How Skylanders Changed the Way Kids Play Video Games

Take a look at how the Skylanders series has grown and evolved since 2011.

by Scott Lowe on February 05, 2015

Just over 3 years ago, Skylanders™ made its debut, launching the Toys-to-Life category and introducing an ever-expanding universe of characters, games, and collectibles. Flash-forward to today—over 240 million toys have been sold and life-to-date retail revenue has exceeded $3 billion. In December, Skylanders was named the number one kids’ console video game franchise globally. But how did Skylanders go from a wild idea from series creators Toys for Bob to one of the biggest video game series in the world? Take a trip down Portal Master memory lane by clicking on the infographic below.


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