Tag: Skylanders


by Daniel Pickett
June 16, 2016
Activision-SkylandersAcademy-6 New Animated Television Series “Skylanders Academy” to Debut on Netflix Santa Monica, Calif. – Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced that “Skylanders Academy,” the first production by Activision Blizzard Studios-its newly-created television and film studio-will premiere in Fall 2016 on Netflix, the world’s leading internet television network.  “Over the last five years, millions of families…


by Daniel Pickett
June 3, 2016
SI_Ilus_GoldenQueen_Final_HiRes   The Only Way to Bring a Gigantic Flaming Chipmunk-Headed Tornado Twisting Dino-Legged Turtle-Shelled Bowslinger with a Robot Voice and a Jet Pack to Life! Fans to Submit their Skylander Designs for Chance to have Creations Featured in Game at Launch! Santa Monica, Calif. – June 1, 2016 – Since the launch of Skylanders®, kids…


by Daniel Pickett
March 1, 2016
SSC_PwrBlu_GoldRusher_Blister_FINAL Leading into World Autism Awareness Day on April 2,  Collaboration Brings Attention to Important Cause that Supports Affected Kids and Families around the World SANTA MONICA, Calif. – February 29, 2016 – To support the millions of families affected by autism, Skylanders®, the beloved kids videogame franchise, and Autism Speaks, an organization dedicated to autism science and advocacy, invite…


by Daniel Pickett
November 7, 2015
Skylanders_StandAlone_Reg_Logo_Master Initial Productions to Include SkylandersTM TV Series and Call of DutyTM Film Series Disney Veteran Nick van Dyk Named Studio Co-President SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 6, 2015 – Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced the launch of Activision Blizzard Studios, a new film and television studio devoted to creating original content based on the company’s extensive library…


by Daniel Pickett
August 19, 2015
Stealth Elf_Chef Pepper Jack Skylanders Delivers Brand-New Adventure with  Free-to-Play Mobile Card Battle Game SANTA MONICA, Calif. – August 18, 2015 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is setting out to create a legendary league of card battlers with the mobile card battle game, Skylanders Battlecast.  Created by the pioneers of…


by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2015
SSC_Donkey_Kong_1 Landmark Creative Collaboration between Activision and Nintendo Offers Fans New Skylanders that Also Work as amiibo Figures – Available in all Nintendo Starter Packs Fans Attending E3 2015 will be First to Get Hands-On with the New Skylanders and their Vehicles! SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard,…


by Daniel Pickett
June 13, 2015
Skylanders_StandAlone_Reg_Logo_Master Leading Videogame Publisher Drives Strong Licensed Business for Skylanders, Call of Duty, Destiny and Guitar Hero Live   LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), lands at Licensing Expo 2015 with a powerhouse portfolio of some of the most compelling and immersive entertainment properties in the world….


by Daniel Pickett
June 3, 2015
SSC_Generic_SP_Contents_FINAL_HiRes New Video Game Puts Players in the Driver’s Seat by Introducing an Entirely New Way to Play Skylanders with Land, Sea and Sky Vehicles Santa Monica, Calif. – June 3, 2015 – Skylanders® is bringing another trailblazing innovation to the #1 kids console franchise(1) with the launch of Skylanders® SuperChargers on September 20, 2015 in…


by Daniel Pickett
November 5, 2014
EELogo2 How to Get the Right Gift at the Right Price Toy and Collectibles Experts Handpick Exceptional Holiday Deals at Entertainment Earth LOS ANGELES, CA: November 5, 2014 – For many people, finding just the right gift for every person on their holiday list can be traumatic. Acquiring those perfect gifts at an acceptable price can…


by Daniel Pickett
October 6, 2014
SkylandersTTAFi3 In the new Skylanders Trap Team, you can capture a villain inside a crystal trap and then make him fight for you. So, we hid a real-life villain (played by Adam Corolla) inside a seemingly normal Skylanders Trap Team demo kiosk. Here’s what happened next! Trap Team US Release Date: October 5, 2014


by Daniel Pickett
May 21, 2014
ScreenHunter_379 May. 21 00.01 Who Will Be The Next Skylanders® Hero?   PLANO, Texas, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay North America division and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc., today announced the three final Skylanders® character names to be voted on from the “Choose and Name a New Hero” contest. The joint…


by Daniel Pickett
May 15, 2014
Activision And IDW Announce First-Ever Skylanders Comic Book San Diego, Calif. (May 15, 2014) – In conjunction with Activision, IDW Publishing is proud to announce the first-ever Skylanders comic-book series, penned by renowned comic-book writer Ron Marz with Mike Bowden and David Baldeon as lead artists. In the world of video games, Skylanders is a global phenomenon…


by Daniel Pickett
April 23, 2014
SkylandersTTAFi6 Skylanders Originator Toys for Bob Returns with Ground-Breaking Innovation Portal Masters Can Now Capture and Play as Villains; Capture and Play as Kaos for the First Time Ever   Santa Monica, Calif. – April 23, 2014 – Skylanders® is redefining the toys-to-life phenomenon with yet another ground-breaking innovation, Skylanders Trap Team™. On October 5 in…


by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2014
MattelMega1 MEGA Brands to Add Its Leading Construction and Arts & Crafts Portfolio to the Mattel Family of Companies and Best-Selling Brands Transaction Highlights MEGA Brands shareholders will receive C$17.75 per share in cash (“Purchase Price”) The transaction represents a total enterprise value of approximately US$460 million, including the net debt of MEGA Brands to be…


by Daniel Pickett
February 25, 2014
FRITO-LAY NORTH AMERICA , ACTIVISION, SKYLANDERS Marks First Time Fans Are Given Opportunity to Create Skylanders Game Content; Winning Consumer Receives $100,000 Scholarship PLANO, Texas, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay North America division and Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), today announced a promotion that brings fans the ultimate way to get…


by Daniel Pickett
October 10, 2013
 Discover Life-Size Builds, Exclusive Giveaways & Loads of Building Fun at Booth #1906 MONTREAL and NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – With New York Comic Con only a few hours away, Mega Bloks® is happy to reveal details about its exciting booth (#1906) at the Jacob Javitz Center this Comic Con weekend. From October…


by Daniel Pickett
October 7, 2013
Portal Masters Can Experience Brand-New Innovation — Swappability — Along with the Return of Exclusive Legendary Line, Special Events and More  WAYNE, N.J., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Toys”R”Us® stores worldwide and Toysrus.com are poised to become the global retail destinations for consumers eager to explore the Swappable. Unstoppable.™ world of Skylanders SWAP Force™, the…


by Daniel Pickett
February 6, 2013
Skylanders-SWAP-Force-Logo-LoRes-500x323.jpg The big news is here! Yesterday, in the heart of New York City, best-selling beloved kids property Skylanders took over Times Square for a dual celebration in anticipation of the upcoming American International Toy Fair. From an exclusive reveal event at NASDAQ for the franchise’s newest innovation – Skylanders SWAP Force– to a fun-filled party for…


by Daniel Pickett
January 21, 2013
logo-500x3861.jpg Happy MLK Day everyone. I hope most of you have the day off and will be able to have a short work week ahead. A long weekend makes us all “as happy as a clam at a clam convention.” To kick things off we have a few corrections from the last episode. We’ve recorded over…


by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
Over the weekend we uploaded our 2012 E3 pictures.  There were several items of note including:  Square Enix showing off their 2012 Comic Con exclusive – the black and white Arkham Asylum Batman and Joker, Bandai had a display of figures, and the video game museum had an incredible display of vintage game consoles and…