Looking for the COOL TOY of the season…..Skylanders Imaginators!
On the heels of the Crash Bandicoot unveiling at E3, Activision is also bringing Kaos and Crash’s arch-nemesis Dr. Neo Cortex characters into the Skylanders Imaginators universe! The two supervillains are joining the lineup of Skylanders Sensei characters as fully-playable toys.
Additionally, Skylanders Imaginators will feature an all-new dedicated Crash Bandicoot level called Thumpin’ Wumpa Islands! This level is steeped in nostalgic Crash Bandicoot gameplay, including the classic TNT boxes, crabs, hazards, temple ruins, Wumpa Fruit, exploding fruit and more. This level is available on the PS3 and PS4 starter packs at launch and will be released in a special Adventure Pack for all platforms later this year.
As you know, Skylanders Imaginators offers two fun ways to play:
- Create your Imaginators using Creation Crystals
- Collect Sensei characters to level up your Imaginators and blow enemies away with powerful Sky Chi attacks
Empowers players to unleash their imaginations by giving them the freedom to create their own Skylander.
Portal Masters will enjoy the immense possibilities available in the game — including appearance, powers, abilities, names, catchphrases, musical themes and much more — to create the wildest Skylandersimaginable.
Developed by Toys For Bob, Skylanders Imaginators supported all 300+ Skylanders from previous games and launched on October 16, 2016, in North America. The Skylanders Imaginators Starter Pack is available for the suggested retail price of $74.99.
Portal Masters, you can now create the Skylander of your wildest dreams! SkylandersImaginators starter packs on store shelves now and the Skylanders Creator app is available for Android and iOS devices!
Even more fun with the Skylanders Creator App which includes the ability to:
- Create your Skylanders Imaginator on the go with the same functionality in the game
- Turn your Skylander Imaginator into a 3-D printed, fully playable toy (enter the #CreatorContest for a chance to win a FREE 3D character- details below) or a 2-D Imaginator card which is fully playable on the portal of power
- Print your Skylander Imaginator on to a t-shirt
- Earn new character parts with timed Imaginite Chests and share your new character via social media
The beloved kid’s video game franchise is trailblazing the Toys to Life category yet again with Skylanders Imaginators.
MORE ABOUT THE GAME:
Battle Gongs: Feel like putting Sensei abilities to the ultimate test? Well, that’s what the new Battle Gongs are for! Once a Battle Gong has been rung, your Sensei must fend off waves of powerful bad guys to earn some hefty rewards. And I do mean hefty! You can find Battle Gongs scattered throughout the levels.
Sensei Shrines: Although Senseis are the most powerful Skylanders to have ever faced Kaos, they still have the potential to grow even stronger. Unlock their awesome Ski-Chi powers by activating their battle class Sensei Shrine and watch as your Sensei blows enemies away with devastating attacks. Sensei Shrines can be found in each of the levels.
Battle Class: The combination of ten battle classes and ten elements allows you to create any Imaginator you want. So why not make them all! Maybe you’ll need a Fire Ninja in one area, but a Dark Ninja in another. Maybe you’ll fight Doomlanders with a Light Swashbuckler supported by an Earth Knight. Try limitless combinations as you choose the abilities and upgrades that best fit your fighting style.
Collectibles: With well over 1000 creation pieces to outfit your Imaginator, why not collect as many Imaginite Chests as you can to fuel your creative needs? Chests are readily earned and available throughout each level. There are other ways to earn creation pieces as well. Want more voice options? Then locate the hidden Troll Radios featuring DJ Chill Bill and try to win some. Want unique weapons and catchphrases? Then defeat Doomlanders and collect them all!
Creation Class: If you thought that hidden area is all that is new… it’s not! Skylands now features a new board game called Creation Clash – based on all-time favorite Skystones! Battle opponents all over Skylands to become a legendary clasher. Get started by visiting Madame Weebleton in the Card Shack on the M.A.P.
Arena Battles: Skylands would not be complete without a battle arena to test your combat skills. Chill Bill and Broccoli Guy welcome you to the new Arena Battles, where they will provide play-by-play commentary during your epic battles! Take on a wide variety of enemies in three-round matches and earn awards a plenty for winning! Go to the Arena on the M.A.P. and speak to Buzz to get the brawl rolling!
Skylanders Raceway: Miss being the best racer in all of Skylands? And racing your friends online? Well, say no more! Racing mode, including all of the tracks and game options from Skylanders® SuperChargers, makes a return in Skylanders® Imaginators! Land, Sea, or Sky – we have it all! And all of your new Imaginators and Senseis can compete along with all legacy Skylanders. Visit the Skylanders Raceway on the M.A.P. to get back behind the wheel.
Skylanders Academy: Sometimes you’ll want a break from all the action, so what better a place to visit than the Skylanders Academy. Here you can check out the Hall of Selfies. That’s right – selfies! You can immortalize your Skylanders practically anywhere in the game including finding Selfie Spots to earn gold! You can even collect Legendary Frames to place in the Hall of Selfies to make all Skylanders of that class even stronger! But that’s not all. There are lots of other activities in the Skylanders Academy as well. Find
THE TV SHOW:
Skylanders Academy: The time has finally come to see your favorite Skylanderscharacters on the television screen in “Skylanders Academy”! The highly anticipated, animated action adventure series launched exclusively on Netflix October 28.
Based on the award-winning video game franchise from Activision Blizzard Studios, the show follows the heroic adventures of Spyro and friends as they travel the vast Skylands universe, protecting it from evil-doers. The show features a slew of talented voices including that of Ashley Tisdale, Justin Long, Parker Posey, Susan Sarandon, and of course, Richard Horvitz as the evil Kaos.CBS’ Middle School: Skylanders Imaginators is teaming up with CBS and their upcoming box office film Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life. The live action comedy tells the tale of teenage Rafe Khatchadorian – a kid with an epicimagination…and a slight problem with authority.
Available today on Netflix, watch all of your favorite characters come to life on the small screen and make sure to check out episode 3 which features an Imaginator.
BEST VIDEO GAME for my 12 yr old! There is endless ours of play time! My daughter says every time she plays there is something new and COOL! Her dad is getting into playing too, on the weekends they have a lot of fun playing together.
My daughter, Sahara, is not a video gamer but WOW she loves to play Skylanders. She gets so involved while playing I enjoy her excitement of playing all different Imaginators. Her friends keep calling and asking when they can come over and PLAY! This is the TOY of the season. I’m so honored we were one the first to try this video game and share with our readers.