Skylanders Giants debuts 16 all-new characters, new tech, returning favorites with new powers and vast new playgrounds to explore
Releasing a new trailer, Activision Publishing has announced that Skylanders Giants, the sequel to Skylanders Spyro's Adventure, is now available in Europe for Xbox 360, PS3, Wii and 3DS - the game will launch in North America on October 21st, 2012. The game features 16 new characters, led by eight Giant Skylanders, who are twice the size of their comrades. The Giants each have exciting new powers and abilities to match their size. Joining the Giants are eight new Skylanders, who also feature never-before-seen powers. Additionally, Skylanders Giants introduces new LightCore Skylanders that glow when on or near the Portal of Power-no batteries required.
Fan-favorites from Skylanders Spyro's Adventure return as Series 2 characters featuring an all new "Wow Pow" upgrade power as well as the choice of more than one upgrade path. And all your favorite characters from Skylanders Spyro's Adventure are 100% compatible with Skylanders Giants-stats and customizations intact.
Skylanders Giants for Wii U will be available on November 18, 2012, when the Nintendo's new console launches. In the Wii U version, the game takes clever advantage of the system's motion and touchscreen controls.