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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. The platform holder is holding a series of multiplayer matches for Splatoon at the London event. That’s on top of competitive games for Mario Kart 8, including the new 200cc mode, and Amiibo …

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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. The digital version of the game will cost 34.99 when it’s released on May 29th. However, those who access the taster will have that price reduced to 31.49 – that’s a ten per …

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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. The platform holder announced this on Twitter yesterday, and said that the bundle would be launching on June 19th. This is three weeks after Splatoon’s launch in the Wii U. In Australia …

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US gets Splatoon Wii U bundle, exclusive to Best Buy

Nintendo of America has revealed a Wii U hardware bundle for upcoming shooter Splatoon. Destructoid reports that the SKU, which costs $299.99, includes the Deluxe 32GB black version of the console, a download code for the game and Nintendo land pre-installed on the system. Furthermore, the bundle will be exclusive …

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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. "When I played online games, I didn’t like the negativity I got and people telling me, ‘You’re crap, go away’," Yusuke Amano said in the latest edition of Edge magazine. So …

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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. Multiplayer Wii U shooter Splatoon will arrive on the console on May 29th. A new game mode for the title has also been revealed that sees two players competing against one another …

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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. Colourful shooter Splatoon will be released on the console in the second quarter of 2015. It features kids battling squids with ink guns. Really. Also confirmed in the name …

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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 Shigeru Miyamoto told Edge magazine this month that Splatoon – the co-op ink shooter which was my personal game of the show at E3 – was almost a Mario game. Instead the firm opted against using the …

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Splatoon was nearly a Mario game

Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto said the firm almost turned Splatoon into a Mario game. Splatoon was announced at E3. It is a co-op shooter where players fire ink and turn into a squid to dart around the arena. We found it a lot of fun. The game is a completely …

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NINTENDO: Online shooter Splatoon revealed for Wii U

The 8-player online paint ‘em up is coming to Wii U next year. Splatoon is an online team-based shooter, which has players battle for territories on any given map. But Splatoon isn’t the typical shooter as players duel it out with massive weapons that shoot paint, which certainly makes for …

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