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Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure is the first video game in the Skylanders series, developed by Toys for Bob and published by Activision. It is a video game that is played along with toy figures that interact with it through a "Portal of Power", that reads their tag through NFC. The figures are collectively referred to as NFC Figures.
It was released worldwide in October 2011, excluding Japan. Japan eventually saw a release on July 12, 2013.
Activision announced that as of June 3, 2012, the game had been the top selling console and handheld video game worldwide for 2012. As of March 31, 2012, Activision has sold over 30 million Skylanders toys, and sales are expected to exceed $500 million by the end of the year. A direct sequel, Skylanders: Giants, was released in 2012 for the Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, Wii, Wii U, and Xbox 360.