X360A Review: Skylanders Swap Force
Written Monday, October 28, 2013 By Richard WalkerView author's profile
Kids love toys. Kids love video games. Put these two things together and you have a recipe for multi-million dollar success. And so Activision's Skylanders franchise is back for a third bite of the cherry, with more toys for parents to buy for their little brats, and a funky new swap mechanic.
Skylanders Swap Force's new 'dynamic swapability' characters have interchangeable torsos and legs, meaning you can create hundreds of character combinations. But does a new mechanic mean new possibilities? Does it mean a better Skylanders game? Does it mean more opportunity for cynical cash grabbing? Or is it all of these things?