Skylanders SuperChargers Dark Edition announced, features Dark Donkey Kong/Bowser
Activision will be unveiling the Skylanders SuperChargers Dark Edition at San Diego Comic-Con, the company announced today.
The Wii U version of the Dark Edition features Dark Turbo Charge Donkey Kong and his Dark Barrel Blaster land vehicle. On Wii, players will be able to obtain Dark Hammer Slam Bowser and his Dark Clown Cruiser sky vehicle. First screenshots of both can be seen below.
Also included in the Skylanders SuperChargers Dark Edition is the Dark Spitfire, Dark Hot Streak, a two-sided ultimate collector poster, and the Kaos Trophy, which is the only way to unlock special Kaos gameplay content. Pricing is set at $99.99.
Activision also shared information today about a new premium toy line coming from Eon’s Elite:
Eon’s Elite is a premium toy line offering fans the ultimate versions of some of the most iconic heroes from the game that started it all, Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure®. Each hero is powered up to three times the normal level and updated with premium decorations, new poses and unique sculpts that represent how they appear in their fully upgraded form. The figures are presented in premium packaging featuring a display case with a 3-D lenticular background, making them truly collectible items. This year’s fan-favorite roster includes Voodood, Zook, Slam Bam, Ghost Roaster, Boomer and Dino-Rang and will be available for a suggested retail price of $19.99. The first wave of Eon’s Elite characters — Slam Bam, Zook and Voodood — are Toys”R”Us exclusives and will be available starting November. The second wave of heroes, Ghost Roaster, Boomer and Dino-Rang, will be available in December.
Lastly, Skylanders will be featured at the San Diego Comic-Con through the following activities:
Skylanders Show Floor (Booth #121): Fans can get hands-on with the new
Skylanders SuperChargers Dark Edition; check out all-new Eon’s Elite collectible figures; take photos inside a life-sized Hot Streak vehicle or with Kaos and Spitfire statues; say hello to life-sized costumed characters Eruptor, Gill Grunt and Jet Vac; and collect giveaways all weekend long while supplies last — including Skylanders buttons and event-exclusive Hot Streak vehicle toys each morning starting at 10 a.m. PT.
Skylanders Comic Book, IDW Publishing (Booth #2743): Leading comic book publisher IDW will have copies of the Skylanders comic books series available for purchase. Attendees also will learn more about Rift into Overdrive, IDW’s latest Skylanders offering and prequel to Skylanders SuperChargers- available for preorder now online. Fico Ossio, the comic book’s lead artist, will be onsite for signings on Thursday from 10 – 11 a.m., and on Sunday from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. PT.
Mad Libs (Booth #1032): Attendees can purchase the popular Skylanders Universe™ Mad Libs. Fans receive a free tote bag with a purchase of three Mad Libs!
Nintendo Game Lounge (Marriott Marquis and Marina): Convention goers can get hands-on with Skylanders SuperChargers and collect limited edition Skylanders-themed air fresheners while supplies last. Hours: Thursday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Penguin (Booth #1514): Fans can purchase Penguin’s Skylanders Universe series of books.
Rubie’s Costumes (Booth #3649): Skylanders fans can purchase costumes at Rubie’s booth.
Source: Activision PR