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 [...]
Quick heads up to confirm the Skylanders Giants Scorpian Striker Battle Pack is available now at GameStop featuring Hot Dog (a new Skylanders Giants fire element), Zap (reposed series 2 water element) and the Scorpion Striker Catapult. The three-pack retails for $24.95 and is supposed to be an exclusive to GameStop for 30 days but [...]
Skylanders Giants 'Granite Crusher' is one of those variant figures (Target Exclusive) that actually looks different in the game as well as the toy/figure itself. What makes Crusher fun to play - he's an earth element giant, has a huge hammer and is voiced by actor Kevin Sorbo (of Hercules fame). Here's some tips on [...]
'He shoots, he spores!' Yes, Shroomboom is one of the more whacky new Skylanders Giants to enter the mix and here's a little gameplay walkthrough to help you become a better portal master! This life element is available now in the Dragonfire Canon Battle Pack, individually and as a Lightcore version of the figure.
Probably one of the most popular of the new Skylanders Giants characters is Pop Fizz and you can get him in three different versions - there's regular (blue) Pop Fizz which comes in a single and three-pack, the (red) Punch Pop Fizz comes in the Nintendo 3DS bundle and soon to be released Lightcore Pop [...]
Skylanders Battlegrounds is an iOS game for mobile based on the hugely popular Skylanders franchise. A starter kit for Battlegrounds includes three figures, a treasure chest and wireless bluetooth 'Portal of Power' that interfaces the toys into the game. GameStop is currently carrying an 'exclusive' starter kit which includes a series 1 repainted Royal Double [...]
Robert Welkner of COIN-OP TV had a chance to visit the Toys For Bob headquarters in San Francisco and came away with tons of behind the scenes video and stills from the event! Skylanders Giants comes out next week and is expected to be an even bigger hit this holiday season then the previous game [...]
Skylanders Giants will have its first adventure pack expansion by way of Gamestop called Golden Dragonfire Cannon Battle Pack. Details are pretty slim thus far but from the packaging it appears to include series 2 (reposed) version of Chop Chop, Shroomboom (a new life element) and the Cannon itself which will presumably be used to unlock the [...]
Skylanders Cake - no not the video game but actual fun yummy baking! Watch the video below to find out who's got the best Skylanders Cakes - try not to go hungry while watching! Best Skylanders Cakes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1INgNDfM5hA
Skylanders 101 tips with Robert Welkner from COIN-OP TV. Breaking down the characters and abilities from the hit Activision video game Skylanders Spyro's Adventure - this episode features Gill Grunt!