Where Have all the Skylanders Gone, Uncle Activision?

Activision's action figure-driven Skylanders: Sypro's Adventure was a huge holiday hit last year, with parents buying up starter kits in droves. Now, with hundreds of thousands of children demanding additional figures, empty Skylanders displays have become an all-too-frequent frustration for haggard parents. » 1/24/12 12:00pm 1/24/12 12:00pm

Customizer Fixes the Biggest Problem With Skylanders Toys

While the plastic characters Toys For Bob created to populate the world of Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure are certainly cute, colorful, and well-made, zero points of articulation makes them less action figure, more tiny statue. Action figure customizer supreme Jin Saotome brings four Skylanders to life in a whole new… » 11/28/11 2:00pm 11/28/11 2:00pm

Should You Buy Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure? Yes.

Mixing together video games and collectible toys, Activision? How very Captain Power of you. As many will no doubt remember, the good captain and his soldiers of the future wound up defending clearance aisles from evil until fading into obscurity. Should a simillar fate befall Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure? It's time… » 10/17/11 6:00pm 10/17/11 6:00pm

Pulling Action Figures Into a 3DS with Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure

Here is how you take a three-inch high plastic figurine and pull him into your 3DS, without wires, memory cards, or the device's camera. Just set your character from Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure on that portal, and aim the 3DS at him, and wait for the beam of light. When I did it, I swear I felt the slightest tug… » 7/20/11 10:30pm 7/20/11 10:30pm