News items tagged with splatoon 2

Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Nintendo Switch Launch Guide: What You Need to Know

Updated 2/24/2017 Here is everything you need to know about the launch of Nintendo’s upcoming Nintendo Switch console, including its price, release date, launch lineup of games, and more. On January...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 May 2018
The Best Shooter Games of 2017

The Best Shooter Games of 2017

While fans of the shooter genre had a banner year in 2016 thanks to games like Overwatch, Titanfall 2, and Battlefield 1, 2017 also delivered a strong selection of fantastic titles. Not only that,...

By Derek Nichols on 20 May 2018
Nintendo Switch Trailer Highlights Upcoming Games

Nintendo Switch Trailer Highlights Upcoming Games

The latest Nintendo Switch commercial puts games front and center and features users playing Zelda, Mario Kart 8, and other titles both at home and on the go. One of the Nintendo Switch’s greatest...

By Denny Connolly on 20 May 2018
Splatoon 2 Adding New Map, Weapon and Mode

Splatoon 2 Adding New Map, Weapon and Mode

Nintendo announced new content is on the way for its third-person shooter Splatoon 2, including a new map, a new weapon, and a new Splatfest mode. This also coincides with the announcement of two n...

By A.J. Plautz on 16 May 2018
Splatoon 2 Pearl and Marina Amiibo Announced

Splatoon 2 Pearl and Marina Amiibo Announced

Hot on the heels of the recent Splatoon 2 concert featuring the idols from both games, Nintendo has now revealed plans to release new Pearl and Marina amiibo. Splatoon 2‘s two idols will be release...

By Sarah Fields on 16 May 2018
Splatoon 2 Salmon Run Schedule Changed, New Dualies DLC

Splatoon 2 Salmon Run Schedule Changed, New Dualies DLC

Nintendo is making some changes to Splatoon 2‘s popular Salmon Run mode for the better. For unclear reasons, Nintendo only makes the cooperative Salmon Run mode available during certain hours of th...

By Rory Young on 16 May 2018
Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct to Reveal New Features

Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct to Reveal New Features

With the forthcoming launch of Splatoon 2 just over two weeks away, Nintendo is stoking the marketing flame and has announced a Nintendo Direct event for July 6. The Nintendo Direct livestream, the...

By Rory Young on 16 May 2018
Splatoon 2 New Maps and Weapons Leak

Splatoon 2 New Maps and Weapons Leak

It’s an exciting day for Splatoon 2 fans, as a slew of news regarding the game’s forthcoming updates has been uncovered. Dataminers from the Wii Sports community team have dug up information that i...

By AJ Caulfield on 16 May 2018
Nintendo Adding Free Splatoon 2 Inkbrush DLC Tomorrow

Nintendo Adding Free Splatoon 2 Inkbrush DLC Tomorrow

Nintendo is starting off strong regarding its promise to consistently update Splatoon 2 with free DLC. Tomorrow Nintendo will be releasing its first bit of free content in the form of the Inkbrush...

By Rory Young on 16 May 2018
Splatoon 2 Has Sold Over 1 Million Copies in Japan

Splatoon 2 Has Sold Over 1 Million Copies in Japan

As one of the more successful I.P. to come out of Nintendo in recent memory, Splatoon 2 was clearly going to be a hit upon its release earlier this year. The game has an especially large following...

By Riley Little on 16 May 2018
Splatoon 2 and ARMS Tournaments Confirmed for E3

Splatoon 2 and ARMS Tournaments Confirmed for E3

Later this month, E3 2017 will take over Los Angeles, and give the world a sneak peek of the most exciting video games of the not-too-distant future. Nintendo has already promised a “big” E3, and n...

By Brad Jones on 16 May 2018
Splatoon 2 Pre-Launch Multiplayer Demo Announced

Splatoon 2 Pre-Launch Multiplayer Demo Announced

Today’s Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct revealed plans to release a pre-launch Splatfest multiplayer demo. Splatoon 2‘s first Splatfest will be a free download, available later today, and will run on Ju...

By Rory Young on 16 May 2018
Splatoon 2 Splatfest Weapons and Stages

Splatoon 2 Splatfest Weapons and Stages

Nintendo is revealing the weapon loadouts and map rotation for tomorrow’s free Splatoon 2 multiplayer Splatfest demo. With the Splatfest lasting only four short hours, preparation is key for Splato...

By Rory Young on 16 May 2018
Splatoon 2's First Splatfest Pits Ketchup Against Mayo

Splatoon 2's First Splatfest Pits Ketchup Against Mayo

Splatoon 2′s first official post-launch Splatfest has been revealed, starting a condiment war between ketchup and mayonnaise. The announcement was officially made by Nintendo of Europe and later co...

By Rory Young on 16 May 2018
Splatoon 2 Single-Player Content Details Emerge

Splatoon 2 Single-Player Content Details Emerge

Nintendo continues to ride high after launching the Switch this past March, thanks in large part of solid first-party games like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. Nin...

By Derek Nichols on 16 May 2018
Splatoon 2 Reveals Plans for Three Forthcoming Updates

Splatoon 2 Reveals Plans for Three Forthcoming Updates

With Splatoon 2‘s release last month having helped the Nintendo Switch hit a sales milestone to become the best selling console of July 2017, it looks as if the Big N has decided to reward fans by...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 May 2018
Splatoon 2 Free Huge Holiday Updates

Splatoon 2 Free Huge Holiday Updates

Nintendo is preparing for a very Splatoon 2 holiday season, announcing several forthcoming updates for the Nintendo Switch multiplayer shooter. Small updates have continued to roll out for Splatoon...

By Rory Young on 04 March 2018
Nintendo is Selling Empty Splatoon 2 Boxes

Nintendo is Selling Empty Splatoon 2 Boxes

Nintendo is reportedly selling empty Splatoon 2 boxes in Japan. The company has spent much of the week hyping the upcoming Nintendo Switch game, having debuted the Splatoon 2 single player trailer...

By Jasmine Henry on 04 March 2018
Nintendo Unveils Splatoon 2 Switch Pro Controller

Nintendo Unveils Splatoon 2 Switch Pro Controller

Today, Nintendo officially announced its decision to bring its Splatoon 2 Edition Pro Controller for the Switch to North America by way of a listing on one of its official Twitter accounts. Accordi...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 March 2018
Splatoon 2 Splatfests Have Major Flaw

Splatoon 2 Splatfests Have Major Flaw

Despite the admittedly gross nature of the festivities, the latest Splatoon 2 Splatfest seemed to be a rousing success, with thousands of players tuning in to try their hand at battles that replace...

By AJ Caulfield on 04 March 2018
Splatoon 2 Review

Splatoon 2 Review

Historically, Splatoon has been presented as a bit of a slow burn for Nintendo. The original released as a barebones endeavor that slowly grew over time to become a more fleshed out multiplayer exp...

By Riley Little on 04 March 2018
Splatoon 2 Adds New Salmon Run Horde Mode

Splatoon 2 Adds New Salmon Run Horde Mode

Alongside its bevy of competitive multiplayer modes, Splatoon 2 will also feature a cooperative horde mode called Salmon Run. The news was revealed as part of a new Nintendo Direct, which focused o...

By Anthony Taormina on 12 February 2018
Nintendo Will Host Splatoon 2 Tournament at E3

Nintendo Will Host Splatoon 2 Tournament at E3

When it comes to the Nintendo Switch, many eyes have (perhaps rightfully) been turned towards The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but Nintendo is clearly keen to share what other games will be...

By Rob Gordon on 11 February 2018
Arms and Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct Coming This Week

Arms and Splatoon 2 Nintendo Direct Coming This Week

Nintendo is planning to air a special Nintendo Direct presentation on Wednesday, April 12th, where the gaming giant will discuss upcoming titles for Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch. In this instal...

By Boston Blake on 18 November 2017
Splatoon 2 Has Cool Easter Egg During Matchmaking

Splatoon 2 Has Cool Easter Egg During Matchmaking

While waiting for players to join a Splatoon 2 multiplayer match, an awesome musical time-waster is available to fool around with. The quirky feature was discovered as part of this weekend’s Splato...

By Rory Young on 26 August 2017
Splatoon 2 Shows Off New Stage

Splatoon 2 Shows Off New Stage

As the Nintendo Switch inching closer to its release date, the Splatoon series capitalizes on the hype and releases an all-new multiplayer map for one of the console’s launch titles, Splatoon 2. Wh...

By AJ Caulfield on 19 August 2017
Nintendo Switch Online Service Will Be a Balancing Act

Nintendo Switch Online Service Will Be a Balancing Act

With Nintendo offering a paid-for online service with the release of the Switch, we look at what the company needs to do to be able to offer up a competitive service for users. With the Nintendo Sw...

By Rob Gordon on 05 August 2017
Splatoon 2 Beta Coming to Nintendo Switch Next Month

Splatoon 2 Beta Coming to Nintendo Switch Next Month

Splatoon 2 will be getting an open beta that will take place in late March on the Nintendo Switch, a few months ahead of the game’s scheduled launch in the summer. The original Splatoon was one of...

By John Jacques on 04 August 2017
Splatoon 2 Review in Progress

Splatoon 2 Review in Progress

Historically, Splatoon has been presented as a bit of a slow burn for Nintendo. The original released as a barebones endeavor that sl...

By Riley Little on 26 July 2017
5 Most Exciting Games of Summer 2017

5 Most Exciting Games of Summer 2017

In the video game industry, the summer months typically bring with them a drought of major releases. However, summer 2017 is proving...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 July 2017
Splatoon 2 Trailer and Release Window

Splatoon 2 Trailer and Release Window

Splatoon 2 is officially announced for the Switch with a reveal trailer that confirms new weapons, outfits, game modes, and a summer...

By Denny Connolly on 19 July 2017
Watch Today's Nintendo Direct Live

Watch Today's Nintendo Direct Live

Although Breath of the Wild has been keeping Nintendo Switch owners busy for the last month, Nintendo will need to release some more...

By Denny Connolly on 31 May 2017
Splatoon 2 Release Date And Amiibo Set Revealed

Splatoon 2 Release Date And Amiibo Set Revealed

The Nintendo Switch hardware has impressed a lot of people since the console’s launch, but many gamers are still worried that there w...

By Denny Connolly on 31 May 2017
New Splatoon 2 Trailer Reveals Single Player Story

New Splatoon 2 Trailer Reveals Single Player Story

It’s been a solid week so far for Nintendo, as the company just came off announcing another incredibly successful month thanks to the...

By Derek Nichols on 20 May 2017
Splatoon 2: How To Participate In The Global Testfire

Splatoon 2: How To Participate In The Global Testfire

Splatoon 2 is still a few months away from launch, assuming it meets its summer 2017 launch window, but it’s never to early for a tes...

By Denny Connolly on 01 April 2017
Nintendo Switch: 5 Most Exciting Games in 2017

Nintendo Switch: 5 Most Exciting Games in 2017

Nintendo announced numerous games releasing for the Nintendo Switch in 2017, but these five stand out as the most exciting games coming to the new console this year. While Nintendo spent a...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 January 2017