Splatoon 2

Splatoon 2's battle of Sci-Fi vs Fantasy comes to an end

Marina's comeback continues...<p>The paint has dried once again on another hard-fought Splatfest. Players across the USA fought it out this weekend on …

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Nintendo isn’t stretching its ARMS enough with new DLC

Nintendo<p>Nintendo has failed its one major new franchise this year by not doing nearly enough to encourage anyone to play it this holiday …

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Splatoon 2’s next Splatfest pits sci-fi against fantasy

Dragons are fantasy. I’m into hard sci-fi.<p>The next Splatfest for <i>Splatoon 2</i> will force players to make a hard choice: Do you prefer your swords forged of Valyrian steel or emitting a white hot plasma beam? Would your preferred mode of transport be on the back of a winged dragon or a …

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Nintendo Switch Online app updated, now has a Splatoon 2 Salmon Run section

The Splatoon 2 section of the Nintendo Switch Online app got a slight update. It now has a Salmon Run section, which essentially displays the same …

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Pearl brings home the bacon in Splatoon 2's breakfast battle

High cholesterol = High score<p>The ink has dried on the European battle of breakfasts, which took place over the weekend on Nintendo's arena-shooter</i> …

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This week's Splatoon 2 weapon is the Jet Squelcher

Looks worringly like Pat Bateman's nailgun<p>What's this? A new <i>Splatoon 2</i> weapon for the weekend, but announced on a <i>Thursday</i>, rather than a Friday? This …

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This month's scintillating Splatoon 2 Splatfest asks what temperature you prefer your breakfast

Nintendo has announced the theme of its next Splatoon 2 Splatfest in Europe and it's... well... let's just say that if you thought the whole toilet …

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Classic Blackbelly Skatepark map coming to Splatoon 2

<b>Blackbelly Skatepark, the place where all the rebellious, er… squid children… love to hang out, is coming back in Splatoon 2.</b><p>The original <i>Splatoon</i> …

Splatoon's classic Blackbelly Skatepark map comes to Splatoon 2 this weekend

Splatoon's classic Blackbelly Skatepark map is heading to Splatoon 2 this Saturday, October 28th, Nintendo has revealed.Blackbelly Skatepark was one …

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Blackbelly Skatepark is coming back, but you’ll be too busy playing Mario Odyssey

Credit: Nintendo<p>The Squid Research Lab announced the return of Blackbelly Skatepark to Splatoon 2, but many of us will be too busy wearing hats to …

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Splatoon 2 Update 1.4.1 Is Now Live, And Here's What's Changed

Fixes weapon issues, mainly

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Splatoon 2 gets bug fixes and new weapon for the weekend

One shot. One splat.<p>This weekend, like clockwork, a new heavy weapon hits Nintendo's shooter <i>Splatoon 2</i>, bringing alongside it a small selection of …

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Splatoon 2 Tops 2 Million Units Sold Worldwide at Retail

The team-based third-person shooter game from Nintendo - <i>Splatoon 2</i> - has reached a new sales milestone, according to our estimates. The game has …

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The Switch's New Video Capture Function Isn't Great

The latest system software update for the Nintendo Switch added the ability to capture gameplay video, but don’t get too excited. It only works in …

Nintendo Switch

Switch update brings video capture and pre-purchasing

Nintendo's latest Switch update has ushered in some interesting features including video capture, data transfer, and pre-purchasing, but there's a …

Game Design

Japan's physicality-themed Splatfest reaches its conclusion

Marina's endurance gets her back in the game<p>Japan's latest Splatfest concluded last night, as supporters of "Agility" took on fans of "Endurance" …

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Two New Guns Available in Splatoon 2 Right Now

October 14, 2017<p>Share This<p>Spice Up the Latest Splatfest With These Sweet New Guns<p>For those of you waist-deep in the joyous paint explosion that is …

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Splatoon 2's Halloween Splatfest Now Over, Here Are The Results

<b>UPDATE:</b> Nintendo has announced the results for the latest Splatfest, and Team Vampire has been declared the winner. It was a clean sweep for Team Vampire, edging out Team Werewolf in all three categories to take home this month's competition.<p>All Splatfest t-shirts will automatically be returned the …

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Splatoon 2: Custom E-liter 4K & Custom E-liter 4K Scope coming today / tomorrow

This week, Splatoon 2 is getting not one, but two new weapons. The Custom E-liter 4K is identical to the regular E-liter 4K, except that it comes …

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Japan's next Splatoon 2 Splatfest is getting physical, physical

Gym warfare<p>Nintendo has tweeted out some new art to promote Japan's next Splatfest, which will once again see teams battle it out on popular shooter</i> …

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Nintendo Switch Maintenance Coming This Week, Here's Exactly When

If you play Nintendo Switch games online, your usual gaming schedule may be disrupted this week. Nintendo is performing maintenance on its online services, which may become unavailable.<p>The first batch of maintenance concerns Splatoon 2 specifically. Nintendo says "all network services" in the game …

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Splatoon 2 Version 1.4.0 Is Now Live

What a doozy

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Games Inbox: Beating Cuphead, Splatoon 2 Splatfest love, and Blade Runner 2049: The Video Game

<b>The morning Inbox has some more ideas for the future of Mortal Kombat, as one reader praises Oxenfree’s ability to interrupt.</b><p><b>To join in with the</b> …

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Halloween Splatfest creeps into Splatoon 2 in time for literal Friday the 13th

Credit: Nintendo<p>Get ready, ghosts and ghouls…or, rather, werewolves and vampires! The next Splatoon 2 Splatfest is on its way to North America this …

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Splatoon 2 Toilet Paper battle comes to its inevitable conclusion

Europe's most important result since Brexit<p>Europe's <i>Splatoon 2</i> community fought it out this weekend in the arena-shooter's latest Splatfest showdown …

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Splatoon 2 gets the new Snapper Canal map and Bamboozler charger this weekend

Splatoon 2 is poised to get a little splattier this weekend, with the introduction of the new Snapper Canal stage and the Bamboozler 14 Mk 1 …

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Splatoon 2’s spooky new Splatfest: vampires vs. werewolves

A very Halloween-y Splatfest is coming<p>While European <i>Splatoon</i> <i>2</i> players are set to debate the proper way to hang toilet paper on a roll this weekend, Nintendo Switch owners in North America will soon be asked to weigh in on which is better: vampires or werewolves?<p>Actually, it’s not exactly clear what …

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Splatoon 2 version 1.4.0 coming next week

Splatoon 2 is about to receive its next major update, 1.4.0. It’ll be available next week, on October 11th in Australia, Japan and Europe and on …

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Get a feel for tomorrow's new Splatoon 2 stage

Snipers are going to have fun with this one<p>Nintendo has been prepping another free stage for <i>Splatoon 2</i> and the wait is almost over. The latest …

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Bamboozler 14 Mk I coming to Splatoon 2 today / tomorrow

Another new weapon will be added to Splatoon 2 soon. The Bamboozler 14 Mk I, a charger-type weapon with a fast charge rate but low damage, comes with …

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