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Daily Diary: We Are Officially Obsessed With Skylander On The XBox 360

My husband went to Time to Play last week and got to test out a ton of cool new toys. My bestie – Audrey McClelland – wasn’t able to make it and asked him to check out the Skylander table.

Now, my son has mentioned this game in the past… but I thought nothing of it because I had no idea what it was. I didn’t even know it was for the Xbox 360! I thought it was an action figure.

Between my son’s begging, Audrey’s suggestion (she has 4 boys BTW) and Bill’s preview at Time to Play, I finally broke down and bought the intro pack.

Mind you – this was done for selfish reasons as well. I need to be taking it easy these days and a video game where I can lay on my couch and play with my son sounds just about right to me.

Um… I loved it!!!  I mean… Liam loved it! 🙂

It’s so fun! Basically you have these characters that you can swap in and out throughout the game. There are a TON to purchase but the set comes with 3. I think at a minimum you need to have one from each type of element (water, magic tech, air, etc) in order to 100% complete the game. There is a slight start up cost – but it’s really fun.

The kids did not want to go to bed last night.

While Liam is at school, I’m going to see if I can go back to the first two levels and play his characters a bit more so I can level them up. You know, for him…. not because I really enjoyed the game.

Did I mention I’m a teenage boy at heart? 🙂

I have to do a little search to see what other XBox 360 games are out there that would work for Liam and Natalie (and me). We have 4 controllers so I want to try to get a collective game that we can all play at the same time!!

Does your house play Skylander? If you have a son you should consider it – the holidays are right around the corner!!

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Vera Sweeney, mom, blogger, social media influencer and New York resident, is the founder of LadyAndTheBlog.com. She is considered one of the top female digital influencers in today’s social media space. Her lifestyle and parenting brand helps busy women stay on top of the latest trends in fashion, food, family and travel.