Skylanders-inspired board games coming this summer

Activision and Pressman Toy will release four board/action games this summer based on the Skylanders Spyro's Adventure and Skylanders Giants franchises, according to a recent press release.

All games are designated ages 5 and up and require 2 to 4 players. Skylanders Giants War Card Game is a "classic game with a twist" that includes 32 Skylanders cards and four lenticular Tree Rex cards. The game will cost $5.99. Skylanders Giants Portal Master Game is a four-in-a-row-styled game. It will cost $14.99 and requires players to spin and place color rings on different elements.

In Skylanders Giants Pop ‘N' Race, priced $9.99, players pop a dome to roll dice and travel around a board. Skylanders Giants Block and Blast Game puts one player into the role of Kaos, while the others attempt to blast and knock down his minions. Block and Blast will be available for $24.99.

Definite release dates have not been announced, though all games are expected this summer.

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