Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure Rev!ew & Special Edition Art Deco Skylanders Toy G!ve-it-Away!!!! (ends 9/28)

Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure is an exciting and welcome change to a gaming universe full of realistic game play. When Shauna told me we would be receiving this game to play, I thought it was just that, a game; I didn’t realize it had so much to it.  Yes there is still a central point of saving the Skylanders and becoming more powerful by way of leveling up through experience points, but there is so much more to it. For the sake of Little Man playing the game, I appreciated that Spyro’s Adventure does not rely on vast combat wastelands and dark post apocalyptic settings but rather extremely colorful worlds, creative characters, and an enjoyable story lines.

Love the bright and colorful world

The unique external portal attachment for the wii is an especially enjoyable way to select and play your character. When Little Man saw the portal he couldn’t pick a character fast enough to start playing. Surprisingly to me, since it took me a moment to “get” the whole system, he took to it pretty well and got the ease with which he learned the controls. I was ecstatic to hear the words being read to him at the beginning of the game, making life much easier on us.

Is was a joy watching him explore the brighly colored worlds and work on building his own. The starter pack arrived with three Skylanders Figures, the game portal, game for the Wii, as well as, a collectors poster to keep track of each of the figures he gets along the way! Since the arrival of the game, we of course added a few figures to his bunch, at his request!

At the same time, the game continues online integrating Little Man’s Skylanders collection, making HIS game portable! What I loved about the online version is that once the child registers, an email automatically arrives in the PARENTS inbox, letting us know what is happening. Also, there are a number of safety procedures put in place making it a secure place for children to play and interact with others.

Online Version

Here is a short VIDEO REVIEW from Little Man, himself!

***If you have trouble seeing the video above, CLICK HERE to see it on Youtube.***

Having such a large library of over 30 characters to choose from guarantees this game will be one of our favorites for years to come. My only regret so far is that since we only have one laptop, we haven’t even scratched the surface of interacting with the vast online Skylander world yet, but I am sure as Little Man gets older, it will happen more and more.

GIVEAWAY – Skylanders Giveaway

I have been given the opportunity to provide ONE Adventures of 8 Reader a special edition art deco skylanders toy!!!

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  1. allyson tice
    Twitter: sunflower101398

    would love to win this for my son!


    MY SON.

  3. maria cantu says:

    It will go to my nephew. He is totally obsessed.

  4. melissa holske says:

    i would love to win this for my 6 year old son he would get such a kick out of it

  5. Jacqueline MDonough says:

    I would LOVE to win this for my son Johnny who loves skylanders!!!!

  6. Cindy Kennedy says:

    I would like to win this for my grandson.

  7. Heather Wone says:

    For my son!

  8. My buddy’s son

  9. I want to win this for my two boys they would love this

  10. my 6 and 7 year old sons

  11. I’d love to win for my granddaughter. Thanks! cokelush at gmail

  12. i want to win this for my three boys

  13. I would love for my Daughter to win this . Her dad just deployed and we got her the game for christmas (this coming christmas) so it would be wonderful for her to have another person. (she will have three)

  14. Leigh-Anne Curley says:

    My son would be so excited!

  15. Kevin E
    Twitter: kjmaje

    I want to win this for my son Justin!

  16. Cheryl Phillips
    Twitter: thephillipshous

    My grandson loves these!

  17. Carolina Dhabolt says:

    I would love to win this for my boys, they are both toddlers and I’m sure they would really enjoy it.

  18. I’d give this to my nephew…he is sooo obsessed with Skylanders!!

  19. I want to win this for my son!

  20. This would be for my son’s. They love Skylanders 🙂

  21. chantal ronchetto says:

    for my son for christmas

  22. Would love to win this for myself

  23. I want to win this for my 9 yr old son

  24. For a neighbor going thru some very tough times right now

  25. Would love to win this for my stepson. He just went through a very hard surgery and got a few of these to help with his recovery down time

  26. Cheryl Phillips
    Twitter: thephillipshous

    For my grandson!!!!

  27. angela martin says:

    I would love to win this for my son Kaide

  28. alyce poyner says:


  29. Tahana Letica says:

    I would love to win this for my son. He loves skylanders!!

  30. Austin Baroudi says:

    I owuld love to win this for my daughter!!!

  31. Tracy Parral says:

    I want to win this for my son and daughter who are getting the game for christmas.

  32. My 8 year old son would love this!

  33. I would like to win this for my kids for win night =]

  34. Steve Stone says:

    for my sone jake

  35. amy williams says:

    I would love to win this for my son

  36. Christina W. says:

    This would be for my 2 son’s they are both autistic and love these silly toys.

  37. Jessica Meadows says:

    Would love to win this either for one of my boys or to donate.

  38. Cassandra Alt
    Twitter: CassandraAlt

    My son’s 7th birthday is coming and this one would be AWESOME for him! I’d be the best mom ever!

  39. Cathy Candelas
    Twitter: candeland

    My 6 yr old has been begging for Skylanders for forever so I’d love to win it for him.

  40. Tara Liebing says:

    I would give it to my son

  41. Amazing giveaway! I would love to win this for my son Ethan. Every day this week the neighborhood kids have been at my house with their skylanders and it would be so cool to add more to the collection!

  42. I would love to win this for my 8 yr old daughter. Her and her Best friend Joey love this game

  43. Kimberly B. says:

    This would be for my son.

  44. Heather Bridson
    Twitter: heatherbridson

    I would want to win it for myself, I have the game and I love it 🙂

  45. Danielle Priser says:

    My son would flip! He begged and begged to get Skylanders for his birthday this year- it was the ONLY thing he asked for, so a super cool character for it would be awesome!

  46. I would want to win this for my 5 yr old son

  47. 'Michelle N. Downing says:

    I want to win this for my 8 year old son for Christmas

  48. This would be for my son.

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