VGW's Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure Review

VGW: At the heart of Skylanders: Spryo’s Adventure is a business model that promises to keep developers and publishers up at night trying to successfully imitate it. An innovative splicing of toy and video game, Skylanders is what Pokemon might be with loot-driven, RPG-lite gameplay and real-life figurines that remember their adventures and can teleport into any console or PC version of the game. It’s a business model that unapologetically wants you to buy the other 29 Skylanders not included in the $69.99 starter kit, just to see every nook and cranny of the game world.

I’d be more inclined to condemn Activision for this shameless money-grabbing scheme if I wasn’t so compelled to head to my local Toys ‘R’ Us to fork over said money.

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