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Skylanders Imaginators: Activision pins its hopes on player creativity

This year’s instalment allows players to build their own on-screen Skylander characters from hundreds of components When the first Skylanders title arrived in 2011, it did much more than revive the career of cutesy PlayStation hero Spyro the Dragon – it invented a whole new type of video game. The so-called “toys-to-life” genre, mixes on-screen action with physical action figures that can be placed on a RFID-equipped portal and then digitally transferred into the game.
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