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Skylanders franchise tops $1 billion in sales worldwide

Activision is known for driving their franchises into the ground (Guitar Hero, Call of Duty, etc.), but so far, Skylanders is holding up quite well… and for good reason. Read on for sales figures and an infographic.

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Skylanders franchise tops $500 million in retail sales, figures outsell WWE, Star Wars toys

Activision today announced that the Skylanders franchise has topped $500 million in retail sales (games, bundles and figures included). The figures alone have outsold WWE, Beyblade and Star Wars toys, which is an impressive feat.

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Just Dance 4, Skylanders Giants Wii bundles coming soon

Along with slashing the price of their own Wii bundles to $129.99 in advance of the Wii U launch, Nintendo today has announced a pair of new Wii bundles for the Holidays.

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Meet Crusher, the next Skylanders Giants giant

Activision today revealed yet another of the new giants in the upcoming Skylanders Giants. Take a look at the large and rocky Crusher in toy and in-game screenshot form.

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A huge batch of new Skylanders Giants media, new characters revealed

Skylanders Giants is surely going to be a giant Holiday seller, just as the first game was. For gamescom, Activision fired over a set of new screens and a few photos of the figures.

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Skylanders Giants new character reveal "Swarm"

A quick unveiling of the new character Swarm for Skylanders Giants. This giant bee towers over the original Skylanders, both in plastic form, and in the game.

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Skylanders Giants E3 Trailer

Check out a new CG trailer depicting everyone's new favorite plastic saviors of the video games, the Skylanders. If you want to get on board that early Christmas toy hype train, I imagine this will be the place to start.

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