21, and if you're in the market for some elite figures, you may want to hit up your local Toys R Us. The retailer has the exclusive rights to sell a limited edition 'Legendary' series of Skylanders Giants figurines with special in-game abilities. Toys R Us is also...

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Skylanders Giants review: Big toys, small changes

Of all the good fortune I've been afforded in my life, little compares with the joy of becoming a parent. That probably goes without saying. However, being able to justify the ludicrous cash outlay that comes in the pursuit of a hobby was, for me at least, an unexpected side benefit of having a...

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Report: 'Skylanders Battlegrounds' somehow fits Giants on iOS

An image of the Skylanders Battlegrounds mobile starter pack points to the Skylanders series – as we know it, with a portal – coming to iOS devices. The pack includes three Skylanders characters and a treasure chest, along with a connection portal. It's not clear whether the portal uses...

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These Skylanders Giants videos and screens are larger than life

These two new Skylanders: Giants videos give a glimpse of action while also bringing new characters to the mix. The first video (above) introduces Chill, an elf that seems to enjoy throwing sharp objects. Skylanders: Giants will hit retail shelves on October 21 for PS3, Wii, PC, Xbox 360, and 3DS....

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Skylanders Giants enters retail portals on Oct. 21

Your Skylanders are about to get a whole lot bigger. Activision has revealed that Skylanders Giants will launch on October 21 (October 19 in the UK, says CVG). Of course, that means that not only will the game launch in October, but so will a host of new Skylanders toys. That includes the likes of...

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Activision talks Skylanders Giants and the future of the franchise

We had a quick chat with Mike Graham, a design producer at Activision, about Toys for Bob's extremely popular Skylanders franchise, and the second release in the series, Skylanders Giants. Graham kindly let us in on the reasoning behind the new game and bigger toys, and what other possibilities...

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Skylanders creative lead eying Wii U's NFC for the future; mobile game explained

"Giants is the idea for the future," Toys for Bob CEO and development lead Paul Reiche III told me during an interview this morning, just ahead of this weekend's Toy Fair 2012. His company's latest project, Skylanders, is up for an award at the big show, not to mention an award or two at DICE 2012...

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Skylanders Giants will not require new Portal, mobile apps coming, Toys R Us to have exclusive figures [update]

More details about Skylanders Giants are coming in from the event currently taking place in New York. First and foremost, the new game will require a new Portal (i.e. "the thing you put Skylanders toys on") in order to recognize the new giant characters. Said Portal will accommodate up to two giant...

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Activision announces Skylanders Giants, featuring giant Skylanders [update: Trailer, screens and figures]

Last month, domains for "Skylanders Giants" appeared, followed by a lot of cryptic teases from a "SkylandersGiant" Twitter account. Today, Activision and developer Toys for Bob have revealed that Skylanders: Giants is actually a full sequel to the game released last year. Alongside the new game...

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