Figures.com

Results 1 to 1 of 1
  1. #1
    JeffSaylor's Avatar
    JeffSaylor is offline Editor
    Join Date
    Oct 2001
    Location
    Fredericksburg, VA
    Posts
    10,792

    Skylanders Giants Toy License Acquired

    New toys and puzzles inspired by the upcoming video game...














    Mega Brands has announced multi-year global licensing partnership with Activision Blizzard subsidiary, Activision Publishing, to develop toys and puzzles inspired by the upcoming Skylanders Giants video game (read our story about the new game HERE).

    Skylanders Giants is the sequel to the number one ranked new kids video game IP of 2011, Skylanders Spyro's Adventure. The Skylanders Spyro's Adventure video game franchise was the first video game ever to successfully merge physical toys and the virtual game world across many leading video game consoles.

    The partnership will allow kids and collectors the ability to build and rebuild the characters and magical worlds from Skylanders Giants. The video game and toys are scheduled for release this fall.

    As someone who recently became a fan of Skylanders (it's really not that childish), I like the idea of kids being able to build environments from the game. However, I'm curious to see how the similar looking MEGA Bloks figures compete with the already highly collectible nature of the actual game figures. Will fans buy both?


    To insure your action figure collection, get in touch with Collectibles Insurance, the official insurance company of the Figures.com network. Say "Figures.com" to get 5% off your first term premiums.

    To buy action figures, take a look at BigBadToyStore.com, RedfordFilms.com, Toynk.com, PastGenerationToys.com, BriansToys.com, ToyWiz.com, and MonkeyDepot.com.


    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Skylanders Giants Toy License Acquired-1megaskylanders.jpg  

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Support figures.com by supporting our generous sponsors

Collectibles Insurance...Click Here!Toynk...Click Here!Big Bad Toy Store...Click Here!The ToySource...Click Here!ToyWiz...Click Here!Brian's Toys...Click Here!Alter Ego Comics...Click Here!Miniature Market...Click Here!Tonner...Click Here!Monkey Depot...Click Here!Toy Dorks...Click Here!