News items tagged with splatoon 2

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 Sp...

By A.J. Plautz on 22 September 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 sl...

By Riley Little on 22 September 2018
Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion Release Date & Amiibo Reveal

Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion Release Date & Amiibo Reveal

Nintendo surprised everyone when it revealed the first paid expansion for Splatoon 2. Suggesting a release date sometime in the summer of 2018, the developer didn’t provide any information extending b...

By Sarah Fields on 22 September 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 wi...

By Rory Young on 22 September 2018
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 22 September 2018
Nintendo Switch Online Service Has Two Major Flaws

Nintendo Switch Online Service Has Two Major Flaws

Nintendo fans have been waiting to learn more about the upcoming Nintendo Switch Online service for months, and the details finally dropped during the recent Nintendo Direct. Unfortunately, what the c...

By Sarah Fields on 18 September 2018
Switch: Splatoon 2 Bundle and New Joy-Con Colors

Switch: Splatoon 2 Bundle and New Joy-Con Colors

Splatoon 2’s release is just two months away and Nintendo is banking on the popular Wii U IP to help further drive sales for its new...

By Denny Connolly on 11 September 2018
Some Switch Titles Won't Support Cloud Save Features

Some Switch Titles Won't Support Cloud Save Features

Before the launch of Nintendo Switch Online, Nintendo announces that certain games will not support backup saving to the cloud to prevent people from cheating.

By Richard Apodaca on 08 September 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...

By Sarah Fields on 08 September 2018
Ridley and Inkling Smash Bros Amiibo Revealed

Ridley and Inkling Smash Bros Amiibo Revealed

Nintendo wowed audiences today with its Smash Bros. Ultimate extravaganza during its pre-recorded showcase. Smash Bros. Ultimate will...

By Sarah Fields on 07 September 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 f...

By AJ Caulfield on 07 September 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 Ninte...

By Rory Young on 07 September 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 ann...

By Rory Young on 06 September 2018
Splatoon 2's Next Splatfest Pits Forks Against Spoons

Splatoon 2's Next Splatfest Pits Forks Against Spoons

Splatoon 2’s Pearl and Marina reveal the latest upcoming Splatfest which will have players fighting over whether forks or spoons are the superior utensil.

By Richard Apodaca on 22 August 2018
E3 2018: Every Game Confirmed for the Show

E3 2018: Every Game Confirmed for the Show

E3 2018 is right around the corner, and it’s set to be one of the most stacked years for the show yet. There are a number of high pro...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 August 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 w...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 August 2018
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Adds Splatoon's Inkling

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Adds Splatoon's Inkling

Nintendo officially confirms that Splatoon’s Inklings will be joining the roster of the Nintendo Switch exclusive fighting game, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

By Rory Young on 22 June 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 06 June 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 06 June 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
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
The Best Shooter Games of 2017

The Best Shooter Games of 2017

Continuing the strong momentum from last year, 2017 was another fantastic year for shooters with plenty of options to choose from. Here are the best shooters of 2017.

By Derek Nichols on 22 December 2017
Splatoon 2 Free Huge Holiday Updates

Splatoon 2 Free Huge Holiday Updates

Splatoon 2 is receiving another huge batch of free DLC content for the holidays, with new weapons, gear, maps, hairstyles and the Clam Blitz mode arriving soon.

By Rory Young on 22 November 2017
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 Splatfest Weapons and Stages

Splatoon 2 Splatfest Weapons and Stages

Nintendo shares what tomorrow’s weapon loadouts and map rotation will be for Splatoon 2’s free debut Splatfest, so fans can best prepare for the 4-hour event.

By Rory Young on 22 September 2017
Nintendo Adding Free Splatoon 2 Inkbrush DLC Tomorrow

Nintendo Adding Free Splatoon 2 Inkbrush DLC Tomorrow

Nintendo’s first free DLC release for Splatoon 2 is arriving tomorrow, the speedier and sneakier alternative close combat weapon to the Roller — the Inkbrush.

By Rory Young on 22 September 2017
Splatoon 2 Salmon Run Schedule Changed, New Dualies DLC

Splatoon 2 Salmon Run Schedule Changed, New Dualies DLC

Changes are coming rapid pace to Splatoon 2, with both Salmon Runs being changed to 24-hour playable windows and the new Dualies Squelchers available starting tonight.

By Rory Young on 22 September 2017
Splatoon 2 Splatfests Have Major Flaw

Splatoon 2 Splatfests Have Major Flaw

Following the recent Splatfest activities that featured mayo versus ketchup battles, Splatoon 2 fans discover a frustrating technicality that hurts the event’s appeal.

By AJ Caulfield on 22 September 2017
Splatoon 2 Reveals Plans for Three Forthcoming Updates

Splatoon 2 Reveals Plans for Three Forthcoming Updates

Nintendo makes an official announcement during gamescom 2017 to reveal that the third-person shooter Splatoon 2 has three forthcoming updates on the way.

By Kyle Sledge on 22 September 2017
Splatoon 2 Has Sold Over 1 Million Copies in Japan

Splatoon 2 Has Sold Over 1 Million Copies in Japan

Nintendo’s followup to Splatoon sells over one million units in Japan alone, ensuring that the popularity of the original game has carried through to the Switch-only sequel.

By Riley Little on 22 September 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
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.

By Denny Connolly on 22 September 2016