Today from Comic-Con International: Sand Diego Skylanders are debuting the latest endition to the ActiVision Skylanders figure-powered game line: Skylanders Trap Team including the collector-oriented Skylanders Trap Team: Dark Edition
“Kaos has blown up the walls of the feared Cloudcracker
Prison, freeing the most notorious villains in Skylands. It’s up to you and the
Skylanders to find and capture them. Using Traptanium, a magic material that
can harness the power of the Elements, you have the amazing ability to trap
the villains and return them to Skylands to fight for you! Begin the ultimate
adventure as you explore Skylands in search of the escaped villains!
Who are the Dark Skylanders? While on a special mission, a
team of Skylanders discovered a secret lair where Kaos was experimenting with a
new discovery – Petrified Darkness – which he intended to use to take over all
of Skylands! In the fight to stop Kaos, the lair exploded, releasing a
cloud of pure Darkness! The Skylanders knew they could not let it escape,
so they absorbed the dark energy, transforming them into dark versions of
themselves. Fortunately, Spyro had learned to tame the darkness within him
long ago. So with his help, these Skylanders now have also learned to
control it – combining its power with their own to fight Kaos and the forces of
The special starter bundle Skylanders Trap Team Dark Edition features the Ultimate Kaos Trap, an accessory that allows players to capture and control series antagonist Kaos for the first time. There are three traps that defeat and captures villains in the traps. Then you can use the villains to fight on the good side for you. The set also includes additional trap accessories with a redesigned Portal of Power, which brings the characters to life, sticker sheets, 2-sided character collector poster, trading cards and exclusive black-and-silver variants of new characters Snap Shot, Wildfire and Food Fight.
The Skylanders Trap Team Dark Edition retails at $99.99, and is set to launch on October 5 for the Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PS3, Nintendo Wii, Wii U, and 3DS platforms.
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