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Skylanders Lost Islands
A soaring achievement
By Peter Willington 23 November 2012
Skylanders Lost Islands | Developer:
Vicarious Visions | Publisher:
Activision Blizzard | Format:
iPhone, iPad | Genre:
Casual | Players:
1 | Networking:
wireless (network) | Version:
This is a freemium game review, in which we give our impressions immediately after booting a game up, again after three days, and finally after seven days. That's what the strange sub-headings are all about.
If you're a fan of kitschy children's toys of the moment, then you're no doubt deeply invested into the Skylanders series of collectibles.
Having had their start on the home consoles, these figurines have now made the jump to iOS in various titles, one of which is Skylanders Lost Islands.
I've been putting the world-builder through its paces over the last seven days to find out whether it adds anything new to the 'collect resources, make buildings and wait' formula.
Compulsive toy collectors: beware! Skylanders Lost Islands is a superbly made world builder, with enough hooks to make you return time and time again