A drone that climbs walls. A gesture-controlled robot that can bring you a can of cola. A LEGO version of a video game and
The 'Skylanders: Trap Team' Starter Set is out now from £49.99 KEY FEATURES: Play as both Skylanders and villains Use Traptanium
Skylanders is redefining the Toys-to-Life phenomenon with yet another ground-breaking innovation, Skylanders Trap Team. With Skylanders Trap Team, players can take characters out of the game and place them into physical "Traps" that kids can take with them, effectively bringing Life to Toys
As the huge doors of the Koelnmesse convention centre in Cologne open for Gamescom publishers jostle for headlines. Activision
So the starter pack, which includes the portal of power, two toys, two traps, the controller and a tray will cost £64.99
Gamescom 2014 is underway, and the big companies are already rolling through their press announcements with the fanfare and
If your kids love Skylanders -- IE if your kids are between the ages of 8 and 13 -- prepare to say goodbye to your iPad. Activision
The biggest change is the new portal that lets players trap enemies in special electronic Traps and then turn them into player characters - yes, even Chaos himself. There are also a new set of Trap Master characters with special upgradeable weapons.
One of the most popular developments in family video-games over the last few years is the cross-over between virtual and physical play. Games like Skylanders and Disney Infinity use real toys to access in game content and characters.
'Skylanders Swap Force' is the latest adventure in the ridiculously popular toys-and-games combo, out 18 October on Xbox