New Gear Ability, Weapons Coming to ‘Splatoon 2’ in December

Nintendo’s colorful online shooter “Splatoon 2” is getting an update on Wednesday, Dec. 5, the development team announced on Monday. The update adds a brand new gear ability to the game called “Main Power Up,” which improv…

Nintendo’s colorful online shooter “Splatoon 2” is getting an update on Wednesday, Dec. 5, the development team announced on Monday. The update adds a brand new gear ability to the game called “Main Power Up,” which improves the performance of a player’s primary weapon. The improvements vary from weapon to weapon, Nintendo said in a […]

‘Splatoon 2’ Getting Three New Octoling Amiibos This Winter

“Splatoon 2” has a new Octoling three-pack of amiibo figures coming this holiday season, Nintendo announced Thursday via its official YouTube account. The new set includes Octoling Girl, Octoling Boy, and Octoling Octopus. December is an in…

“Splatoon 2” has a new Octoling three-pack of amiibo figures coming this holiday season, Nintendo announced Thursday via its official YouTube account. The new set includes Octoling Girl, Octoling Boy, and Octoling Octopus. December is an interesting choice for release, as some of the in-game outfits you can unlock look perfect for Halloween, including the […]

Nintendo Offers Sneak Peek of ‘Splatoon 2’s’ Last New Stage

Nintendo offered a sneak peek on Thursday of Skipper Pavillion, the last new stage coming to online shooter “Splatoon 2.” Skipper Pavillion arrives sometime in October. The map is set around an old temple somewhere in Inkopolis. “Some…

Nintendo offered a sneak peek on Thursday of Skipper Pavillion, the last new stage coming to online shooter “Splatoon 2.” Skipper Pavillion arrives sometime in October. The map is set around an old temple somewhere in Inkopolis. “Some Inklings believe that visiting this mystical place can help win Turf Wars…” Nintendo cryptically tweeted on Wednesday. […]

Nintendo Switch Online Launches in ‘Second Half’ of September

There’s only a few weeks left until Nintendo Switch Online launches, according to a press release from Nintendo. When Nintendo Switch Online launches “in the second half of September,” Switch users can subscribe for benefits like Save…

There’s only a few weeks left until Nintendo Switch Online launches, according to a press release from Nintendo. When Nintendo Switch Online launches “in the second half of September,” Switch users can subscribe for benefits like Save Data Cloud backup, which, as its name implies, will allow users to save game data online rather than […]

‘Super Smash Bros.’ and ‘Splatoon 2’ E3 Tournaments Detailed

Nintendo released details Thursday about competitors in the “Splatoon 2” World Championship and the “Super Smash Bros.” Invitational, which runs during the week of E3 in June. The event, which will see the first gameplay of “Super Smash Bros.” in actio…

Nintendo released details Thursday about competitors in the “Splatoon 2” World Championship and the “Super Smash Bros.” Invitational, which runs during the week of E3 in June. The event, which will see the first gameplay of “Super Smash Bros.” in action, runs from June 11 to June 12 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles.  […]

Watch ‘Splatoon 2’ Characters Perform ‘Live’ at Swiss Concert

Attendees at this year’s Polymanga were treated to a performance by “Splatoon 2’s” Off the Hook, a pair of pop idols who host a news program at the start of Nintendo’s paint-centric shooter and appear at in-game Splatfest events. Polymanga is an annual convention celebrating Japanese manga, anime, and video games. It takes place during […]

Attendees at this year’s Polymanga were treated to a performance by “Splatoon 2’s” Off the Hook, a pair of pop idols who host a news program at the start of Nintendo’s paint-centric shooter and appear at in-game Splatfest events. Polymanga is an annual convention celebrating Japanese manga, anime, and video games. It takes place during […]