Eruptor to Appear in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, Plus New Winterfest Lob-Star Announced

Skylanders is getting festive for the winter holiday season.

by Scott Lowe on November 24, 2014

In celebration of the winter holiday season, Skylanders is getting festive with a special appearance by Eruptor in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade later this week and the debut of the new Winterfest Lob-Star. Those tuning in to NBC this Thursday, November 27, for the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade will see Eruptor taking flight above the streets New York city. To get a glimpse of the Eruptor balloon and to see how it came to life, check out the new behind-the-scenes video below.

Next month, on December 7, fans in North America will have a chance to pick up the Winterfest Lob-Star, a special version of the Traptanium Throwing Star-wielding Trapmaster that features a unique holiday-themed shell. And finally, Activision and Toys for Bob today also announced the fourth addition to the Eon's Elite series — Whirlwind. Having mad herappearance in Skylanders Spyro's Adventure, Whirlwind joins the special line of collectible figures with a gold base, distinctive design, and premium packaging.

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