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Splatoon 2 civil war starts today, whose side are you on?

The battle lines are drawn, the ink tanks are full. Octolings and Squid Kids align nervously, checking their respective weapons, catching the fear and trepidation in each other's eyes. The new Splatoon 2 splatfest, one of the most controver...

 
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Surprisingly, Splatoon 2's singers aren't actual inklings

I know I shouldn't be surprised to learn that human beings are behind the music of the Splatoon series, but putting faces to the weird voices that the inklings have is a little surreal for me. Nintendo of Japan has uploaded a video promotin...

 
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Splatoon 2's 'Spy Gear' DLC is Diamonds are Forever bad

The community for Nintendo's popular arena-shooter Splatoon 2 were left scratching their heads a little last month. Having been told that news was coming on June 9 that would "Shock the World". It turned out to be that some "Spy Gear" was t...

 
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Albacore Hotel and new weapons batch hits Splatoon 2

Since Splatoon 2 received its Version 3.0 update a couple of months back, new weapons have been received in monthly batches, as opposed to arriving weekly. Fans logging in today will find a fun new foursome of tools, with which to paint the...

 
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Splatoon's International Orange Juice War declares victor

This weekend saw North American and European fans of the Nintendo Switch shooter Splatoon 2 face off in a battle over the consistency of a good old glass of OJ. Do you prefer it with or without pulp?After all of the points were tabulated fr...

 
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Squid shall not eat Squid

Speaking in an interview with Kotaku's Cecilia D'Anastasio, Splatoon 2 producer Hisashi Nogami revealed that the diet of Splatoon 2's populace, the Inklings, could actually consist of, among other things, squid.Asked what foods exist within...

 
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Splatoon 2's International Orange Juice Wars begin today

Tonight sees the start of Splatoon 2's new splatfest, taking place in Europe and North America, with eager players fighting it out on the Switch arena-shooter over orange juice texture.Pearl and her devoted foot-stools (such as myself) will...

 
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Book a few messy nights at Splatoon 2's Albacore Hotel map

Nintendo UK revealed a new map coming to Switch arena-shooter Splatoon 2 soon. The Albacore Hotel is next in a long line of updates and additions that have graced the popular multiplayer title in recent months.Set atop a snazzy plaza, the m...

 
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Sanrio-themed Splatoon 2 tournament declares ultimate victor

While most gaming fans were getting stuck elbows-deep into all of E3's gaming news this weekend, over in Japan the Splatoon community fought it out in the Grand Finals of the four-week splatfest to determine the cutest Sanrio character.It a...

 
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Nintendo Japan details Splatoon 2's June weapons drop

Nintendo have revealed the next batch of weapons that will be landing in the arsenal of their messy arena-shooter Splatoon 2 in June. Since Version 3.0 launched, these monthly drops have replaced the weekly weapons, which previously arrived...

 
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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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