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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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Arowana Mall map returns to Splatoon 2 tonight

The Arowana Mall map, popularised in the original Splatoon, is reopening for business back in the Nintendo Switch's arena-shooter sequel, Splatoon 2, this evening.Arowana depicts an empty shopping district, ready for redecoration by teams o...

 
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Japan's manga-themed Splatfest sees Champions vs Challengers

When it comes to Splatfest themes in Japan, they tend to be a little more esoteric than in the Western world. Many times they have been sponsored by franchises, or have featured some cross-promotion, and this recently announced contest is n...

 
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Rapid Blaster Deco coming to Splatoon 2 this weekend

It's Friday, thus time for a new weapon to hit the arsenal of Nintendo's team-based shooter, Splatoon 2. This week sees the implementation of a high-fashion variant of the Rapid Blaster, the Rapid Blaster Deco.Although its look and name con...

 
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The 52 Gal Deco arrives in Splatoon 2 tonight

Hello. It's Friday, so you must be here to see the latest hand-cannon to be added to the colourful world of Nintendo Switch shooter, Splatoon 2. Today sees the release of the .52 Gal Deco.The .52 Gal is a mid-range weapon with a relatively ...

 
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Splatoon 2's first Splatfest of 2018 reaches its conclusion

This weekend saw not only the first Splatfest of 2018 take place, but also the first global Splatfest in some time. Players worldwide battled it out on Nintendo's arena-shooter Splatoon 2, in a fight which saw Pearl's love of the Action gen...

 
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New map and weapon arrives in Splatoon 2 for new Splatfest

Some new additions are hitting Nintendo's arena-shooter Splatoon 2 this week, preparing fans for the weekend at the start of the first global Splatfest of 2018, which will see Action battle Comedy.Already available on the colourful shooter ...

 
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New Nozzlenose coming to Splatoon 2 tonight

It's Friday, so that means another weapon returns to Nintendo shooter Splatoon 2. Fans have been spoiled lately, with a bonus weapon arriving for the new year, alongside this regular weekly update.Today sees the arrival of the L-3 Nozzlenos...

 
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New Splatoon 2 weapon to celebrate Japan's 'Kakizome'

A new weapon has turned up in Nintendo's multiplayer shooter, Splatoon 2, added to celebrate Kakizome, a Japanese tradition based on writing calligraphy at the start of the new year.The Octobrush Nouveau has been released for January 2, typ...

 
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New Undercover Brella coming to Splatoon 2 this weekend

Hot off of last week's Squeezer, Nintendo are adding a second all-new weapon to their arena shooter, Splatoon 2. This weekend's addition to the burgeoning arsenal is the spy-themed Undercover Brella.The Undercover Brella's design is based a...

 
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Drinkin' an' Inkin' with brand new Splatoon 2 weapon

Champagne. It's fizzy. It's expensive. It's classy as hell when drunk by Jay Gatsby, 007, or Marilyn Monroe, yet immediately, and irreversibly, trashes up any given situation when purchased by pretty much anybody else.Splatoon 2 fans can ri...

 
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Clean sweep victory in Splatoon 2's final Splatfest of 2017

You know what I got for Christmas last year? Try nothing. You know what I'm getting for Christmas this year? You got it. Yet here they are, the good folk of the Splatoon community, bitchin' about sweaters and socks. I'd kill for sweaters an...

 
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Japan's Splatfest results will keep you warm this winter

Although Pearl walked away with a Euro victory this weekend, her Off the Hook collaborator Marina found personal glory in Japan, winning their latest Splatfest, held on Nintendo's Splatoon 2.It was is probably the crappiest Splatfest topic ...

 
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Splatoon 2's Films vs Books Euro Splatfest cuts to credits

This weekend saw Europe battle on Nintendo's Splatoon 2 over their latest Splatfest, pitting Pearl's love of movies against Marina's love of booky-wooks.Wow. I didn't see it being this one-sided. Films took a 2 - 1 victory over the printed ...

 
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Clam Blitz and balance changes hitting Splatoon 2 this week

This week will see the new mode, Clam Blitz, join the ranked playlist on Nintendo's arena-shooter Splatoon 2. The mode was first revealed in a trailer last month.The new mode sees teams race to collect clams, naturally, before depositing th...

 
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The next US Splatfest tackles awful holiday gifts

The final Splatoon 2 Splatfest of 2017 is nearly upon us and the topic up for debate is which bad holiday gift you'd rather receive. I don't believe I've ever received either, but opening a sweater or a pair of socks is kind of like the sam...

 
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N-Zap 89 pulls its clunky trigger in Splatoon 2 tonight

Something a little different arrives in Nintendo's arena-shooter Splatoon 2 today, as this weekly weapon joining the game's arsenal is the nostalgic N-Zap89.The gun is obviously based on duck-killing weaponry of yore, but has a slightly mor...

 
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Japan's next Splatoon splatfest wants you to wrap up warm

Hot on the heels of the news Europe will be getting Films vs Books as its next Splatoon 2 splatfest topic, Nintendo Japan have announced that their next bout of ink-based warfare will be over... erm... designer Winter clothing.Japanese Spla...

 
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Splatoon 2's next Euro Splatfest will see Films battle Books

Nintendo have announced the topic for the next European splatfest, as players across the continent once again battle it out on arena-shooter Splatoon 2 in order to put a long-standing question to rest.This time around, the war will settle t...

 
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How old do you think Splatoon's Marina & Pearl are...? Nope.

An art-book for Nintendo's colourful shooter, Splatoon 2, was released in Japan this week, with page upon page of neon nightmares. More importantly, we finally got a canon answer to the question that's been bothering fan-fic writers worldwi...

 
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Glooga Dualies, not a typo, coming to Splatoon 2 today

Another Friday sees another weapon land in Nintendo's arena-shooter, Splatoon 2. This week, players will be able to unleash their inner Invasion USA thanks to the coming of the brilliantly-titled Glooga Dualies.These twin-fisted weapons spr...

 
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Check out the patch notes to Splatoon 2 version 2.0 here

Splatoon fans rejoice! Version 2.0 is now live in Nintendo's popular and colourful arena-shooter Splatoon 2, bringing enough new content, change-ups and extras to make your head burst into globules of pink and green.On the cosmetic front, t...

 
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The Hydra Splatling is hitting Splatoon 2 tomorrow

For those hoping to settle post-Thanksgiving overeating trauma with a little competitive inking, a new weapon will be arriving tomorrow evening in Nintendo's team-shooter, Splatoon 2.This week sees the Hydra Splatling joining the arsenal. T...

 
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Splatoon 2 is getting some big updates for the holidays

Do you like free DLC and Splatoon 2? You better, because Nintendo has a bunch of new DLC lined up for the holidays. Starting tomorrow (November 23), Splatoon 2 will receive a new stage for Salmon Run and a bunch of new gear and hairstyle op...

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

The paint has dried once again on another hard-fought Splatfest. Players across the USA fought it out this weekend on Nintendo's team-based shooter Splatoon 2, determined to decree which was the better genre: Sci-Fi or Fantasy.In the end, M...

 
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The Foil Flingza is coming to Splatoon 2 tonight

If you're gearing up for this weekend's U.S Splatfest, which will see teams battle it out on Nintendo's Splatoon 2 over Sci-Fi vs Fantasy, then you ought to know there's new tool on the horizon.Today will see the Foil Flingza added to the a...

 
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Japan's Splatfest results are lacking bitterness

The results are in from Japan's latest Splatfest, which saw weekend warriors fight it out on Splatoon 2 to decide whether fried food (or "Karaage") works best with or without lemon.When all was said and done, Marina's "Team No-Lemon" won bo...

 
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Splatoon 2's next US Splatfest is for nerds

After a rather fitting Halloween themed contest, the monthly Splatfest is back in the US with a random question. "Which do you prefer, Sci-fi or Fantasy?" I'm reminded of a famous Homer Simpson quote when looking at that header. That being ...

 
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The Inkbrush Nouveau is coming to Splatoon 2 tonight

We have another weapon announced for the weekend warriors of Nintendo's colourful shooter Splatoon 2. With the posh-sounding Inkbrush Nouveau ready to blend your enemies with some hard L's.The Inkbrush Nouveau is the same statistically as t...

 
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Japan's next Splatfest is a question of lemon

Hot on the heels of the weekend's European breakfast conflict, Nintendo have announced the next Splatfest, this time scheduled for Japan. Once more, players will take sides in multiplayer shooter Splatoon 2 to ascertain the answer to a ques...

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

The ink has dried on the European battle of breakfasts, which took place over the weekend on Nintendo's arena-shooter Splatoon 2. The conflict was declared by messers Pearl and Marina, over which was better: a "warm" breakfast, or a "cold" ...

 
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This week's Splatoon 2 weapon is the Jet Squelcher

What's this? A new Splatoon 2 weapon for the weekend, but announced on a Thursday, rather than a Friday? This triggers my love of routine, but I'll continue to report it undaunted.This weekend will see another weapon added to the inky arsen...

 
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Classic weapon and arena return to Splatoon 2 this weekend

Some new content is set to drop on Nintendo's colourful shooter Splatoon 2 this weekend. Not only will a powerful weapon be made available for your Squid Kid's arsenal, but an old battleground returns for your ink-based chaos.First of all, ...

 
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Japan getting funky fresh Splatoon 2 art book

As tweeted out by GaijinHunter, it seems that Nintendo Japan are to release an art book this November featuring the stars of their competitive shooter Splatoon 2.There is little information on the publication in the way of images, or the po...

 
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Japan's physicality-themed Splatfest reaches its conclusion

Japan's latest Splatfest concluded last night, as supporters of "Agility" took on fans of "Endurance" over which is the best... fitness... component, I guess?Anyway, when all was said and done on Nintendo's shooter Splatoon 2, Marina's Team...

 

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