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New Skylanders Products Coming Soon From General Mills & Crayola


Hey Addicts!

This morning I got an email from Activision with a little more info and images of the new items coming to a store near you. Some of this has already been released or I already have told you about it. Such as Love Potion Pop Fizz take a look at the intro video provided by Activision…

Also being released are the 4D Crayola Color Alive coloring pages, and the easter edition figures. When I posted about this stuff I didn’t have any images of the easter edition figures. Well that is no longer the case you can now see what all the new items look like before they are released thanks to the press release I got this morning here is what it said…

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SKYLANDERS KICKS OFF MORNINGS AND BRIGHTENS UP PLAYTIME WITH EXCITING NEW OFFERINGS FROM GENERAL MILLS AND CRAYOLA

#1 Top-Selling Kids Videogame Franchise of 2014 Worldwide¹ Unveils 

Special Edition Crayola Color Alive! Skylanders Trap Team Starter Pack and

Cereal Boxes from General Mills

 New Love Potion Pop Fizz Toy Timed for Valentine’s Day and Easter Toys 

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 SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Feb. 9, 2015 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), announced today exciting products from partners General Mills and Crayola® that will bring new Skylanders® experiences to fans. Starting this month, fans in North America can start their mornings by playing an interactive version of the popular Skylanders Skystones mini-game via specially-marked Big G cereal boxes. Portal Masters also can be on the lookout for Skylanders® Trap Team Crayola Color Alive! Starter Packs in April that will allow kids to bring their coloring to life. Additionally, new Valentine’s Day and springtimeSkylanders Trap Team toys also have been unveiled in anticipation of New York Toy Fair.

skylanderaddicts“We’re excited to extend our relationships with General Mills and Crayola for yet another year,” said Ashley Maidy, vice president of global licensing and partnerships at Activision Publishing, Inc. “Both brands are category leaders and have long been a mainstay for kids around the world. We believe these partnerships match the affinity our fans express for the Skylanders franchise.”

“As one of the most popular kids video game franchises in the world, Skylanders was an obvious choice as a partner for Big G interactive cereal boxes,” said Lisa Kessel, manager of Big G. “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to partner with Activision to bring Skylanders Skystones cards to the breakfast table, adding even more fun to the cereals that fans already know and love.”

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Additionally, special Crayola edition of the Skylanders Trap Team Starter Pack will be available on store shelves in early April 2015. The limited edition packaging will feature unique black and white line art of Skylanders characters for Portal Masters to color using Crayola’s Magic Crayons included in the Starter Pack. Fans can then watch the characters come alive on their smartphones or tablets using Crayola’s new Color Alive! 4D Experience augmented reality technology. This limited Starter Pack will be exclusively available at Toys”R”Us for the suggested retail price of $74.99 on Xbox 360video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Nintendo’s Wii system, Nintendo’s Wii Usystem, PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system and select iPad®, Kindle Fire and Android tablets. 

“We are thrilled to expand our partnership with Activision and bring the hugely popular Skylanders characters into the new, innovative Crayola Color Alive! franchise,” said

Warren Schorr, vice president of licensing at Crayola. “Activision shares the same passion as Crayola to bring creative experiences to kids around the world, and with Skylanders as one of the premiere titles in Color Alive!, kids can have limitless fun customizing their favorite characters and bringing them to life.” 

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Fans also can enjoy their Skylanders characters in a new way with Crayola’s Color Alive! Skylanderscoloring book, available now for a limited time on store shelves nationwide. Children can activate the special Crayola 4D Experience™ through the Color Alive! app by aiming their mobile phone or tablet camera at the coloring page to bring their unique Skylanders drawings to life. The included Magic Crayon transforms coloring by activating special effects through drawing on the page in real-time. Kids also can interact and take photos with the coloring book characters. The Color Alive! app is available on iPad, Android and Windows smartphones and tablets, as well as iPod® Touch.

In addition to the exciting new offerings from General Mills and Crayola, Activision is bringing several special edition toys to the Skylanders Trap Team roster. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Love Potion Pop Fizz – a wild-and-crazy, potion-brewing hero from Skylands – is available now and features a limited edition design both in-game and on the toy.

Parents looking for the perfect toys to include in Easter baskets can get their hands on the springtime editions of fully playable, pocket-sized Skylanders Minis toys, Power Punch Pet-Vac and Eggsellent Weeruptor. This year, Pet-Vac is aiming to break the all-time Skylander record for number of eggs collected, while Eggsellent Weeruptor has disguised himself as a candy-coated egg, having been chosen as the mascot in the Skylands Annual Dragon Egg Hunt. Lastly, Portal Masters can now use the new limited edition Earth Trap, inspired by the Easter Bunny, to trap Skylands’ most notorious villains.

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Skylanders has sold through more than 240 million toys², outselling all top action-figure lines worldwide in 2014 for the third consecutive year³.

I’m pretty interested in getting the Crayola Starter pack set. I think it is a pretty cool idea to be able to color the box and make it look how you want. I want it just cause it’s a collector’s item and I love collector’s items. 🙂 The Bunny Earth Trap is pretty interesting as well. How about the mini variants? Pretty dope huh? I think so the color scheme on Eggscellent Weeruptor is absolutely beautiful and I bet it looks even better in person can’t wait! Well I’m going to end this with saying easter is going to be EGGSCELLENT! (Pun intented).  Until next time “Catch you on the SKYSIDE!”

 

Authors Note:

Want the Crayola 4D Color Alive Coloring Pages? You can buy them directly from Crayola right here. You can also get a sample page before you purchase it as well. The pages are only $5.99 plus tax of course and shipping if ordering from online. Happy Hunting!

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MAILLLLLLL! Surprise Package


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I went to collect the mail and noticed I had a surprise package from Activision I didn’t know what it was, but boy was I stoked to see what it was when I opened the package. Check out what was inside…

Yes! Love Potion Pop Fizz the official Valentine’s Day Skylanders Toy for Skylanders Trap Team. So have you been wondering how Pop Fizz turned into Love Potion Pop Fizz? Well I happen to have to scoop…

It is said that when his latest attempt to concoct the ultimate raspberry soda totally backfired, Pop Fizz was caught in a blast that turned him pink and gave him an alluring aroma. At least that’s how he tells it. But with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, the Skylanders are wondering if Pop Fizz is telling the truth… or if there is a special someone who he is trying to impress.

I wonder who Pop Fizz could be trying to get some affection from? Guess we will have to wait and see. Currently Target is the only retailer with it shelved, but Best Buy will release him on 02/01 and Toys R Us on 02/07.  For all our UK readers he can also be pre-ordered at your local GAME store. Good Luck Hunting! Until next time catch you on the SKYSIDE!

 

Legendary Bush Whack & Love Potion Pop Fizz Release Dates


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I wanted to give you guys a heads upon the release dates for legendary Bush Whack & Love Potion Pop Fizz. Rumor has it that Legendary Bush Whack will be released at Toys R Us stores on February 15, 2015. Love Potion Pop Fizz is said to be released February 7, 2015 I’m sure he will be released everywhere as he is an in-game variant. I have all the other legendary figures so I’m hyped to complete the set.

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LP Pop Fizz is just too cute I plan on customizing one and flocking it. This info was spotted on DarkSpyro.com posted by DS user Chaotic Lunacy said to have come from a reliable source.

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Guess we will have to see if he is right when the time comes. Until next time catch you on the SKYSIDE!

 

Love Potion Pop Fizz Sighted On The West Coast


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Looks like we will be seeing our second holiday themed Skylander appear in stores soon. Love Potion Pop Fizz has been seen in California in store. Unfortunately, they are not able to be sold as they are street dated for 2/1/2015. I found a few images posted on DS and Instagram of what Love Potion will look like in package and out. I think he looks great and can’t wait to add him to my collection. What do you think about him? Will you be adding him to your collection? I think he will be readily available so no need to stress about not being able to get him, but just to be on the safe side get him as soon as you can. Until next time I’ll catch you on the SKYSIDE!

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New Skylanders Trap Team Variants Discovered


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Today has been a good day for us Skylanders fans. There are tons of images being leaked since the game was officially released today in Australia. A dark spyro reader bought the 3DS version of Trap Team and came across the in-game variants. Check out the gallery to get a first look at all the in-game variants known thus far. I am in love with the variants EGGspecially Skylanders mini Eggscellent Weeruptor and Winterfest Lob-Star who I assume with be this years winter themed variant. He looks better than Swap Force Jolly Bumble Blast in my opinion but I’ll let you be the judge of that. Until next time happy hunting, stay safe & positive, and I’ll catch you on the SKYSIDE!

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