Archive for February, 2012

Spyro’s Universe Expands the Skylands

I’ve really enjoyed Skylanders: Spyro’s Universe for a few reasons that really set it aside from the console adventures. It never gets old to head to the Mainland, and show off your Skylander collection. Last night I activated one of my Legendary Trigger Happys, pranced him around the Mainland, and before I knew it my friend requests were blowing up! When the beta for Universe was first released, I definitely felt that it was missing some customization and other elements, and it just didn’t feel fully formed yet. After a few updates, Spyro’s Universe really started to pull through, and gained much more of my time. I’ve had a blast customizing my Skyland (Shown Below), and the mini-games are increasingly tolerable. Flora and Lore Tablet collection is fairly addictive, and the level cap is 25, so you’ll get plenty of game out of your Skylanders. What are your thoughts on Spyro’s Universe? Do you feel that it adds to the adventure of Skylanders, or that it merely drives the repetitive stake deeper into the game? Leave your comments below, I look forward to hearing your thoughts. Check back tomorrow for the contest results, and be sure to read my Skylanders Schedule, more skylanders are to be released very soon!

– Caleb Stiles

Rare Skylander Contest Ends Thursday

Hey everyone, we’ve seen some great comments in address to the Skylander contest, so don’t let up. The contest winner will officially be selected Thursday night, so look for a message containing the details! The contest winner will be receiving a Legendary Trigger Happy, because my subscribers are just that awesome! See you Thursday night and good luck on winning my Legendary Trigger Happy! 🙂

– Caleb Stiles



Pokemon Black and White 2 Announced

Nintendo of America has officially announced a Pokemon Black and White sequel via press release, and it is already bursting with surprises. Most were assuming the next game would be of a “Grey” version or of that sort, but surprisingly, The sequels will be known as Pokemon Black 2, and Pokemon White 2. Nintendo of America went on to state that this game would be full of surprises, and based on the box art below, I believe them! Pokemon Black and White 2 are confirmed for a North American release this Fall. Tell us what you think about this unexpected sequel, we’d love to see your opinions in the comments!

– Caleb Stiles

Rare Skylanders Contest Update

Hey everyone, it’s been great to see you commenting on the blogs, so don’t let up! As most of you know, Here for the Gamers has been holding a contest, where we will be giving away a rare Skylander! Many of of you have already commented on the Ready, Flame, Fire blog, and earned an entry at the contest. For those of you who haven’t yet, click here, read my blog, and post accordingly. To earn one extra entry towards the Skylander contest, all you have to do is subscribe to my blog. On the right side of the screen scroll down, enter your email, and that’s all there is to it. I will be tallying entries, and at the end of the week, the winner will be selected and announced, and we will tell you who the rare Skylander is! Spread the word, and keep up the great comments!

– Caleb Stiles

Legendary Trigger Happy to Feature NEW Abilities

March is approaching quickly, and with it, more details are trickling down about some new Skylander figures being released “pre-exclusively” to Toys ‘R Us. The Dragon’s Peak, Iridescent Blue Bash, and Legendary Trigger Happy are all being released to Toys ‘R Us through March, then to other retailers, as most of you know. Featured above is the most unique Legendary Skylander to be sold yet, Trigger Happy. Just as the previous Legendaries, Trigger Happy features blue and gold coloring, and increased stats, such as attack or defense. But what stands out the most about this Legendary Trigger Happy, is that he will feature brand new abilities, not seen in the previous standard Trigger Happy. Few details have emerged about these abilities, but I can only hope, the new abilities will be focused around his fierce “goldslingers”! We’ll keep you updated as more info comes on Legendary Trigger Happy. Time is running out for our rare skylander contest, so be sure to check out our next blog for a chance on extra entries!

– Caleb Stiles

Dragon’s Peak Release Date + More

The Dragons Peak is the most anticipated Skylanders piece to me, and that’s because Sunburn is sure to be my favorite Skylander! I’ve been searching for information on the Dragon’s Peak Adventure Pack, and have finally found specific details, and so much more! All of the following information was pulled from an Official Skylanders Catalog, leaked onto Germany’s eBay. Firstly, due to a new contract with Toy’s ‘R Us, The Dragons Peak will make its first release from March 1st to 31st, only at Toys ‘R Us locations. The Dragon’s Peak will then be released to all retailers beginning in April, along with a few others, including the Iridescent Blue Bash, and Legendary Trigger Happy! Also to clarify, these two Skylanders are also confirmed to at least start off as Toys ‘R Us Exclusives. For release information on ALL of the other Skylanders, please Click HERE. Lastly, if you want to have a chance to win a pack of rare Skylanders, please read and comment accordingly, Click Here! Spread, the word, check out the Catalog pictures below, and check back for more Skylanders Updates!

– Caleb Stiles

Figure Realm Brings Life to Skylanders

FigureRealm, a custom action figure site, has found a way to articulate Skylander figures, giving them free form, joints, accessories, and more! These Skylanders can be pinned onto their element piece, or you can pop them off and play with them as you would a regular action figure! This creates more imagination for the younger kids, as well as more diversity for the collectors. The best part is, they still work perfectly on the Portal of Power! Figure Realm has really done an incredible job with these figures, so be sure to check them out! Check out the images below and check out the site here. Spread the word and click here to enter for a chance to win a rare Skylander!

– Caleb Stiles

 

 

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