'Skylanders' Sequel Hits Shelves

The sequel to Activision Publishing’s 2011 Skylanders video game, which merges console play and physical toys, will be released Sunday for Nintendo Wii and 3DS, Xbox 360 and PlayStation3.

The new game, “Skylanders Giants,” features 16 new characters, led by eight Giant Skylanders, who are twice the size of their comrades. Mega Bloks is the global toy partner for the brand.