Activision unveils new Skylanders Imaginators toys and content

A range of new characters and content is being added to Skylanders Imaginators, the game’s publisher, Activision Blizzard, has revealed at Gamescom 2016.

Firstly, a new Crash Bandicoot level, Thumpin’ Wumpa Islands, will be available for fans to play.

Paying homage to the character’s 20th anniversary, the level boasts special Crash Zones that bring back boulder chases, exploding crates and Wumpa Fruit from the original game.

Secondly, the company is releasing two new Senseis Toys in the form of Dr. Neo Cortex and Kaos.

Both supervillains will be joining the line-up of Senseis Toys, and will be available for free to fans who pre-order and purchase the Skylanders Imaginators starter pack.

“From the moment we received the first fan art, we knew Skylanders was unique in its ability to fuel kids’ imaginations. With Skylanders Imaginators’ powerful character creation tools, we can’t wait to see what amazing Skylanders our fans will bring to life,” said Paul Reiche, president and co-founder of Toys For Bob.

“Now fans can create more characters than there are stars in the known universe. These Imaginators join a strong line-up of Sensei characters which include fan-favourite villains, now reformed and fighting for good.”

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