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Skylanders Kicks Toys-to-Life Into Overdrive

  Portal Masters: Start your engines. The Skylanders are back and bigger, better, and faster than ever. Developed by Activision and Vicarious Visions, the latest installment of the toys-to-life franchise, Skylanders SuperChargers, brings vehicle play… read more

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Star Wars Rebels Characters Join Disney Infinity Family

The Force is getting stronger. Characters from the Disney animated TV series Star Wars Rebels will be available on Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition, reports Disney Interactive and Lucasfilm. Kanan Jarrus, Ezra Bridger, Sabine Wren, and Zeb Orrelios… read more

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Skylanders Drive Out Kaos in SuperChargers

Skylanders fans, rev your engines! Activision, the trailblazer behind the toys-to-life category, revealed the latest installment to its mega popular Skylanders franchise: Skylanders SuperChargers. Expanding on the brand’s signature gameplay, Skylanders SuperChargers introduces never-before-seen vehicles-to-life.… read more

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Lego Joins Toys-to-Life Category with New Lego Dimensions

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, and The Lego Group announced Lego Dimensions, an entertainment experience that allows the Lego brand to enter the toys to life category by merging physical brick building with interactive… read more

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New Nintendo 3DS XL Perfects the Multi-Dimensional Experience

Handheld systems have brought entertainment to gamers on the go for decades, since the launch of the Gameboy in 1989. But of course, family-friendly video game giant, Nintendo, has come a long way since the days… read more

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Making the Most of Nintendo Consoles

Nintendo consoles, including the Wii U and the portable 3DS, are topping kids’ wish lists this year, driven by an abundance of new gaming content, such as Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS, Pokémon Omega… read more

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Go Beyond Gotham in New Behind the Scenes Videos from Warner Bros.

Ever wonder what goes into making the video games that your family loves? Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment released two new developer diaries giving fans an inside look at the making of the upcoming LEGO Batman… read more

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A First Look At This Season’s Hottest Video Games with The Toy Insider Mom

More ABC news videos | ABC Entertainment News Our Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht appeared on ABC World News Now to give a sneak peak of this season’s hottest video games for kids and families,… read more

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Nintendo Becomes More Playful with Play Nintendo Website

Nintendo has unveiled Play Nintendo at play.nintendo.com, a new website where both kids and parents can interact with the video game maker’s characters and franchises. The site is a child-friendly online destination where kids can… read more

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In The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Video Game, With Great Power Comes Innovative Game Play

It took Spider-Man himself a lot of practice to get the hang of his new powers, and that was a reassuring thought when I started playing The Amazing Spider-Man 2, from Activision. The game introduces… read more

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