The hugely popular ‘Skylanders’ figurines will soon work on tablets

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Skylanders: Trap Team, the fourth video game in the series that allows players to scan NFC figurines and turn them into playable characters, will be launching on tablet for the first time on October 5th. The new version will come with a Bluetooth controller and a special stand that will allow you and your money-sucking offspring to play with real-world toys in a video game arena. Previous entries in the Skylanders franchise, which has both captured children’s hearts and ravaged their parents’ wallets since the first game launched in 2011, only saw launch on consoles.

In addition to the controller, Trap Team‘s Tablet Starter Pack comes with two small plastic toys, and two “traps.” The two toys can be placed on the Bluetooth stand to…

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