Splatoon 2

Splatoon 2 Has Become The First Home Console Game This Decade To Sell 2 Million Copies In Japan

Nintendo Switch has been claiming many a sales record as a console - racking up impressive performances everywhere from Italy and France to an …

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Splatoon 2's Next Update Could Finally Fix Some Issues With Its Warehouse Map

Nintendo has been keeping up with <i>Splatoon 2</i>'s development and as such the game's new version, 2.2.0, is scheduled to go live on January 16 and …

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Splatoon 2 is first game to hit 2 million sales in Japan this decade

Nintendo Switch sales have dominated worldwide over Christmas, but the scale of Splatoon’s success in Japan may surprise you…<p>With anticipation for …

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Splatoon 2: How it Encourages Movement

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Splatoon 2 - Bomb Rush Blush - DJ Octavio feat. Callie (Final Boss Phase 1) by SolCalibre™ - Listen to music

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This month's Splatoon 2 Splatfest goes global, asks fists or funny bone?

This month's Splatoon 2 Splatfest, the first of the new year, is doing things a little differently: it's the first globally themed Splatfest face-off …

Gaming

Switch Outsells Entire Lifetime Of Wii U In Japan

Over in Japan, gaming magazine Famitsu has reported that the Switch has officially blown past Nintendo's previous console, the Wii U, in Japanese …

Gaming

New Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Colors Finally Headed To North America

A new pair of Joy-Con controllers for Nintendo Switch will soon be available. On Twitter, Nintendo announced it is finally bringing the Splatoon 2-themed neon pink and green Joy-Cons to North America this month.<p>While the Splatoon 2 controllers have been available in Japan since the online shooter …

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Retailer Listing Points to Upcoming Neon Pink / Green Joy-Con Release in North America

It’s been immensely charming how Nintendo portables over the years have released in a broad variety of colors, giving consumers an opportunity to …

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Splatoon 2 adding the Octobrush Nouveau tonight / tomorrow

Usually we’re accustomed to seeing a new Splatoon 2 weapon towards the end of the week, but Nintendo is shaking things up. The Octobrush Nouveau is …

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Splatoon 2: Undercover Brella being added to the game soon

It’s the end of the week, which means another weapon update for Splatoon 2. This time it’s a brand-new weapon: the Undercover Brella will be added to …

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Nintendo hiring for a Splatoon 2 level designer

Here’s something that’s a bit interesting. Today, Nintendo posted a new job listing on its website for a Splatoon 2 level designer. The game has …

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'Splatoon 2,' Update Gets A New Gun, 'ARMS' Version 5 Release Date Tomorrow

“Splatoon 2” and “ARMS” are two of the biggest games released by Nintendo for the Switch and both are getting some new content.<p><i>A New Gun To Splat With</i><p>…

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Splatoon 2: New Squeezer weapon being added to the game soon

We’re nearing the end of the week, which means it’s time for another Splatoon 2 weapon update. This time, a brand-new weapon will be added to the …

Gaming

ARMS Version 5.0 Update is Coming This Year, With Another New Character

<b>ARMS</b>, very much mimicking the approach seen in <b>Splatoon 2</b>, is a game that keeps on giving. Frequent updates have not only improved mechanics and …

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Splatoon 2's Lobby Ain't What It Used To Be

<i>Splatoon 2</i>'s hub world of Inkopolis is a place to relax, try out new gear, and share awesome art. When the game launched in July, it was a metropolis …

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Splatoon 2’s Lobby Ain’t What It Used to Be

<i>Splatoon 2</i>’s hub world of Inkopolis is a place to relax, try out new gear, and share awesome art. When the game launched in July, it was a metropolis …

Nintendo Switch

Splatoon 2 Is Getting a New Map Tomorrow

<b>Splatoon 2</b> got a big new update yesterday that adds in a brand new game mode, but Nintendo certainly isn't slowing down with bringing new content to …

Gaming

Reggie: Zelda, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Mario Odyssey bought by over 50% of Switch owners; Splatoon 2 one in four Switch owners

Nintendo of America president has shared more about the Switch’s success in an interview with Variety.<p>First, Reggie revealed that three games have …

N-Zap 89 pulls its clunky trigger in Splatoon 2 tonight

KA-CHUNK! KA-CHUNK!<p>Something a little different arrives in Nintendo's arena-shooter <i>Splatoon 2</i> today, as this weekly weapon joining the game's arsenal …

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My Splatoon 2 Match Became A Dance Party

Last night, during a match of <i>Splatoon 2</i>, everyone got fed up with our senseless land war. We all laid down our arms and came together for the one …

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This month's Splatoon 2 Splatfest attempts to sort the bookworms from the film buffs

Nintendo has announced the theme for its latest Splatoon 2 Splatfest in Europe, and it's a modest improvement on last month's insipid Warm Breakfast …

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It's Film vs. Book in the Next European Splatoon 2 Splatfest

The <b>Splatoon 2</b> Splatfest events have been pretty darn quirky so far, with topics ranging from fun to outright bizarre. The next event in Europe is …

Nintendo Releases More Footage of Splatoon 2 Soundtrack Performances

<b>Splatoon</b> and <b>Splatoon 2</b> are fantastic games, establishing a new franchise that'll likely run on for many years to come. A big part of the games, apart …

Gaming

Nintendo Reveals the Ages of Pearl and Marina

After Callie and Marie played the part of the hosts of <b>Splatoon</b>, they moved into a different role in <b>Splatoon 2</b>, leaving the space open for two new …

Splatoon 2 Is Finally Starting to Feel Like an Actual Sequel

At launch, Splatoon 2 already had way more content than the original game. More maps. Swappable hairstyles. New weapons. A broader single-player …

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Getting a 'Haircut' in Splatoon 2 Seems Like It Would Hurt

One moment my Squid Girl is sporting the same side tentacle she’s been rocking since <i>Splatoon 2</i> launched, the next her gorgeous glistening appendage …

Nintendo Releases Splatoon 2 Recording Session Video For Splatune 2 Release

<b>By Alistair Wong</b> . November 26, 2017 . 1:30pm<p><i>Splatune 2</i>, the soundtrack release for <i>Splatoon 2</i>, is releasing this week on November 29 in Japan, and …

The Hydra Splatling is hitting Splatoon 2 tomorrow

Taste the rapid-fire rainbow<p>For those hoping to settle post-Thanksgiving overeating trauma with a little competitive inking, a new weapon will be …

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Nintendo is releasing a massive Splatoon 2 update in time for the holidays

Producer Hisashi Nogami explains the importance of a constantly evolving game<p>Since the colorful multiplayer shooter <i>Splatoon 2</i> launched on the Nintendo Switch back in July, the game has maintained a fairly steady player base, according to producer Hisashi Nogami. There was some inevitable decline …

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