The makers of Skylanders Giants revealed their newest character for the game, Chill. According to the press release her character bio is as follows:
Character Type: New Skylander
Bio: Chill was the sworn guardian and personal protector of the Snow Queen. As captain of the queen’s guard, her many heroic deeds had earned her the respect of the entire Ice Kingdom. But when the Cyclops army began to expand their empire into the northern realms, the Snow Queen was taken prisoner during her watch, and Chill has never forgiven herself for letting it happen. Ashamed and embarrassed, she left the Ice Kingdom behind and swore never to return until she could reclaim her honor. Now as a member of the Skylanders, she remains courageous and strong, while always on the lookout for her lost queen.
Building on the fundamentals of Skylanders Sypro’s Adventure, Skylanders Giants merges the “physical and virtual realms with an innovative line of cross-platform toys with “brains,” which players can bring to life in the of Skylands, the press release says. Players use the Portal of Power to lead a team of Skylanders in a new adventure. Portal Masters encounter new enemies and solve puzzles while traveling through new areas of Skyland. There are a variety of collectable rewards and treasures to be found while overcoming hazards and obstacles.
Skylanders Giants introduces 16 new characters, including super-sized giants with powers to match, as well as the new LightCore Skylanders that light up in the game and in the real world. Also, the game includes new Hero Challenges, more Battle Mode gameplay, and advanced integration across console, handheld, mobile and Skylanders Universe, according to the press release. The game is in development by Toys for Bob for Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Xbox 360, Playstation 3 system, Windows PC and mobile devices.