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'Skylanders Giants' unveiled by Activision

Skylanders Giants

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Last year’s successful “Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure” is set to get a sequel this fall with an all-new story and perhaps more importantly, all-new playable characters.

In case you aren’t familiar with the franchise, Skylanders is an action game that merges the worlds of toys and video games. Players collect figurines, which they can then bring to life in the game using a special portal. Players...

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New York Comic Con showcases geek culture

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First, the good news – Comic Con is in town this weekend at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. Awesome. Now the bad news – unless you already have tickets, you probably won’t be able to get in. Tickets for Saturday and Sunday are completely sold out.

But you do have a glimmer of hope to get into the geekfest. Tickets for today are still available for $45.

Whether you...

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Hasbro takes biggest booth at Comic-Con

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Hasbro has etched itself among the toy making elite but this year will make its first New York Comic-Con appearance and they are making everyone know they are in town. The largest booth on the show floor will showcase their many highlighted brands and up and coming action figure lines.

Included in the mix are the latest Transformers sets from the film Transformers: Dark of the Moon....

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