The Skylanders Franchise Comes to App Store with Skylanders Cloud Patrol

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[prMac.com] Santa Monica, California - Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), is expanding the reach of the phenomenally popular Skylanders franchise, the #1 kids game of 2011, with the debut of Skylanders Cloud Patrol, an entirely new gaming experience for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users, available exclusively on the iTunes App Store.

"Skylanders is already a huge success both on consoles and the web with Skylanders Spyro's Adventure and Skylanders Spyro's UniverseSM and we are excited to bring the franchise to the mobile platform,"said John Coyne, vice president, consumer marketing. "Now with Cloud Patrol, fans have a brand new way to interact with their favorite Skylanders' characters on the go in fun a new form of gameplay."

Skylanders Cloud Patrol is set in a new region of Skylands that has been overrun by the evil minions of Portal Master, Kaos. With all 30-plus skylanders available to unlock, the game lets players take command of a magnificent sky-ship and use their favorite skylander to dispatch the baddies using touch gestures to tap-and-shoot or swipe the screen to create amazing combos.

Skylanders Cloud Patrol lets fans unlock skylanders and Magic Items and bring them to life in Cloud Patrol using the code bundled with each Skylanders action figure. Additionally, new Portal Masters may earn or purchase in-game currency to build their virtual mobile skylanders collection, Magic Items, and more. Cloud Patrol also features Game Center leaderboards and achievements and a 3D character viewer that allows players to browse their entire in-game collection.

Skylanders Cloud Patrol is developed by Vicarious Visions, an Activision studio located in Menands, NY.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.3 or later
* 78.2 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Skylanders Cloud Patrol 1.1.0 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, South Korea, China and the region of Taiwan. Copyright (C) 2012 Activision Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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