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Hori’s odd Splatoon 2 headset to include squid adaptor to bypass Switch’s phone-based voice chat

Many eyebrows were raised when Nintendo announced that Switch owners would have to use their smartphones for voice chat when playing games online as part of its paid subscription service (which has now been delayed until early 2018, Nintendo announced this morning), but peripherals manufacturer Hori is likely to raise …

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Splatoon 2 launches in July

During the latest Nintendo Direct, which aired last night, it was revealed that Splatoon 2 will launch on the Nintendo Switch on July 21st.  The title was revealed earlier this year when the Switch itself was shown off properly for the first time, but no release date was mentioned. Now …

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Splatoon 2 to launch with LAN support and spectator mode

Nintendo has confirmed that Splatoon 2 will feature LAN support and a spectator mode in an attempt to make it as easy as possible for people to run tournaments.  Up to 10 docked Switch consoles can be put on the same LAN network to allow for offline play, however observers …

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Watch our very own Mike Stubbs talk eSports on the Nintendo Switch

Last week I got the chance to head down to London to go and play with the Nintendo Switch. There wasn’t too much in the way of eSports, with that Smash Melee virtual console port yet to be confirmed, but I did manage to get hands on with Splatoon 2 …

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Splatoon 2 confirmed for the Nintendo Switch

At the Nintendo Switch reveal overnight the Japanese company revealed Splatoon 2.  The sequel to one of the Wii U’s best games will feature new maps, weapons and game modes, while keeping the core gameplay fairly similar to the first title.  Splatoon developed into somewhat of a cult eSport during …

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