Skylanders: Giants is a sequel to the game Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure. It features larger Skylanders known as "Giants", on a quest to stop the evil villian 'Kaos' from finding the Lost City of Arkus and gaining the ancient powers within. It was released in 2012.

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Can Skylander characters be used across platforms and games? [duplicate]

I currently own Skylander Giants for Wii and I am considering buying Swap Force for the Xbox 360. Will the Giants characters be compatible with Swap Force even if its on a different platform?
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Can non-giant figures from Skylanders: Giants be used on Skylanders: Swap Force?

Just started my boys on Skylanders: Giants, they have tons of the figurines, but I noticed there's a new game (Skylanders: Swap Force) and don't know if we have to start over with the figurines? Or ...
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Are Portals of Power cross-platform compatible?

Can I use a portal from one platform on another platform? Is there a difference between the 1st/2nd generation portals (Spyro's Adventure/Giants) and the 3rd generation one?
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Is the new portal backwards-compatible with the previous games?

I know the new Skylanders SWAP Force game comes with a new portal of power, since the old portals supposedly don't support the new SWAP-type figures. My question is - will I still need to keep my old ...
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Why is the Giant Hothead/Flashwing not working?

The Giant Hothead seems to not be working - do you have any ideas on whas is causing the failure, and what we can do to fix it? We also have a Flashwing that wont work - again, do you happen to know ...
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Skylander Battle Mode

I just bought my son the a Wii console and the Skylander Giants starter pack. The Wii came with a nunchuck but the skylander starter pack did not. When we chose battle mode the Wii said both players ...
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Simultaneous two player mode

I bought Skylanders Giants for my kids and they've done something to make it so that in two player mode they can't play at the same time, something they've been able to do before. They press the - ...
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Are Giants required for Skylanders?

Do you need Giants to beat Skylanders Giants for Wii, or can you just use regular Skylanders to beat the game?
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What is the best level or method for gathering coins?

I'm trying to help my son upgrade some of his Skylanders figures, and wondering which level in Skylanders Giants is the best for gathering coins. Alternately, is there some other method for quickly ...
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Legendary? Dark? Lightcore? 2nd Ed? What?

With the new Skylanders: Giants there's a bunch of new characters. Only, they're not all new. Many of them are "reprints" of old characters. These "reprints" seem to be compatible with the original ...
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How do you save the level-ups to Skylanders Giants figurines?

Started playing Skylanders Giants last night and leveled up to Level 3 on Tree Rex. However, when we switched to 1 player on the same story line instead of 2, and went back to the first world/level ...
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Are the Pop Fizz and Hot Dog Skylanders figurines only compatible with the Giants game?

My son is asking for the Pop Fizz and Hot Dog figurines for Christmas, but he said he wants the ones for the original Skylanders game, not the Giants game. Are these figurines only available for the ...
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Can Spyro from the Skylanders Nintendo 3ds starter pack work on the PS3 platform?

I'm getting my grandson started on Skylanders for Christmas & know nothing about the story/game. I bought Giants & want to give him the Spyro figurine (which I'm having a hard time finding ...
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Are Skylanders “Adventure Packs” compatible with Skylanders Giants?

I have some level packs from the first Skylanders: Spyro's Adventures I was wondering I they were usable in Skylanders Giants and if so in what way. Do they unlock different levels in the new game or ...