A fun batch of Skylanders news just in for diehard portal masters! There will soon be Skylanders In Our Cereal and Easter Baskets!
Forgo a few chocolate bunnies this Easter and stuff your kids’ baskets with springtime editions of Skylanders Minis Power Punch Pet-Vac and Eggsellent Weeruptor. Word has it that “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.”
Also new is a new limited edition Easter Bunny Earth Trap!
This stuff is nearly too cute for words.
If your Skylanders-loving kids are anything like mine, you’ve likely got a few figures scattered around your breakfast table all. the. time! Now, you can have Skylanders in your cereal bowl too…sort of. In a partnership with General Mills Big G cereal, Skylanders fans will soon be able to start their mornings playing an interactive version of Skystones.
Here’s the full scoop:
“Beginning February 14, General Mills will bring the fan-favorite Skylanders Skystones game to select Big G cereal boxes, marking Activision’s first entry into the cereal category. Available at participating retailers across North America, fans will find Skylanders Skystones packs inside boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Reese’s Puffs, Trix, Lucky Charms and more while supplies last. There are four sets of Skylanders Skystones to collect, and each set contains 10 cards, two of which are ultra-powerful “boss” villain cards that will unlock exclusive content in the free Skylanders Collection Vault™ app. Skylanders Skystones is a popular head-to-head mini-game found in Skylanders Trap Team and other previous Skylanders games.”
Finally, there’s a new version of the Skylanders Trap Team Starter Pack coming this April that will utilize Crayola’s Color Alive! 4D Experience augmented reality, meaning your kid’s coloring will come to life on
“A 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 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Nintendo’s Wii™ system, Nintendo’s Wii U™ system, PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system and select iPad®, Kindle Fire and Android tablets. “
“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.”