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Kids Can Create Their Ultimate Skylanders In Skylanders Imaginators

Since the launch of Skylanders, kids around the world have sent Toys For Bob, the pioneers of the toys-to-life category, hand-drawn Skylanders with one special request – please bring my Skylander to life. This October, Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. will make that wish a reality. For the first time ever, Skylanders Imaginators will empower Portal Masters to unleash their imaginations by giving them the freedom to create their own Skylander.

“Since we launched the very first Skylanders game, we have received countless letters and drawings from kids all over the world sharing their vision for their own Skylanders. No matter how in touch with our ‘inner kids’ we might think we are as adults, nothing comes close to the endless creativity that springs from the mind of an inspired kid,” said Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing, Inc. “We’ve turned this year’s game into the ultimate blank canvas for kids’ imaginations so they can create and play their own Skylanders.”

Skylanders Imaginators gives players immense possibilities – including appearance, powers, abilities, name, catchphrase, musical theme and much more – to make the wildest Skylanders imaginable. The amazing depth of the creation system could allow for more than a googol distinctive characters.

With the evil Kaos on a new quest to take over Skylands, it’s up to Portal Masters everywhere to create their own Skylanders – known as Imaginators – using the new elementally-aligned toy type call the Creation Crystal. Creation Crystals also allow players to transport their Imaginators to consoles at anytime, anywhere!

Skylanders Imaginators introduces Skylanders Senseis, all-new heroes who represent 10 powerful Battle Classes such as Knight, Sorcerer, Bowslinger, Brawler, and more. Skylanders Senseis help train created Imaginators by offering a range of benefits including unlocking super-cool Imaginator weapons, providing access to special areas in the game, as well as bestowing Secret Techniques across the Battle Classes. Senseis also have their own unique benefits including the extraordinary ability to unleash Sky-Chi – the ultimate Battle Class super move. There are a total of 31 Senseis, which include some fan-favourite villains who have been reformed and now fight for good!

“Skylanders consistently delivers on innovative gameplay experiences. With customization a dominant trend in the consumer market, the fact that Skylanders Imaginators will allow kids to bring their own creations to life is a game changer and one our customers will enjoy,” said Richard Barry, Global Chief Merchandising Officer, Toys“R”Us, Inc. “We are proud to continue to serve as a marquee Skylanders destination , and look forward to fans’ excitement when the new Skylanders Imaginators game arrives this autumn.”

Starting today, fans can pre-order Skylanders Imaginators Starter Packs which includes two new Skylanders characters, a Creation Crystal, Portal of Power and the full AAA game. Skylanders Imaginators will be available on Xbox 360 and Xbox One video game and entertainment systems from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 computer entertainment systems and Nintendo’s Wii U system.

Developed by Toys For Bob, Skylanders Imaginators supports all 300+ Skylanders toys from previous games. The game will be available on 14th October in the UK.

Source: PR

13 comments

  1. I’m willing to bet there will still be limitations. Like, they probably won’t allow a person to actually draw/create the entire Skylander figure from the ground up. It will probably be something dumb, like only being able to choose pre-programmed items and parts. Instead of it being truly, 100% user-created. The limitations in creating is what caused me to lose interest in the Drawn To Life/Scribblenauts series. I never gave them a try because of this. I hate anything that claims that you can create anything in your imagination. When in reality, they’re only referring to selectable items/parts already in the game. If ANY of this makes sense to anyone. I always wished that I could take actual photos of objects (and faces) and put those real items/faces in the games.

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  2. For any wondering, you can watch a really bad trailer on the site that’s shot entirely using snapchat, but just from that, there are A LOT of parts you can use, but it’s just parts. But it’s like, face, hair, ears, neck, upper, lower, arms, hands, legs, feet, it’s pretty extensive

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  3. Also known as Pokemon “Please? Let us create our own Pokemon and or change the gender of Hitmonchan into a girl?”

    LOL, You guys know it’s gonna happen?

    ;)

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  4. The snapchat thing might have been a weird way of announcing it, but from the looks of it, this is a really neat system. The only thing comparable in recent memory is the Lego character creators in all the lego games, and even then, this seems to have full color customization abilities as well, which is really interesting. The next step would be releasing a Skylanders 3D printer for these things lol

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