skylanders: trap team

Skylanders: Trap Team Review

Skylanders is known as one of the most interesting and appealing adventure game series mainly because it uses the communication platform and well known figurines in order to offer you a stellar, one of a kind gameplay experience. With Skylanders: Trap Team you get a new team of characters, which are called Trap Masters. The[…]


Skylanders Review

Skylanders is one of the most impressive video game series that you have ever experienced because it brings in front a great gameplay gimmick that you can rarely find! The best way to describe this video game series is toys brought to life in video games. Skylanders brings in a set of character figures that[…]


Nintendo & Activision Pair Up amiibo with Skylanders

Nintendo and Activision Pair Up to Bring amiibo to Skylanders Mere days ago, Nintendo and Activision announced that they are partnering to release two beloved Nintendo characters, Donkey Kong and Bowser, as part of the newest installment from Skylanders – Skylanders Superchargers.  Stating that these two figures will be capable of use as Skylanders and Amiibos, […]


MSP Comicon 2015

MSP Comicon May 16th-17th 2015: MN State Fairgrounds Grandstand.         would like to thank the MCBA: Midwest Comic Book Association for having us at MSP Comicon 2015.  


New Releases Week Starting 11/3

Releases this week are:   Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for PS3,PS4, X360, Xbox One, Disney Planes: Fire & Rescue for 3DS, Wii, WiiU,  The Wolf Among US for PS3, PS4, X360, Xbox One, Vita, MotoGP 14 for PS3, PS4, Maleficent for DVD/Blu-Ray, Big Hero 6 for Theaters.        Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare[…]

Nintendo Just Turned Profitable and Wii U Sales Are Past 7 Million

Wii U sales more than doubled between April and September 2014, bolstered by sales of Mario Kart 8. Surprise, Nintendo just made a pile of unexpected money: 14.3 billion yen in net income, or about $132 million, for the six month fiscal period that ended in September. For the same period last year, the company[…]


New Releases Week Starting 10/20

Releases this week are:   Fantasia: Music Evolved for X360, Xbox One, Just Dance 2015 for PS3, PS4, X360, Xbox One, Wii, WiiU, F1 2014 for PS3, X360, Samurai Warriors 4 for PS4, Shadow Warrior for PS4, Xbox One, Pokemon Art Academy for 3DS, Need for Speed: Rivals Complete Edition for PS3, PS4, X360, Xbox One,[…]

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Skylanders and Disney Infinity: How video game toys came to life

How did the genre become so lucrative in the children’s entertainment market? Toys coming to life is not a new concept; we all know the story of Pinocchio’s struggle to become a real boy, or ahem, Chucky, the most terrifying doll in the world. But no franchise capitalised on the idea more so than Toy Story,[…]


Is This Video Game Collection Worth $164,000?

Forget all that mad money, where the heck do you stash over 5,700 video games? How do you value over 5,700 video games, more than 50 game systems, complete Nintendo and Sega game sets, and the ever-indefinite extension in such taglines “more”? I have no idea. I collect rare books and I still haven’t the[…]


Sigourney Weaver: Why I Signed On for Alien: Isolation

This one was different from other game projects she’d been approached for, the actress tells TIME In the 35 years since Alien was released, the classic movie has been the source of inspiration for several video games — butAlien: Isolation, out Oct. 7, is the first one that snagged star Sigourney Weaver to voice the part of Ellen[…]


New Releases Week Starting 10/6

Releases this week are:   Skylanders: Trap Team for PS3, PS4, X360, Xbox One, 3DS, Wii, WiiU, NBA 2K15 for PS3, PS4, X360, Xbox One, Alien: Isolation for PS3, PS4, X360, Xbox One, Driveclub for PS4, The Judge for Theatres.        Skylanders: Trap Team Release Date: September 30, 2014 | Warner Bros. | ESRB:[…]


How Assassin’s Creed Unity Navigates the French Revolution’s Politics

Assassin’s Creed Unity’s creative director explains how the game engages with the French Revolution’s controversial, often lopsided-looking political ramifications. “[Just] as the French revolution … understood itself through antiquity, I think our time can be understood through the French revolution,” said Scottish poet Ian Hamilton Finlay, in a December 2001 Jacket interview. Indeed, the French Revolution is[…]


The Year’s Most Important Game? Inside the New Skylanders

The most potentially momentous game of 2014 is probably not the one you’d expect. “We are on the front lines of gaming.” Paul Reiche III doesn’t look like the sort to make such bold proclamations. The co-founder of developer Toys for Bob may be the visionary behind one of gaming’s single most popular and profitable[…]


Why is Microsoft buying Minecraft?

by Ben Gilbert | on | September 19th 2014 at 10:30 am Microsoft announced this week that it’s buying hugely popular game franchise Minecraft for $2.5 billion. For that money, Microsoft gets rights to the game and ownership of its Stockholm, Sweden-based development studio, Mojang. It doesn’t retain the company’s founders or Minecraft‘s infamously outspoken creator, Markus “Notch” Persson. Does that sound like[…]


Have Rage Quit Issues? Stay Away from These 5 Games

BY ALEX WAKEFIELD ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 on Have you ever had your anger transcend from your gaming console to your body? How about thrown your remote? Shut off your game in a fit of fiery hatred? Then these are five games you MUST NOT PLAY. (Note that these are in no particular order.)    […]

The 10 best Tolkien games – one feature to bind them

Now we’re Tolkien! One does not simply become one of the most popular fantasy worlds of all time without inspiring a video game or two. Middle Earth plays host to a multitude of games from humble text adventures to vast, sprawling MMOs, and they show no signs of slowing, with a new instalment just on[…]