Skylanders Trap Team Starter Pack Review

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Kaos has blown up the walls of the feared Cloudcracker Prison freeing the most notorious villains in Skylands. It’s up to you and the Skylanders to find and capture them. Using Traptanium™, a magic material that can harness the power of the Elements , you have the amazing ability to trap the villains and return them to Skylands to fight for you! Begin the ultimate adventure as you explore Skylands in search of the escaped villains!


In order to play you need to pick up a starter pack. The starter pack has everything you need to start playing the game. There are two different editions. One is the standard edition and one is the darker edition.

skylanders trap team                                                                       The Starter Standard Edition Skylanders Trap Team includes:

  • Skylanders Trap Team for a specific console
  • 1 Traptanium Portal
  • 2 Skylanders Figures (Snap Shot and Food Fight)
  • 2 Traptanium Crystals (Water and Life Traps)
  • 2 Character Sticker Sheets with secret codes
  • 2 Trading Cards
  • 1 Character Poster

This is available on available on the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii, and Wii U.  Price $74.99 

Skylanders Trap Team is the fourth Skylanders set in the series. The evil portal master, returns and has freed a team of villains called Doom Raiders from Cloudcracker Prison. Skylanders Trap Team needs to capture all the villains and bring them to justice. You trap the villains using the new Traptanum traps. Once you capture the villains they will become allies and fight with the Skylanders.

You do not need to have all the traps to defeat the game. However, in order to get into certain areas and retrieve collectibles you will need to purchase additional traps.


The Skylanders Trap Team works a little differently than previous Skylanders games. As you can see the portals are quite different than before. Once you defeat an enemy you can place a trap of the element into the slot on the portal. This in turn will trap the enemy in the crystal. Now, you can remove the trap from the portal. Later in the game you can place the trap back in the portal releasing the enemy you previously trapped. In fact, you now get to control the evil villain! All previous Skylanders are compatible with Skylanders Trap Team.

My Son is a huge Skylanders fan and has 2 of the previous Skylanders sets. He is enjoying this game and he is 7 yrs old. He understands the game a lot more than I do! This game will entertain for hours on end.

Platform: Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, WiiTM, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS,  Android, iPad, Kindle Fire
Genre: Action / Adventure
Release Date: 10-05-2014
Studios: Beenox, Toys for Bob
Publisher: Activision

Purchase – Amazon 








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