Skylanders is an extremely popular toys-to-life video game series by Activision, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, Wii, 3DS and tablets. Since its release in 2011 with Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure, it has released another five games with their newest game released in 2015. Skylanders SuperChargers promises to have more room for exploring, better methods of transportation & an even larger list of playable character figures, which makes this game the one you just don't want to miss out on!
Skylanders is a critically acclaimed video game franchise which uses character figures that are placed on a 'Portal of Power', which allows you to 'Bring Toys to Life' by teleporting real-world toys directly into the game for you to control as a playable character.
Skylanders SuperChargers was released on 25th September 2015 and expands on the franchise in many ways, including the addition of vehicles. Explore the world of Skylands like never before by navigating the mountains, the skies and the deep waters, with highly detailed vehicles featuring moving parts which will come to life via the 'Portal of Power' in the game. This is an amazing & completely new way for players to experience the magic of Skylands.
Before you go ahead and buy Skylanders SuperChargers, be sure to check out the trailer below (if you've not seen it already).
The Skylanders series is the #1 highest-selling kids video game franchise sold globally - for a third year in a row! As Skylanders are the creators of toys-to-life games - it's understandable to see why they still the leading series in the toys-to-life category.
Skylanders was the first video game series to use figures as a new way of gaming. Since its release, Nintendo, Disney & Warner Bros have all followed the success of Skylanders to produce their own toys-to-life games - which unsurprisingly are also just as popular. The toys-to-life games which have been built on the success of Skylanders are: Amiibo, Disney Infinity and more recently, Lego Dimensions. But what makes Skylanders unique?
There are ten elemental categories to which a Skylander can belong to, these are: Earth, Air, Fire, Water, Magic, Life, Tech, and Undead. As of Skylanders: Trap Team, the two new elements are: Light and Dark. The element your character falls in determines its appearance, skills & abilities.
The most recognisable Skylander is Spyro the Dragon. This magical purple dragon has been entertaining us since 1998 with over ten Spyro games across multiple platforms. Spyro the Dragon (voiced by Josh Keaton) has been in all five Skylanders games and is the number one defender of Skylanders.
So far, there are five Skylanders games available to buy, if you're confused about which one you want, here's some more information on each game!
With the fate of the world heading for turmoil and the heroes banished from Skylands, it is up to you as the new portal master to return order to the world. Join the Skylanders at the beginning of their epic saga to restore the Core of Light and stop Kaos in his tracks along with his army of darkness.
Here we discover the history of Skylands with the release of Skylanders: Giants when our heroes are sent back in time to uncover the hidden secrets of the Skylands' past; as their glorious leader, their fate is in your hands. Following the game's unveil came the introduction of 5 new waves of Skylanders figures adding a whopping 46 new characters to the game!
In an attempt to save the Skylands, our new team of Skylanders suffered the unpleasant misfortune of being blasted apart and being sent to earth. This did however give them the ever-so-useful ability to swap powers in order to achieve feats they would otherwise be incapable of achieving. As their Portal Master, it is once again down to you to save Skylands. Mix and match your character's abilities with interchangeable legs and torsos.
The Skylands were once under the tyrannical rule of a band of villains known as the Doom Raiders, this was until their authority was challenged and they were locked up in the Cloudcracker Prison by the Trap Masters. It is now present day and Kaos has released them from many years of incarceration. Lead the Trap Masters to victory and establish dominion over the Doom Raiders' will in the fourth installment of Skylanders. New Traptanium Traps allow your heroes to trap the villains of the Skylands.
Unsurprisingly, Kaos has returned to wreak havoc on the Skylands, but this time he has a trick up his sleeve. Traverse numerous terrains at blistering speeds with all new Skylander heroes and their vehicles in order to save Skylands. All previous Skylanders are compatible with all 20 of the new SuperCharger collectible vehicles.