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Japan's Sanrio-themed splatfest kicks off in Splatoon 2 today

While North America and Europe fight it out over Splatoon 2's TMNT-themed splatfest tournament, Japan locks and loads for round one of their own character battle.Today sees the start of a three-week tournament to ascertain the Splatoon comm...

 
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Who've you got in this weekend's Splatoon 2 TMNT final?

After a fortnight of dust-ups, the North American and European Splatoon 2 communities will face-off, one more time, to decide who is the greatest Teenage Mutant Hero Turtle: Raphael or Donatello?Raphael beat team-leader Leonardo in round on...

 
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Splatoon news coming in June will 'shock the world'

According to this week's issue of Japanese publication Weekly Jump, Nintendo have some news to share about their cheerful arena-shooting IP Splatoon, news that will apparently "shock the world".That's all we're given to go on, so it could b...

 
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Videos of hacked Splatoon 2 show off playable Octolings

One of the anticipated features of Splatoon 2's upcoming Octo Expansion DLC will be the opportunity to play as Octoling characters in battle. The option will become available to players once they complete the 80 missions contained with the ...

 
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Four new weapons have been added to Splatoon 2

A selection of four new weapons have been added to the arsenal of Nintendo Switch shooter Splatoon 2. As part of the game's Version 3.0 update, which hit earlier this week, it is expected that new ink shooters will now come in monthly batch...

 
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Astounding Splatoon 2 open tournament ends in a 0.1% victory

Random little Splatoon 2 tournaments are happening throughout the year, especially leading up to a showdown at this year's E3, and that includes the recent Inkling Open qualifiers this past weekend. Just several days ago in one heated ...

 
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The Custom Range Blaster is this week's Splatoon 2 weapon

It's the weekend already, (How in the blue hell do these things keep coming so fast?) which means it's time for another new weapon to grace the insanely expansive arsenal of Nintendo's arena-shooter, Splatoon 2.Today sees the return of the ...

 
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Results are in for Splatoon 2's U.S. and Euro splatfests

It was a big weekend for Nintendo's popular arena-shooter Splatoon 2. Both the U.S. of A and Europe battled it out in their own splatfests. America went all sporty as Baseball took on Soccer, while Europeans scrapped over whether popcorn sh...

 
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Clash Blaster Neo arrives in time for Splatoon 2 splatfests

Friday is here once again, which means it's time to check out the latest weapon to make its way to Nintendo's arena-shooter Splatoon 2. This week, its the neatly-titled Clash Blaster Neo.The Clash Blaster Neo is a brand new variant of the C...

 
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New Splatoon 2 splatfests announced for Europe and America

Nintendo have unveiled details on not one, but two new splatfests, which will see players unleash colour-soaked hell in Switch shooter Splatoon 2 in order to answer life's big questions.Next weekend, North America will fight it out over a q...

 
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The Piranha Pit returns to Splatoon 2 tomorrow

A classic map from the original Splatoon will return to the arena-shooter's sequel tomorrow, as Piranha Pit will be added to the game's rotational roster of battle arenas.Piranha Pit is a somewhat aesthetically dull looking map set in a qua...

 
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This week's Splatoon 2 weapon is the Zink Mini Splatling

It's the weekend, guys 'n' gals, and that means another weapon is headed to the arsenal of Nintendo Switch shooter Splatoon 2. Today sees the return of the Zink Mini Splating.Making its original appearance in the first Splatoon game, the Zi...

 
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Japan's next splatfest is another product placement deal

Nintendo Japan has revealed the topic of the next splatfest to be held on Switch shooter Splatoon 2. As is sometimes the case with splatfests in the East, it features cross-promotion with a top retail brand.The question this time around per...

 
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Splatoon 2 details X Rank and 3.0 update changes

Via the game's Tumblr account, Nintendo have revealed some details on the upcoming overhaul of arena-shooter Splatoon 2. These include details on the all new X Rank and other notes on the game's 3.0 update, all of which should come into pla...

 
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Neo Sploosh-O-Matic is this weekend's Splatoon 2 weapon

It's been a really great week for fans of Nintendo's Splatoon 2. They got news of an entire new expansion, a tease for Super Smash Bros. a new music video, a returning map, and now, of course, their weekly weapon, just in time for a major S...

 
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Splatoon 2 is getting an 'Octo Campaign' DLC

Splatoon 2 is getting a paid DLC expansion in the form of the aptly named Octo Expansion. Going for $19.99, the new campaign will allow players to finally play as an Octoling in the Splatoon series. Pre-orders (which are available now) will...

 
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Team Flowers blossom in muddled Splatfest results

The results are up for Splatoon 2's latest free-for-all. Players across Japan battled it out yesterday over deep topic "Hana yori Dango", or Flowers vs Dumplings, or Blossom vs Donuts, or Beauty vs Desire. Whichever way you wanna look at it...

 
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New map and weapon arrive this week in Splatoon 2

This week was a good one for Splatoon 2 fans. Not only did Nintendo's arena-shooter get a huge patch, filled with game updates and bug squashes, but it also got a new map and - tonight - its new weekly weapon.The Dark Tetra Dualies will be ...

 
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Japan's next Splatoon splatfest is pretty philosophical

Whenever Japan holds a Splatfest on Nintendo's shooter Splatoon 2, it is often quite reflective of Japanese culture, food or fashion. This next face-off, announced recently, is certainly no exception.On March 3, players will battle it out o...

 
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Sci-fi inspired Luna Blaster Neo coming to Splatoon 2 today

Friday has snuck up on us once again, so it's time for a new weapon to hit Nintendo's online shooter Splatoon 2. This week we're going a little space-age, which the return of the retro-chic Luna Blaster Neo.The Luna Blaster, which is remini...

 
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Love conquers all in the latest Splatoon 2 Splatfest

In an inspiring display of pleasantness, last weekend's Splatfest came to a positive conclusion, as North American players in Nintendo's Splatoon 2 battled it out to decide which was more important: Love or Money.When all the fighting was o...

 
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Splatoon 2 is getting a new 'Starter' edition at retail

Similar to the retail exclusive Breath of the Wild bundle, Splatoon 2 will be getting a brand new "Starter" edition on March 16 for anyone that hasn't already jumped on board. In addition to including the game, this new package will contain...

 
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The Custom Goo Tuber coming to Splatoon 2 this weekend

This weekend sees an all-new weapon arrive in Nintendo's arena-shooter Splatoon 2, as the Custom Goo Tuber is set to become a part of the game's arsenal tonight.The Goo Tuber is a medium-range weapon of the Charger class. It kind of reminds...

 
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New European Splatfest to put fans in a pickle

This coming weekend will see European players do battle on Nintendo's Switch shooter Splatoon 2. Once again, two sides will battle it out for 24 hours to answer the questions that keep the world turning and, once again, we return to the top...

 
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The ink-hungry 96 Gal Deco returns to Splatoon 2 this evening

Another weapon returns to the colourful arsenal of Nintendo's Splatoon 2. This weekend sees the gem-encrusted .96 Gal Deco back in the game and ready for action.The .96 Gal Deco is a mid/longe range weapon with a steady rate of fire. Though...

 

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