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Skylanders: SuperChargers preview and interview – ‘We don’t have franchises we can just cash in on, this is about original ideas’

Skylanders: SuperChargers - now bringing vehicles to life

Skylanders: SuperChargers – now bringing vehicles to life

GameCentral previews this year’s new Skylanders game, and talks to its creator about competition from Disney Infinity and Lego Dimensions.

Whether you, or your wallet, likes it or not the concept of ‘toys to life’ is not going away. Skylanders pioneered the idea, of selling figurines which unlock new characters and features in a game, but there’s now also Disney Infinity, Nintendo’s amiibos, and the forthcoming Lego Dimensions, all of which are trying to convince you to not only buy a game but to constantly update it with new toys.

There’s nothing intrinsically wrong with this, assuming you actually want both the toy and the content it provides, but it’s not hard… Read the full story

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