Decepticons dominate in Splatoon's latest Splatfest


Autobots, you don't have the touch

Yesterday's North American Spatfest was a unique event, featuring the first of hopefully many brand tie-ins with an outside property. Splatoon's transforming squid kids were tasked to join either team Autobot or team Decepticon in a Transformers themed nationwide ink war. Those who partook in multiple matches may have noticed that team Autobot always came out in red ink, while team Decepticon was always purple. Nice touch, Nintendo. 

On the other hand, the winners of the contest weren't very nice at all. While the valiant Autobots took the popular vote with 58% of the tally, the evil Decepticons prevailed in 56% of the total matches, resulting in a final combined score of 266 for the Decepticons and a meager 234 for the Autobots.

Not surprisingly, the Decepticons were supported by Marie, the more evil of the two squid sisters. I suspect that her despicable charms are the primary reason that team Decepticons managed to win the day. Many of Splatoon's most diehard players have pledged undying loyalty to Marie, and will follow her anywhere, even if down the way to oblivion

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