Skylanders: Giants

Saints Row IV is blessed indeed

After a bumper crop of new releases last week, it’s Saints Row IV that’s come out on top in the UK chart. Deep Silver and Koch Media plucked the publishing rights from THQ’s ashes, and it’s become the company’s third number one of the year; the only other...

Medal of Honor comes out fighting

A sea of 5/10 reviews, leading to a current Metacritic of 51%, hasn’t put gamers off purchasing Medal of Honor: Warfighter. It’s the UK’s new number one, knocking EA’s own FIFA 13 to #2. Forza Horzion makes a pitstop at #3. Then we’ve got Skylanders Giants, Dishonored and...

Skylanders Giants – Xbox 360 review

Regular Games Asylum readers will know that we have a soft spot for Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure. It was one of the first games from Activision in a long time that didn’t feel as if Bobby Kotick had booted the developers’ door down and forced them to create it...

Skylanders Giants causes a rumble at retail

FIFA 13 sits on top of the UK chart for a fourth week running this week, fending off three new arrivals. Skylanders Giants enters at a very respectable #2. Just to show how much momentum the franchise has gained, the original Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure only entered the chart...

Skylanders Giants set to steal your savings

A lot of parents are going to be pestered for a temporary raise in pocket money this week – Skylanders Giants is out on Wii, 3DS, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The new giant figures, like Eye-Brawl on the right there, cost £14.99, while in addition to a...

The six strangest Skylanders

The Skylanders come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, but most are easily identifiable. Thanks to Spyro’s involvement there are a fair few dragons, plus a few knights, elves, skeletons and dinosaurs thrown in for good measure. Then you have these chaps below, who are somewhat harder...