Entries in 'Splatoon' (18)

$1m Splatoon eSports tournament announced for Japan

$1m Splatoon eSports tournament announced for Japan

Nintendo’s latest IP is preparing to burst onto the eSports scene in a big way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 12:53PM in News
Nintendo enjoys best Q1 since 2012 as Wii U finally hits 10m units

Nintendo enjoys best Q1 since 2012 as Wii U finally hits 10m units

Profit is back on the cards at Nintendo after the company reported an upturn in fortunes for the quarter ending June 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2015 at 9:51AM in News
Splatoon has sold 1m units worldwide

Splatoon has sold 1m units worldwide

Nintendo says that more than 1m copies of Splatoon has sold worldwide.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 24th 2015 at 9:45AM in News
Splatoon holds on for a second week in Japanese charts as Wii U sales rise

Splatoon holds on for a second week in Japanese charts as Wii U sales rise

It seems that Nintendo’s latest shooter still has legs (tentacles?) in Japan, as it outdoes a slew of new releases to remain top of the retail charts.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2015 at 2:00PM in News

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Splatoon mania in Japan pulls Wii U back to top of hardware charts

Splatoon mania in Japan pulls Wii U back to top of hardware charts

Nintendo’s inky shooter has topped the software charts in Japan, helping Wii U become the best-selling console in the country.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 3rd 2015 at 2:00PM in News
Witcher 3 holds top spot as Splatoon debuts in second place

Witcher 3 holds top spot as Splatoon debuts in second place

The Witcher 3 is once again No.1 in the UK All Formats Top 40.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 1st 2015 at 10:15AM in News
Lorry transporting Splatoon stock has been hijacked

Lorry transporting Splatoon stock has been hijacked

A lorry transporting Splatoon stock from Nintendo’s warehouse to GAME has been stolen,

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 27th 2015 at 3:52PM in News
Nintendo plans Mario Kart 8-level marketing push for its new shooter IP Splatoon

Nintendo plans Mario Kart 8-level marketing push for its new shooter IP Splatoon

Nintendo is preparing a marketing campaign for new IP Splatoon that will rival last year’s Mario Kart 8. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 22nd 2015 at 9:58AM in News

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Nintendo showing off Splatoon at MCM London Comic Con

Nintendo showing off Splatoon at MCM London Comic Con

Nintendo is planning on showcasing its new colourful multiplayer shooter Splatoon at this year’s MCM Comic Con. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 20th 2015 at 10:37AM in News
Download the Splatoon demo and get a 10% discount on the game

Download the Splatoon demo and get a 10% discount on the game

There’s a Splatoon demo hitting Wii U this weekend, and downloading it will net a financial reward.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 4:14PM in News
Splatoon Wii U bundle confirmed for Europe

Splatoon Wii U bundle confirmed for Europe

Nintendo has confirmed that there will be a Splatoon and Wii U hardware bundle in the PAL regions.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 9:42AM in News
US gets Splatoon Wii U bundle, exclusive to Best Buy

US gets Splatoon Wii U bundle, exclusive to Best Buy

Nintendo of America has revealed a Wii U hardware bundle for upcoming shooter Splatoon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2015 at 2:30PM in News

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Splatoon director says voice chat omission was a design choice

Splatoon director says voice chat omission was a design choice

Upcoming Wii U multiplayer shooter Splatoon is missing a key feature common the genre deliberately, its co-director has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 9:01AM in News
Nintendo dates Splatoon, Fatal Frame and Fire Emblem

Nintendo dates Splatoon, Fatal Frame and Fire Emblem

Three of Nintendo’s upcoming titles have been given release dates – varying from the firm to the vague.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 3:31PM in News
Splatoon due Q2 2015 while Kirby's Wii U game gets a new name

Splatoon due Q2 2015 while Kirby's Wii U game gets a new name

Nintendo has issued a slightly more definitive release date for one Wii U game and confirmed a new title for another.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2014 at 3:05PM in News
OPINION: Would it really have mattered if Splatoon was a Mario game?

OPINION: Would it really have mattered if Splatoon was a Mario game?

New IP does not necessarily mean new ideas, argues MCV editor Christopher Dring

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2014 at 10:31AM in News

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Splatoon was nearly a Mario game

Splatoon was nearly a Mario game

Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto said the firm almost turned Splatoon into a Mario game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 28th 2014 at 9:38AM in News
NINTENDO: Online shooter Splatoon revealed for Wii U

NINTENDO: Online shooter Splatoon revealed for Wii U

The 8-player online paint ‘em up is coming to Wii U next year.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 10th 2014 at 5:47PM in News