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Skylanders welcomes its newest character, Kickoff Countdown, to the SWAP Force family! Kickoff Countdown has the head of a soccer ball and celebrates this summer’s biggest sporting event. Fans of all ages will clamor for this unique Skylander, which is now available in stores nationwide in addition to online at Amazon.com.
The heroes of Skylanders SWAP Force have enlisted yet another team member in the battle against Kaos, this time with a soccer-themed flair. This newly designed Kickoff Countdown is the only Skylander with the head of a soccer ball that appears both on the toy and in-game, which is sure to help him battle his way through Skylands’ most notorious Chompies and Trolls.
Originally, Kickoff Countdown was discovered by a group of Yetis who were snowboarding one particularly chilly morning when they came across a big bomb encased in ice. After bringing it back to their cabin, they were shocked when it actually came to life. No one, not even Countdown himself, has any memory of where he came from or how he ended up frozen in the mountains. Since becoming a Skylander, Master Eon has been graciously trying to help piece together fragments of his past. But this has proven difficult, as Countdown loses some of his memory every time he explodes – which happens a lot!
Rose got the Skylanders Swap Force starter set this past holiday season and loves playing it on the Nintendo Wii at Grandma and Grandpa's house. She even likes to swap characters with her best friend Isaac so they can try out new characters and see which ones they like. Rose had already heard of the Skylander character Countdown so she was super excited to get to review the unique Kickoff Countdown!
"I love some of Kickoff Countdown's moves especially when his head turns to a bomb and you press Z on the Wii - a tiny cut little bomb comes and attacks enemies for one hit and will explode."
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