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Skylanders Battlecast Finally Coming To Stores


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Been a while since I’ve posted been really busy with the new baby. I wanted to share this tidbit of information. If you remember a while back I posted information about the Battlecast game being released March 1st. Unfortunately for us the game was pushed back for unknown reasons. Many of us were left wondering what happened anticipating the release while some of us ordered from overseas sellers

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Thanks to my sources and the info posted by Skylanders Character List we can now see that a new date has been set for the release of Battlecast at Toys R Us stores that date being May 24th. That is exactly the same day the last remaining Skylanders figure Thrillipede and vehicle Buzzwing are set to be released it’s also one day after my birthday so you know what I’ll be asking for.

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I’m really excited to get this game, as I know some of you are as well. I am also excited to get some Skylanders 6 info at E3, which is coming up soon. What do you think the new game will be called? Do you think it will tie into the new cartoon series Skylanders Academy or maybe the comic book series? Only time will tell I just know that I am over amped! Guess I’ll have to keep playing Superchargers and Battlecast for the time being. If you haven’t already make sure to go and download the Battlecast app so that you don’t miss out on anything. Until next time I’ll catch you on the SKYSIDE!

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Sources:

https://www.skylanders.com/video-games/skylanders-battlecast

https://skylanderscharacterlist.com/battlecast-to-hit-toys-r-us-same-time-as-buzz-wing-and-thrillipede/

 

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Hungry? Eat A Skylander!


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Now by no means do I really think it is a good idea to eat a Skylander. I don’t think that it would taste that great or feel good coming out if you know what I mean, but have you ever been having lunch and thought it would be cool to have Skylanders food. Well thanks to the folks over at Kid Cuisine we have a new way to enjoy defeating Kaos with our stomachs! From now until April we will be able to enjoy 9 different Skylanders themed meals. Check out the press release below.

 Activision Publishing, Inc. and ConAgra Foods’ Kid Cuisine have teamed up to bring even more fun to frozen-food grocery aisles. Available now through April 15, kids everywhere in North America can enjoy a variety of Kid Cuisine meals inspired bySkylanders®, the pioneers of the toys-to-life category, giving fans all the more reason to play with their food. The promotional meals will be available at all participating major grocery stores and supermarkets across the country, as well as Walmart and Target.
KC-19624_10062548-CFThe Skylanders-inspired Kid Cuisine meals will infuse the magic that the blockbuster franchise is known for with this novel partnership. Fans will enjoy meals featuring their favorite characters such as Stealth Elf and Kaos shaped chicken nuggets with gem-shaped cookies, and Spyro and Dream Catcher-shaped macaroni with pudding that changes color while you eat! Fans will be able to get their hands (and mouths) on nine different Skylanders-themed Kid Cuisine meals:
  • Cheese Pizza
  • Beef Patty
  • Mac & Cheese
  • Fish Sticks
  • Mini Corn Dogs
  • Fun Nuggets
  • Popcorn Chicken
  • Stuffed Crust Pepperoni Pizza
  • Spaghetti
What’s more, fans will get an extra treat inside each Skylanders Kid Cuisine meal box; a free Stealth Elf Skylanders Battlecast card. Skylanders Battlecast brings cards to life in a new free-to-play mobile adventure, set within the Skylanders universe. The game offers everything from collectability 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.  Portal Masters won’t want to miss out on this opportunity to continue to build their ultimate deck of cards on their quest to become a legendary Battlecaster in anticipation of the game’s official launch in 2016.
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I am a little bummed that the only card we will get is  stealth elf card. Would have been nice to get a different card in each package. Still nice to be able to bit into a Kaos head lol! Will these little meals be included in your next shopping trip? I know once my little ones see them they will be on mine. Until next time I’ll catch you on the SKYSIDE!

 

Let’s Talk Battlecast!


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As some of you may already know Battlecast is coming real soon! Thanks to Skylanders Inquirer, Dark Spyro, and a few other Skylanders blogs we have a little more info about what we can expect to receive once we purchase our first batch of cards. Here is a break down of the game thus far.

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First thing to note is that there will be over 270 cards to collect. That is just to much power for one portal master to handle LOL! There are 4 card categories:

  • Character Cards-Used to summon Skylanders to cast spells or attack.
  • Spell Cards-Used to cast spells (of course).
  • Gear Cards-Used to upgrade your Skylander.
  • Relic Cards- Used to change the gameplay.

In the tradition of card games there is a rarity scale, a 4 level rarity scale to be exact.

Common, Rare, Epic, and Ultimate are the levels the cards will be broken down into.

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The cards will be packaged for purchase in two ways. You can buy the Booster Packs which include 8 cards not sure if there is a guaranteed rare card included as of yet, but I’m sure there will be. Or you can buy the Battle Packs that includes 22 cards, and a ‘Trading Shield’.

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What the Heck is a Trading Shield? I asked myself the same question. Well according to Skylanders Inquirer a ‘Trading Shield’ is used to trade cards, post pictures of your cards, etc. because once the cards are scanned into the game via the code on the edge of the card. The card becomes non-transferable the shield also protects your code from being used when you do share.

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The price of each pack has not been stated for us here in the US, but going by the price Skylanders Inquirer stated they were $7.99 NZD (approx. $5.45 USD) for the Booster Packs and $16.99 (approx. $11.64 USD) for the Battle Packs.

I am guessing the price will be between $5.99 to $6.99 USD for the Boosters and $11.99 to $12.99 USD for the Battle Packs. We will have to wait a bit longer for a definitive answer.

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Here is a list of the some of the cards thus far…

Commons:

  • Hex
  • Smash Hit
  • Snap Shot
  • Spitfire
  • Spyro
  • Stealth Elf
  • Stormblade
  • Trigger Happy

Rare/Epic:

  • Crusher
  • Food Fight
  • Hot Head
  • Jawbreaker
  • Jet-Vac
  • Pop Fizz
  • Riptide
  • Roller Brawl

Ultimate:

  • Countdown
  • Eruptor
  • Flashwing
  • Krypt King
  • Ninjini
  • Tree Rex
  • Wash Buckler
  • Whirlwind

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I can’t wait to start playing this! I already play Hearthstone and Battlecast is just a kid friendly version of that game, so I think I’ll enjoy it just as much. If you are a Hearthstone player you know what I mean. With Activision buying the MLG organization will we see a worldwide Battlecast Tournament? That would be BOOMTASTIC!!!

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Want some cards? Head on over to Skylanders.Com and click the links next to the images to get Spitfire and Stealth Elf.

Special thanks to Jason over at Skylanders Inquirer for scoop and posting the images. Until next time I’ll catch you on the SKYSIDE!

Source: skylandersinquirer.com

Skylanders Battlecast? What Could This Be?


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I just saw this image on instagram (S/O to @supercharger_fiesta for the image) and thought I would share it because it raises some questions the main one being what the heck is Skylanders Battlecast?

 

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Could this be the game we all were guessing about when we saw this pic?

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The power bar looks the same as it does in Superchargers so maybe it is our answer to on-line multiplayer? If so will be in race mode giving us the chance to race against other players? Whatever it is I hope it looks as sweet as Superchargers does. Only time will tell until next time catch you on the SKYSIDE!

 

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