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More Black Friday Deals!


Hey Addicts!

This is a quick update on the black friday deals that are coming up. Take a look below to see where to get the best bang for your buck!

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SSC Starter Packs

$37 (just says XBox 360 in the ad)

SSC Vehicles

$9

 

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Thursday

All Skylanders Superchargers single figures and vehicles

B1G1 80% off

Friday

All Giants, Swap Force, and Spyro’s Adventure Figures

Up to 65% off

Superchargers Starter Packs

$39.99

All Toys to Life figures, vehicles, and accessories

B1G1 40% off

 

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Superchargers Starter Packs

$37.99

 

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All video games, pc games, and accessories

20% off regular price

Superchargers Starter Packs

$37.99

 

For all of you Skylanders comic book collectors this is for you.

 

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November 25 – Dec 1

Online Only Everything!

Up to 75% off

When I find more deals I’ll let cha know. If you missed the first set of deals you can see them by clicking the link below. Until next time I’ll catch you on the SKYSIDE!

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NEW MINIS OUT NOW!!! Plus…


Hey hey US portal masters! Got some great news for you all this evening!

New Minis have ARRIVED!!!
The fire and water mini packs are now out at Toys R Us and Walmart. Get yours today.

Plus…kaos trap got a little easier
Included with the deliveries of the minis is more random trap cases but each case now contains 2 kaos traps no matter what. This means odds have now increased greatly of finding the most elusive trap!

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Happy Hunting,
NOE

Pre-Order Skylanders 8-Pack Trap Pack Online At Walmart


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Hey Addicts!

Just wanted to give you guys a heads up if you hadn’t noticed already. One of the most sought after toys of the season the Skylanders 8-Pack Trap Pack is available now for preorder! All you have to do is hit this –> link to get your order in. This is going to sell out fast so make sure you get yours before they are gone. Until next time catch you on the “SKYSIDE!”

New Skylanders Toys & Merchandise Announced For The Holidays


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Hey Addicts!

In just a few more days our bellies will be full of Turkey and all kinds of scrumptious sides and desserts, but what I’m most excited about is the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Me being from NYC it was a tradition to see the parade I loved watching all the amazing balloons float through the air owning the city for that moment. My favorite balloons throughout the years have been Kermit, Garfield, and Snoopy to name a few. Now all that has changed with Eruptor making his debut at the Macy’s Day Thanksgiving Parade in a few days he is now my all time favorite! I’ll be glued to the tube come Thanksgiving morning with my Skylander PJ’s on enjoying the parade in all its glory. Take a look at the Behind-The-Scenes video of how Activision is prepping Eruptor for the big day.

Editors Note: Video has been added Sorry!

Now if that wasn’t BOOMTASTIC! enough wait until you get a load of this! I just got an email today from Activision announcing that Winterfest Lob-Star and the 4th Eon’s Elite Skylander Whirlwind will be setting the shelfs on fire this holiday season. Also expect to see a lot of other Skylanders related merchandise as well. We can expect to see these Skylanders in-store December 7th 2014 check out the email I got earlier today giving us a bit more info.

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NEW SKYLANDERS TOYS AND GIFTS BRING MAGIC TO FANS

THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Winterfest Lob-Star Skylander, Latest Eon’s Elite Whirlwind and New Merchandise Now Available

 Eruptor Balloon Flies in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® Lineup for First Time

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Nov. 24, 2014 – It’s officially the holiday season in the world of Skylands! To celebrate, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is spreading cheer by debuting a special holiday Skylanders® Trap Team character, Winterfest Lob-Star, on December 7 to Portal Masters in North America. Also, Skylanders® players in North America can get their hands on the fourth Eon’s Elite character, Whirlwind, another fan-favorite character that made her debut in Skylanders® Spyro’s Adventure. Winterfest Lob-Star and Eon’s Elite Whirlwind are examples of a variety of Skylanders-themed holiday offerings perfect for Skylanders fans looking for the best stocking stuffers this gift giving season.

On Thanksgiving Day, Skylanders fans can look to the skies as Eruptor makes his first flight in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! Eruptor will join the prestigious ranks of balloons soaring above the streets of New York City for the landmark cultural holiday event. Portal Masters can check out behind-the-scenes footage of Eruptor prepping for the parade on the Skylanders YouTube channel,SkylandersGame.

Lastly, Skylanders merchandise from Activision’s network of licensing partners offers something for everyone this holiday season, including:

  • FunPlay HideAway Play Sets – This holiday, the popular FunPlay HideAway  play sets from PowerA, which enable fans to store and play with their favorite toys,  now includes Dr. Krankcase’s Lair. A range of Fun-Play Hide Away sets are available at retailers nationwide for a suggested retail price of $9.99-$99.99.
  • Construction Sets – Fans can look forward to Skylanders-themed construction sets from MEGA Brands, which let players build and battle in their favorite levels from the Skylanders franchise. The all-new Cut Throat Carnival construction set will be available for a suggested retail price of $19.99 at Toys”R”Us, WalMart and Amazon.
  • Micro Comic Fun PacksSkylanders Micro Comic Fun Packs from IDW Publishing feature three distinctive Legendary storylines and three exclusively-designed Legendary Traps that can be used to capture the most notorious villains in Skylanders Trap Team. The Legendary Skylanders Micro Comic Fun Packs and Trap are available exclusively at Toys”R”Us for a suggested retail price of $9.99. Additional Micro Comic Fun Packs are available at Gamestop and Amazon for a suggested retail price of $4.99.
  • A-Z Box Set –  The Skylanders A-Z  box set from Penguin includes two never-before-published books: the full-color, 192-page A to Z of Skylands, and Pick Your Portal: The Trouble with Doubles. A sheet of stickers and a build-your-own Skylander paper model are also included. The Skylanders
    A-Z box set is available at retailers nationwide for a suggested retail price of $16.99.

Skylanders Trap Team is playable with more than 175 unique toys from all previous games, and every character is able to defeat and trap villains using Traptanium™ Traps, providing fans more ways to enjoy their collections. The game is available on the following platforms: Nintendo’s Wii™ system and Nintendo’s Wii Usystem; a variety of iPads®, Kindle Fire and Android tablets; Xbox One and Xbox 360 games and entertainment systems from Microsoft; PlayStation® 3 and PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment systems from Sony; all for the suggested retail price of $74.99. A different adventure is also available on the Nintendo 3DS hand-held system for the suggested retail price of $64.99.

Are you excited about the parade? Will you be watching Eruptor strutting his stuff? Take our poll below and let us know. Also check out the gallery if you want to see Winterfest Lob-Star and Eon’s Elite Whirlwind. In the words of my favorite pilot BOOM! there you have it all the info you need for Turkey Day. If you haven’t already check out our Guide To Black Friday Deals to help you get your hunt on after your food digests. Well I hope you all enjoy the parade and your Turkey Day (Gobble, Gobble) Until next time I’ll catch you on the “SKYSIDE!”

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Skylander Addicts Guide To Black Friday Deals


Hey Addicts!

Tis the season to be hungry and go Skylanders Hunting for Mega Deals! With Thanksgiving just a few days away we all know what time that means. Fun or drama with the family, good or bad food, and my favorite part of the holidays TONS OF SHOPPING! There are crap loads of Black Friday deals being offered by some of our favorite retailers this year. I know a lot of you are going to be hunting for the best deals you can find on Skylanders, Traps, Accessories, and other sorts of Skylanders themed Merchandise. So I decided to put together a list of the best places to find the best deals on our favorite franchise.

Note: All of these sales are while supplies last so make sure to plan ahead. This is only to be used as a reference check with your local stores for full details on all sales.

 

Toys R Us:

My favorite place to go when I’m Skylanders hunting is Toys R Us they always have a nice selection and stay pretty well stocked. Plus you can put your items on lay away so you don’t miss out. All these deals begin on Turkey Day! (11/27) @5:00pm.

Skylanders Spyro’s Adventures Figures -4/$10.00

Skylanders Trap Team Figures and Traps, and Giants SWAP Force Characters -B1G1 70% OFF

Skylanders SWAP Force Carry and Display Case -$14.99

Mega Blocks Skylanders Figure Pack -$23.99-$29.99

Skylanders Trap Team Starter Packs -$37.50

Wii U Skylanders SWAP Force Bundle -$199.99

 

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Walmart:

Walmart Is another great retailer to visit this Black Friday to get all those exclusive buddy packs and more! These sales start Thursday 11/27 @6:00pm.

Skylanders Trap Team Trap Masters, Swap Force, or Giants Characters -$9.00

Skylanders Trap Team Start Packs -$37.00

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Target:

I love shopping at Target I find all kinds of cool Skylanders related items there and the best part is they price match as well! And this holiday season if you order online you get FREE SHIPPING! That is the best thing ever in my opinion. This sale starts @6:00pm on Thursday 11/27.

Skylanders Trap Team Starter Packs -$39.99

Skylanders Trap Master Single Characters-$10.00

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Best Buy:

I shop at Best Buy mostly for electronics but I find some nice deals here as well. Best buy has a nice Black Friday sale on starter packs and they are giving away a free Volcanic Eruptor with purchase. Sale starts 11/27 at 6:00pm.

Skylanders Trap Team Starter Pack -$49.99

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Kmart:

The best part about shopping at Kmart is getting to use Shop Rewards Points. It’s like having free cash I love it! Plus this Black Friday you can catch up on your collection if you missed out on figures from the earlier games by taking advantage of the B1G1 Free sale. The sale starts 11/27

Skylanders Swap Force And Giants Characters -B1G1 FREE

Skylanders Swap Force, Adventure Packs, Battle Packs and Triple Packs -$14.99

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GameStop:

There are many of us that have a love/hate relationship with GameStop I personally only shop with them for the exclusives. They don’t seem to have any real deals on figures or starters (as of yet) in their Black Friday sales ad, but they are having a sale on other stuff. The sale starts Friday 11/28 at 12:00AM Midnight.

Limited Edition Eon’s Elite Trigger Happy-$24.99

Skylanders StraStrategyde-$9.99 (Normally $24.99) Save $15

Skylanders Nightmare Express Adventure Pack-$19.99 (Normally $24.99) Save $5

Skylanders Collapsible Storage Case-$9.99 (Normally $19.99) Save $10

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Sam’s Club:

Sam’s Club members can take advantage of this Black Friday deal on 11/27.

Skylanders Trap Team Starter Packs-$37.88

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I hope that this list helps you get your game plan together I know I will be visiting these retailers to get in on the deals. I will update this post if I find out more. Until next time I’ll catch you on the “SKYSIDE!”

Pre-Order Light & Dark Skylanders?


Hey Addicts!

I have been MIA due to a lot of personal issues, but I’m still trying to stay on top of things so bare with me. Any who, I have seen that everyone is stoked about the light and dark Skylanders characters. As of yesterday Wal-Mart has listed Knightmare and Knightlight along with other unreleased Trap Masters.

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The release date has not been officially released, but there is a placeholder date (a fictitious date used by the website until the true release date is known) of December 30st. Just looking at the date you know something isn’t right. I predict we will see the new figures soon possibly when wave 3 is released or when the big yearly Toys R Us Skylanders event is thrown in New York at Times Square. There are no images of the toys as of yet so we are still waiting to see those pop up. I will keep you all posted on we can expect to see these hit the shelves. Here is the Walmart link to both Knightlight and Knightmare figures if you can’t wait LOL! Note you can not order at this time Until next time I’ll catch you on the SKYSIDE!

Pre Order Kaos Trap At Walmart


Hey Addicts!

Just wanted to give you a quick heads up that pesky Kaos trap is up for pre-order now at walmart. Hope this helps some of you to finally add Kaos to your collection. Until next time catch you on the SKYSIDE!

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Skylanders Trap Team Is A Hit!


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Part of yesterday’s haul

Hey Addicts!

Yesterday was the huge release of Skylanders Trap Team here in the US. Australian Portal Masters were the first to get their hands on the new game. Pictures and videos galore have popped up and the consensus is Portal Masters are in love with this game! I got this press release yesterday would have posted it sooner, but I was out hunting; I had a blast! by the way. Check out where everything is and what is exclusive to what store officially from the horse’s mouth.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TOP SELLING U.S. VIDEO GAME FRANCHISE OF 2014(1) INTRODUCES ANOTHER GROUNDBREAKING INNOVATION WITH SKYLANDERS TRAP TEAM™ ON STORE SHELVES NOW

 

Capture Evil, Unleash Good! Skylanders Trap Team Lets Fans Trap and Play as Villains

Skylanders Trap Team Revolutionizes the Gaming Industry, Offering the Full AAA Game Experience on Both Tablet and Console — for the First Time Ever

Franchise that Pioneered the Toys-to-Life™ Category Leads Holiday Hot Gift Lists for Fourth Consecutive Year

 

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Oct. 5, 2014 – Behold, Portal Masters! Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI) is pleased to announce that Skylanders Trap Team is officially available at major retailers nationwide on Xbox 360™ and Xbox One™video game and entertainment systems from Microsoft, PlayStation® 3 and PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment systems, Nintendo’s Wii™ system, Nintendo’s Wii U™ system, and a completely different adventure is also available on the Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system.  The launch of Skylanders Trap Team also ushers in the complete console gaming experience on Tablet*, introducing a Starter Pack that supports iPad®, Kindle Fire and Android tablets.

 

“The Skylanders® franchise was built on a foundation of creativity and innovation,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing. “And with Skylanders Trap Team, we’re taking that tradition of innovation to new heights. For the last three years we’ve allowed kids to bring their toys to life in a video game, and this year, we’re letting them reach into the game, and pull characters out into the physical world by letting players trap and play as the villains. Skylanders Trap Team is also the first console game to simultaneously bring the entire AAA experience to tablet devices. Overall, we think Skylanders Trap Team represents our most magical innovation yet. But most importantly, it’s just a great game.”

 

The latest installment of the franchise that pioneered the Toys-to-Life genre is already poised to become one of the top family games this holiday season.Toys”R”Us® recently named Skylanders Trap Team as one of the “Fabulous 15” on the company’s 2014 Holiday Hot Toy List, while Target named Skylanders Trap Team to their Top Toys for the Holidays List.  In addition, the game was featured in Toy Insider’s Hot 20 Holiday Toys of 2014, which highlights the most sought-after and anticipated items of the holiday season.

 

Skylanders continues to lead and evolve the toys to life category with Skylanders Trap Team by letting fans seek out and defeat the most wanted villains in all of Skylands, pull them out of the game and into living rooms by capturing them in magical Traps. Once they’ve defeated the villains, players will be able to place a Trap into the new Traptanium Portal™ to capture them. Players can then send villains back into the game where they can play as them to fight for good, reversing the magic. They will also be able to hear the villains inside the Traps, an innovation that truly brings life to toys.

 

“Since it launched four years ago, the Skylanders brand has continued to captivate young fans around the world who eagerly crowd our stores every time a new collectible character is introduced,” said Richard Barry, Executive Vice President, Chief Merchandising Officer, Toys”R”Us, Inc. “In preparation for the debut ofSkylanders Trap Team, which truly reinvents the franchise’s signature gameplay, our teams across the globe have worked year-long to ensure Toys”R”Us is THE destination for Portal Masters ready to experience all the fun the new game – and our exclusive Legendary Skylanders toys – have to offer.”

 

Portal Masters everywhere can get into the Skylanders Trap Team spirit by taking advantage of exclusive Skylanders products at retailers nationwide:

  • Get Legendary at Toys”R”Us – Toys”R”Us stores in North America and online at Toysrus.com will be the only places fans will find the limited edition Legendary Series of Skylanders toys at launch. The Legendary Series features alternative versions of new Trap Master characters and packs, such as Jawbreaker, Déjà Vu and the Nightmare Express Adventure Pack, all of which feature in-game stat boosts.
  • Meet the Minis at WalmartSkylanders fans can visit participating Walmart stores or go to Walmart.com to participate in the ‘Meet the Minis’ program to unlock special content featuring the fully playable and upgradeable Minis, including Gill Runt, Stealth Elf, Weeruptor, Pet Vac and Small Fry via the official Skylanders Collection Vault™ app.  Walmart will also be the only place fans can find the Skylanders Minis Buddy Pack, featuring Tidal Wave Gill Grunt and Gill Runt.
  • NITRO Trap Masters at Target – U.S. Target stores nationwide and Target.com will once again be the only place where fans can get their hands on the Skylanders NITRO series of toys, which features the powerful Trap Master NITRO Krypt King.
  • Portals for Punch Pop Fizz at GameStop – During the first week of launch, fans that bring in a Portal of Power® from any Skylanders game can trade it in to receive a free Punch Pop Fizz character, a bright red version of the fan-favorite Skylander.
  • Three Skylanders for Two at Best Buy – Players that purchase any two Skylanders Trap Team game products at Best Buy will receive a free Volcanic Eruptor character, whose unique appearance is visible in-game. This promotion is available only at Best Buy.

Skylanders Trap Team introduces heroes known as Trap Masters that wield powerful Traptanium™ weapons used to defeat Skylands’ most notorious villains including Kaos, as well as brand new Core Skylanders characters and reposed fan-favorite Skylanders characters. The game also features a variety of elementally aligned Traps with unique and interesting designs. In addition, Skylanders Trap Team welcomes Skylanders Minis, 16 small but powerful Skylanders now fully playable, who join the battle against Skylands’ most nefarious villains. Coming toSkylanders fans worldwide on November 1, Eon’s Elite collectors’ toys feature never-before-seen decoration with a distinct, metallic finish and a golden base that sets them apart from other Skylanders toys.

 

Skylanders Trap Team is compatible with more than 175 unique toys from all previous games — Skylanders SWAP Force™, Skylanders Giants™ and Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure® — every character also will be able to defeat and trap villains using Traptanium Traps, providing fans more ways to enjoy their collections.

 

To celebrate the launch of Skylanders Trap Team, Activision hid a “villain” inside a seemingly normal Skylanders Trap Team demo kiosk. Starting October 6 at 10 a.m. PDT, watch what happened here on the official YouTube channel:http://www.YouTube.com/SkylandersGame.

If you haven’t gotten out and grabbed the game get out to your local retailer, take advantage of these promotions and get a copy today! I promise you won’t regret it. For those of you that went out like me and couldn’t find the Kaos single pack trap it won’t be officially released until tomorrow Oct 7th at Toys R Us. A little frustrated because now I’m broke and will have to wait for wave 2 😦 Oh well will make hunting more fun when I can get them 😉 Until next time catch you on the SKYSIDE!

Walmart Exclusive ( ASDA )


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Get a look at this image Walmart have released the buddy buy trap team packaging is class.

Here’s hoping the uk gets them through asda!!! As soon as i know  ill let u all know.

Where’s Nitro Magna Charge?


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Nitro Magna Charge

Hey Addicts!,

Today was a good day for us Portal Masters and Addicts with Nitro Freeze Blade being released today at Target. Unfortunately, there were no Nitro Magna Charge figures in site. Wonder what is happing with that? Hopefully we will see him turn up soon. He looks so cool! We will be releasing a new video soon with our buddy Bryan over at Bryan’s Toy Haven. So stay tuned to get a look at Nitro Freeze Blade during his hunting video.

For those of you still looking for the Easter Edition Skylanders Walmart stores have been getting shipments of them in all across the US. They have been selling out pretty fast as some of you have seen, but don’t worry if you haven’t gotten them yet. Toys R Us will be releasing them on Tuesday 3/25/14 so here is another chance at grabbing them. Remember Best Buy hasn’t had any in store as of yet, so you will still have another shot if you miss them at TRU. Good Luck and Happy Hunting! Hope to see more pics of what you guys scored. Post a picture of your score on our Facebook page ( link is below ) we love pictures! 🙂 Catch you on the SKYSIDE!

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