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Game review
Skylanders Giants
Spyro no
by Peter Willington 31/1/2013
Product: Skylanders Giants
Developer: Toys for Bob
Publisher: Activision Blizzard
Format: 3DS
Genre: Action, Collection
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Skylanders Lost Islands on iOS is brilliant. It's a delightful freemium world-builder that plays about with the licence, rewards you tremendously, and throws a cheeky wink your way every so often thanks to a decent sense of humour.

If you want a portable Skylanders experience, that's the one to go for, as Skylanders Giants for 3DS is entirely skippable. It's a significantly compromised, stripped back pseudo-version of the home console adventure, and one that only Skylanders die-hards should bother looking into. ...
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Summary
Truly unforgivable technical issues mask an otherwise run-of-the-mill action adventure game. The toys are cool and all, but the game containing them simply isn't
RATINGS
Audio/visual: 3
Gameplay: 5
Value: 5
Innovation: 6
Overall: 5
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