Today Disney has also announced that there will be two companion apps that will support the console games. That dual-screen experience is really coming on in this industry, isn’t it? Below you can find the press release reprinted verbatim.
Activision’s going to want to watch out with Skylanders. It spent a fortune building up the concept of a collectible video game into a franchise that rivals Call of Duty in its stable, and now it’s going to have to contend with some of the most beloved characters in media history taking aim at the exact same demographic.
The Skylanders games have never done an especially good job in the mobile world, either, so if Disney can pull this off with fun, engaging apps then it’s going to be a real coup for its chances in winning the miniatures war.
The press release: