Skylanders, the hit console game that combines video gaming with collectible action figures is now making the jump to your favorite iOS device (iPhone, iPad or iPod touch) with its latest installment ‘Skylanders Cloud Patrol’. In this game, you can unlock new Skylanders and access existing ones using the code printed on the figure’s packaging. If you’re new to the Skylanders world, you can build a virtual collection using in game currency. ‘Skylanders Cloud Patrol’ looks like its a great way to have your Skylanders on the go, and bide the time until ‘Skylanders Giants’ is released in the fall. You can find the game on itunes. Check below for a gallery of screenshots of the app – or keep reading after the jump for the full press release.
The Skylanders Franchise Comes to the App Store with
Skylanders Cloud Patrol™ for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch
Cloud Patrol Features 30-Plus Characters From Skylanders Spyro’s AdventureTM, Arcade Shooting Gallery Style Gameplay, Ranking And Reward Systems, Unlockables And More
Santa Monica, CA – April 5, 2012 – Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), is expanding the reach of the phenomenally popular Skylanders franchise, the #1 kids game of 2011, with the debut of Skylanders Cloud Patrol™, an entirely new gaming experience for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users, available exclusively on the iTunes App Store.
“Skylanders is already a huge success both on consoles and the web with Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure and Skylanders Spyro’s Universe and we are excited to bring the franchise to the mobile platform,”said John Coyne, vice president, consumer marketing. “Now with Cloud Patrol, fans have a brand new way to interact with their favorite Skylanders characters on the go in fun a new form of gameplay.”
Skylanders Cloud Patrol is set in a new region of Skylands that has been overrun by the evil minions of Portal Master, Kaos. With all 30-plus skylanders available to unlock, the game lets players take command of a magnificent sky-ship and use their favorite skylander to dispatch the baddies using touch gestures to tap-and-shoot or swipe the screen to create amazing combos.
Skylanders Cloud Patrol lets fans unlock skylanders and Magic Items and bring them to life in Cloud Patrol using the code bundled with each Skylanders action figure. Additionally, new Portal Masters may earn or purchase in-game currency to build their virtual mobile skylanders collection, Magic Items, and more. Cloud Patrol also features Game Center leaderboards and achievements and a 3D character viewer that allows players to browse their entire in-game collection.
The Skylanders App is available from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore.
For more information about Skylanders Cloud Patrol please visit www.skylanders.com. Skylanders Cloud Patrol is developed by Vicarious Visions, an Activision studio located in Menands, NY.