Calling all Portal Masters: Skylanders Imaginators adds Kaos, Neo Cortex, and Crash
Exciting news for all Portal Masters out there! In a thrilling follow-up to the E3 unveiling of Crash Bandicoot, Activision is bringing in fresh faces to the Skylanders Imaginators universe. Meet the two supervillains joining the lineup: Kaos and Crash’s arch-nemesis, Dr. Neo Cortex. These characters are now part of the Skylanders Sensei characters as fully-playable toys. The best part? Kaos will even be available for FREE to fans who pre-order and purchase the Skylanders Imaginators starter pack (while supplies last) between October 16 – 22, 2016!
Crash Bandicoot Level and More in Skylanders Imaginators
That’s not all. Skylanders Imaginators is introducing an entirely new dedicated Crash Bandicoot level called Thumpin’ Wumpa Islands. This level is steeped in nostalgic Crash Bandicoot gameplay. Think classic TNT boxes, crabs, hazards, temple ruins, Wumpa Fruit, exploding fruit, and more. This level will be available on the PS3 and PS4 starter packs at launch and will be released in a special Adventure Pack for all platforms later this year.
The Fun Ways to Play in Skylanders Imaginators
As you know, Skylanders Imaginators offers two fun ways to play. The first is to create your own Imaginators using Creation Crystals. The second is to collect Sensei characters to level up your Imaginators and blow enemies away with powerful Sky Chi attacks.
A Twist in the Tale: Kaos vs. Kaos
With Kaos having discovered the power of Mind Magic to create Doomlanders, one of his first creations was none other than a clone of himself! Figuring that no one in the universe, including the Skylanders, could ever stand up to more than one Kaos, he unleashed his clone in his quest to take over Skylands. But to Kaos’ surprise, the clone – also being Kaos – wanted victory for himself! As a result, he fights against his creator, in turn helping the Skylanders in their endeavor to defeat the real Kaos!
Gamescom Unveils Dr. Neo Cortex in Skylanders Imaginators
At Gamescom, Skylanders Imaginators introduced fans to the return of Dr. Neo Cortex as a Sensei Skylander and revealed an all-new level, Thumpin’ Wumpa Islands, steeped in nostalgic Crash Bandicoot® gameplay. The level includes special Crash Zones that bring back the classic massive boulder chases from the original games. And, as with any Skylanders level, there are secrets and hidden areas all along the way. In paying homage to this iconic character on his 20th anniversary, the level is packed with TNT boxes, crabs, hazards, temple ruins, Wumpa Fruit, exploding crates and many more elements from the original Crash. But it all takes place in the Skylands – which means a new twist of Skylanders combat and action brought into the world of the Wumpa Islands.
Unleash Your Imagination with Skylanders Imaginators
Skylanders Imaginators immense possibilities empowers players to unleash their imaginations by giving them the freedom to create their own Skylander. Portal Masters will enjoy the available in the game — including appearance, powers, abilities, names, catchphrases, musical themes and much more — to create the wildest Skylanders imaginable.
Launch and Pricing Details for Skylanders Imaginators
Developed by Toys For Bob, Skylanders Imaginators supports all 300+ Skylanders from previous games and will launch on October 16, 2016, in North America. The Skylanders Imaginators Starter Pack will be available for the suggested retail price of $74.99.
| Event | Details |
| — | — |
| Activision Announcement | Crash Bandicoot, Kaos, and Dr. Neo Cortex to join Skylanders Imaginators universe |
| Kaos Availability | Free for pre-order of Skylanders Imaginators starter pack (October 16 – 22, 2016) |
| New Feature | Crash Bandicoot level called Thumpin’ Wumpa Islands |
| Gameplay Options | 1. Create own Imaginators using Creation Crystals 2. Collect Sensei characters to level up Imaginators |
| Kaos Character Background | Kaos created a clone of himself using Mind Magic, clone rebelled and joined Skylanders |
| Dr. Neo Cortex | Returns as Sensei Skylander at Gamescom |
| Thumpin’ Wumpa Islands Level Features | Classic Crash Bandicoot gameplay elements like TNT boxes, crabs, hazards, temple ruins, Wumpa Fruit, exploding crates |
| Skylanders Imaginators Features | Players can create own Skylander with customizable appearance, powers, abilities, names, catchphrases, musical themes |
| Skylanders Imaginators Release | October 16, 2016 |
| Price | $74.99 for the Skylanders Imaginators Starter Pack |
Unraveling the Intricacies of Skylanders Imaginators: Kaos, Neo Cortex, and Crash
There’s a whole new world to explore for Portal Masters in the Skylanders Imaginators universe. With the introduction of new characters like Kaos and Dr. Neo Cortex, players can now engage in more thrilling and challenging adventures. This article delves deeper into the dynamics of these characters and their impact on the game’s overall experience.
Understanding the Role of Kaos in Skylanders Imaginators
The role of Kaos in Skylanders Imaginators is not merely a cosmetic addition. He is an integral part of the game’s narrative and gameplay. As a supervillain, he brings a new level of challenge and excitement to the game. The twist of Kaos creating a clone of himself using Mind Magic, and the resulting conflict, adds a fresh and intriguing layer to the game’s storyline.
Exploring the Impact of Dr. Neo Cortex on the Game
Dr. Neo Cortex, the arch-nemesis of Crash Bandicoot, brings his own unique flavor to the game. His introduction in Skylanders Imaginators as a Sensei Skylander allows players to explore new abilities and strategies. His role in the game not only enhances the gameplay but also pays homage to the classic Crash Bandicoot game, adding a nostalgic touch for the fans.
Decoding the Skylanders Imaginators Gameplay
Skylanders Imaginators offers a dynamic gaming experience with its two modes of play. Players can either create their own Imaginators using Creation Crystals or collect Sensei characters to level up their Imaginators. The game’s mechanics are designed to provide a rich and immersive experience, allowing players to explore their creativity while engaging in thrilling battles.
Delving into the Crash Bandicoot Level
The inclusion of the Crash Bandicoot level, Thumpin’ Wumpa Islands, in Skylanders Imaginators is another exciting feature. It not only offers players a new realm to explore but also brings back the classic elements from the original Crash Bandicoot game. From TNT boxes to temple ruins, this level is a treat for Crash Bandicoot fans.
The Skylanders Imaginators Starter Pack: What’s in it for You?
The Skylanders Imaginators Starter Pack offers a comprehensive package for fans to kickstart their gaming journey. Apart from the game, it includes Kaos and other playable toys, offering great value for money. Plus, with the free availability of Kaos for those who pre-order, this pack is a must-have for all Skylanders Imaginators fans.
FAQs about Skylanders Imaginators
When it comes to Skylanders Imaginators, players often have questions about the game’s mechanics, characters, and levels. Here are some common FAQs:
1. What are the benefits of collecting Sensei characters?
Collecting Sensei characters in Skylanders Imaginators allows players to level up their Imaginators and unlock new abilities. Each Sensei character offers unique abilities, adding a new dimension to the gameplay.
2. How does the Creation Crystal work?
The Creation Crystal in Skylanders Imaginators allows players to create their own Imaginators. This feature gives players the freedom to design characters based on their preferences and strategies.
3. What makes the Thumpin’ Wumpa Islands level special?
The Thumpin’ Wumpa Islands level is special because it brings back the nostalgia of the classic Crash Bandicoot game. It includes elements like TNT boxes, temple ruins, and more, providing a unique gaming experience.
In conclusion, Skylanders Imaginators with the addition of Kaos and Dr. Neo Cortex, offers a rich and immersive gaming experience. Its unique gameplay mechanics, coupled with the nostalgic Crash Bandicoot level, make it a must-play for all gaming enthusiasts.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Who are the new characters in Skylanders Imaginators?
The new characters in Skylanders Imaginators are Kaos and Dr. Neo Cortex, Crash Bandicoot’s arch-nemesis.
2. What is the special offer for pre-ordering Skylanders Imaginators?
Fans who pre-order and purchase the Skylanders Imaginators starter pack between October 16 – 22, 2016, will receive Kaos for FREE, while supplies last.
3. What is the new Crash Bandicoot level in Skylanders Imaginators?
The new Crash Bandicoot level is called Thumpin’ Wumpa Islands, featuring classic gameplay elements from the original games.
4. How can you play Skylanders Imaginators?
You can play Skylanders Imaginators by creating your own Imaginators using Creation Crystals or by collecting Sensei characters to level up your Imaginators.
5. What is the storyline involving Kaos in Skylanders Imaginators?
Kaos uses Mind Magic to create a clone of himself, who then turns against him, aiding the Skylanders in their quest to defeat the real Kaos.
6. When was Dr. Neo Cortex introduced in Skylanders Imaginators?
Dr. Neo Cortex was introduced as a Sensei Skylander at Gamescom.
7. What is the cost of the Skylanders Imaginators Starter Pack?
The Skylanders Imaginators Starter Pack is available for the suggested retail price of $74.99.
8. When did Skylanders Imaginators launch?
Skylanders Imaginators launched on October 16, 2016, in North America.
9. What is the concept of Skylanders Imaginators?
Skylanders Imaginators allows players to create their own Skylander character, with options for appearance, powers, abilities, names, catchphrases, musical themes and more.
10. How many Skylanders from previous games does Skylanders Imaginators support?
Skylanders Imaginators supports all 300+ Skylanders from previous games.