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Skylanders Trap Team

Activision, Toys for Bob
Oct 4, 2014 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Wii U, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5

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8.2 / 10
4 / 5
Metro GameCentral
7 / 10
Game Informer
8.8 / 10
8 / 10
8 / 10
4 / 5

Skylanders Trap Team Review Summary

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Skylanders Trap Team is a welcome addition to the toys-to-life franchise with its introduction of a new trapping mechanic and new figures, all of which critics agree is fun for fans new and old

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Critic Reviews for Skylanders Trap Team


8.2 / 10.0

Loads of great characters and the return of Skystones make Trap Team one of the best games in the Skylanders series.

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Skylanders Trap Team refreshes the toys-to-life magic with new portal tech, charming characters, and engaging gameplay that any gamer can enjoy.

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The gimmick is great, and playing as a villain works extremely well, but as a game this doesn't play as fair or as fun as previous instalments.

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The biggest and most enjoyable entry in the series. It's great for single player or co-op sessions

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Fun villains and a joyful campaign make Trap Team another delightful entry into the Skylanders series.

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Trap Team will give your kids a crash course in gaming basics — and you'll get an enjoyable and surprisingly deep game to play with a wide range of age groups.

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With more personality than ever before and a narrow focus on the new toys, it's the perfect time to play a perfect platformer without being overwhelmed by years of toy releases.

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While not without its questionable qualities — expect to pay $120 to get something approaching an optimal play experience — Skylanders: Trap Team continues the series' tradition of catering to kids by treating them with respect. And the new trapping gimmick more than justifies itself through the flexibility it offers... not to mention the amusing and diverse role it gives the game's villains.

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