Ahh, Skylanders. It's the best selling video game and toy line in the world. When Skylanders SWAP Force is released October 16 expect it to be worse than the early days of the apocalypse at retail stores worldwide. At gamescom Activision has decided to show off four more of the 32 brand new Skylanders they'll be releasing for SWAP Force. We've got vignette's of them in action, screenshots, and pictures of the statues too. Ahh, Skylanders!
How about a quick rundown of each of the four brand new Skylanders revealed:
- Grilla Drilla - Life/Dig - Grilla could have been the king of his people, but instead joing the Skylanders where he could protect a larger portion of Skylands' people.
- Boom Jet - Air/Rocket - Boom Jet wasd edicated to becoming the best sky surfer in Skylands, up until the day The Darkness consumed his homeland. Since then he's dedicated himself to the Skylanders.
- Slobber Tooth - Earth - A powerful ancient creature, Slobber Tooth rejected Kaos' offering of power and then fought him away from his homeland.
- Zoo Lou - Life - A shaman of the Seven Strange Strongholds, Sou Lou fought off an army of trolls to protect his homeland -- all with his own mojo.
Both Grilla Drilla and Boom Jet are swappable Skylanders, able to trade out their bottom halves for those of another swappable Skylander. Slobber Tooth and Zoo Lou are core characters, which means that while they can't have their bits swapped out they're doubly awesome for being fully realized, unique characters.
Skylanders SWAP Force launches October 16 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U and will be coming to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 as they're launched. With 32 brand new characters and several reissues of older characters, tons of new features like jumping, Skylanders SWAP Force will undoubtedly the best game in the franchise yet.
Grilla Drilla vignette - Youtube
Boom Jet vignette - Youtube
Slobber Tooth vignette - Youtube
Zoo Lou vignette - Youtube