Skylanders Swap Force Coming Fall 2013

I am beyond excited.  It was just announced that the next video game in the Skylanders series, SWAP FORCE, will come out in Fall 2013.  Skylanders Swap Force introduces swappable action figures – looks totally cool.  Check out this video of the Skylanders Swap Force launch party from Toy Fair 2013 -

Skylanders Swap Force Will Introduce Jumping

Swappable Skylanders is incredible, but I am also excited about the ability to jump.  In this article on Skylanders Swap Force they mention that all Skylanders, new and old, will be able to Jump in Swap Force.  I can’t tell you how long I have waited for this feature.  It might have been all the emails that I sent Activision that got them to introduce the ability to jump in Swap Force.

I really think the ability to swap tops and bottoms will make Skylanders much more fun.  With just 16 Swappable figures you will be able to create over 250 different characters based on how you mix and match.

The only downside to Skylanders Swap Force, now I need to wait until Fall 2013 before it comes out!

Check back here in a few weeks, I am looking to find more links to Skylanders Swap Force videos.  If you know of anything, let me know.


Puffle Toys From Club Penguin Invade the Real World

If you have kids, you probably know all about Club Penguin.  Club Penguin is the most popular virtual world for kids.  The basic idea is you are a Penguin and can play games with other penguins.  In addition, you can buy things for your Igloo and also adopt a pet.  The pets in Club Penguin are called Puffles.  Puffle pets are very popular in the online world and now they are invading the offline world.

Jakks Pacific Brings Puffle Pet Plush Toys To The Real World

New for 2012 are Puffle Toys by Jakks Pacific.
The Puffle toys come in all shapes and sizes.  Each Puffle toy comes with a code to unlock a Puffle in the virtual world of Club Penguin.  Here is a video review of the Puffle Toys from Jakks Pacific.

Some parents are not a huge fan of virtual worlds like Club Penguin, but if your kids do play Club Penguin, they are going to like the Puffle Plush toys from Jakks Pacific.


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