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Activision Announces New Skylanders Mobile Game – Skylanders Battlecast


OMG! It just keeps getting better! If you are an avid Skylanders junkie like myself you where probably jumping on the furniture, screaming “Boo-Ya-Ka!”at the top of your lungs, calling your best friend to telling him game night has just gotten real! No… that was just me? Aw shucks!

On a serious note today Activision unleashed some of the best news ever in my opinion. Not only will we be getting a new Supercharged Skylanders game, but we also will be getting a new mobile game titled Skylanders Battlecast. This new game uses digital and physical cards. SAY WHAT!!! Yup! Activision is holding no punches this year (Sorry competition, not sorry LOL!).

See for me I get the best of both worlds I get a new Skylanders game and a new card game. I have played card games like Magic, Yu-gi-oh, and Pokemon for years. Now I’m really into Hearthstone, which is another Activision/Blizzard game involving cards that is just plain addictive in its own right. So I have high hopes and expectations for this game.

Check out the official trailer and press release below to get the scoop on what we can expect to see from Activision with Skylanders Battlecast. Until next time catch you on the SKYSIDE!

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SKYLANDERS, LEADER OF THE TOYS-TO-LIFE CATEGORY,
 BRINGS CARDS TO LIFE WITH SKYLANDERS BATTLECAST  
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 the toys-to-life videogame category, Skylanders Battlecast brings cards to life in a new free-to-play mobile adventure, set within the Skylanders universe. The game offers everything from collectibility to strategic card combat, online PvP and an exciting single-player campaign, appealing to both Skylanders fans and classic card battle enthusiasts.Skylanders Battlecast lets players create a team of their favorite heroes and build the ultimate deck for battle.  Fans can master strategic card combinations to become a champion of Skylands.
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“Built from the ground up to bring Skylanders to life on mobile devices, Skylanders Battlecast combines physical card play with mobile gaming in an all-new way,” says Eric Hirshberg, CEO, Activision Publishing, Inc.  “This is our biggest investment, and one of our most magical ideas yet, for the Skylanders franchise on mobile.”
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For Skylanders Battlecast, players can purchase physical card packs at retail, as well as digital card packs in-game.  Players will experience a magic moment by scanning cards with their mobile devices and watching them come to life.  Additionally, fans can scan two character cards to create animated duels in which players can physically interact with the characters.
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“We are bringing physical cards to life in an exciting new way. Activision has assembled a team of experts across video game design, physical card game design, pro card players and top card artists to develop an amazing new experience,” says Josh Taub, senior vice president, product management, Activision Publishing. “With Skylanders Battlecast, fans can expect the amazing creativity, innovation and fun that Skylanders games are known for delivering.”

Coming in 2016, Skylanders Battlecast will be available via the App Store, Google Play and the Amazon Appstore.

 

 

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About Lennon "LJ The Toy Addict" George

This website is dedicated to giving information about the Skylanders game, Skylanders toy deals, Skylanders in store events, Skylanders contests, and the world of collecting Skylanders Merchandise. Lennon George Owner/Creator of the website has been into Collecting and Writing for many years, but they are just a few of the things that he really enjoys. When he is not collecting he is producing music with his production team GoReaLaTuneZ. He also strives to be a good husband to his wife and father to his three children. For questions or media inquires he can be reached by email at skylander.addicts.collectibles@gmail.com

Posted on August 18, 2015, in Affiliates, News and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Does it make you wonder if they might try to get away from ttl on the franchise ?

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  2. In a two-player game, an animated character can attack another, and you see the animated battle take place on the mobile screen. The Skylanders Battlecast story is a new adventure set within the Skylanders universe.

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