Skylanders Swap Force Jolly Bumble Blast figure is out in stores now — he is a holiday variant to the standard Bumble Blast figure which currently comes with the Fiery Forge pack. Jolly Bumble Blast’s abilities are the same as standard Bumble Blast – however he now has a Christmas-look to him with the change in colors. Jolly Bumble Blast also unlocks the ‘Jolly Hat’ which can be used on other Skylanders — as far as we know using Jolly Bumble Blast is the only way to unlock the ‘Jolly Hat’. Jolly Bumble Blast for Skylanders Swap Force retails for
GameStop sent out an email earlier today announcing they’ll be carrying a new Skylanders Swap Force figure available for sale Dec 7, 2013. The image was purposely blurred out but clever Skylanders collectors can easily tell that the figure will be the as-yet-released Skylanders Jolly Bumble Blast variant. No information yet on if this figure can be pre-ordered or purchased online or not.
If you are familiar with COIN-OP TV then you probably already know we’re big fans of the Skylanders franchise. What Skylanders offers to kids and gamers is a unique experience in collecting toys that are cleverly incorporated into a fantastically fun video game experience. Both Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure and its sequel Skylanders Giants were excellent entrees into the franchise but Skylanders Swap Force takes things to the next level by upping the graphics and expanding upon the storyline and characters. Skylanders Swap Force was developed by Vicarious Visions who was previously handling the Nintendo 3DS and iOS versions of Skylanders
Have you heard the Skylanders Swap Force Bop Song yet?? Get ready to snap your fingers!
Skylanders Swap Force is out now and we’ll be rolling out continuous coverage throughout the year on the game and its figures. Our series of Skylanders 101 is a good way to see the powers and abilities of each figure so you can help figure out which figures may fit best for your game playing style! For the first week we are kicking off with Wash Buckler and Blast Zone two figures from the Skylanders Swap Force starter pack – both with tons of fun abilities and attacks — enjoy!
Big weekend for Skylanders fans as we see the release of Skylanders Swap Force Oct 13, 2013 in the U.S. It can be tricky trying to keep track of which stores are selling what figures and some shops even have their own variants. Toys R Us is having a midnight release in stores across the U.S. and will feature two pretty good deals – first at TRU they’re doing a buy one get one 40% off and if you spend over $100 on Skylanders figures and accessories you’ll get a free special Green Metallic Gill Grunt figure. Toys R Us
COIN-OP TV’s Robert Welkner was a guest over the weekend on Smosh Games to debate Disney Infinity versus Skylanders Swap Force. Smosh Games is part of the Alloy Network and one of the fastest growing YouTube channels with over 3 Million Subscribers. Robert Welkner also did a casual video interview with the Smosh Games team while on location asking them things like favorite pizza and comic book movies – enjoy!
We’ve been keeping tabs on all things Skylanders for the last two years and it was only until recently that multiple license deals were made with the franchise. Thus far most Skylanders merchandise has been of high quality – you get the sense that Activision has their hands in all decision making. Last week we showed off the Skylanders Monopoly game with a full detailed unboxing video — this week we’re back to exploring Skylanders Giants stickers from RoomMates Decor. RoomMates Decor makes stickers and wall decals of all shapes and sizes and their quality and level of detail is
USAopoly makes franchise branded versions of the board game Monopoly. Their most recent creation is the Skylanders Monopoly game. Skylanders Monopoly comes with 6 collectible pieces/tokens to use in the game, a fully detailed board to play on including a rather ‘happy Kaos‘ with no sign of Eon and property as characters in the game with Thumpback being the most valuable replacing Boardwalk. Like most other licensed Monopoly games – this one retains the four original Monopoly corners in ‘GO’, ‘Jail’, ‘Free Parking’ and ‘Go To Jail’. The game is a mixture of characters from the original game Skylanders Spryo’s