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  • Video Nintendo Wants You to Bask in Some Splatfest Nostalgia

    There's a Squid Sisters song for every occasion

    This past weekend Splatoon hosted its final Splatfest, the regular events that have allowed teams to put on snazzy virtual outfits and fight over topics such as pizza flavourings and favoured lifestyle choices. For plenty of Wii U owners the events have been a welcome regular routine, and their...

  • News Team Marie Triumphs in Splatoon's Final Splatfest

    The end of an era

    Since its release in May 2015, Splatoon has been a notable success for the Wii U. While the platform has struggled, those that do own the system have embraced Nintendo's colourful third-person shooter in a big way. The cultural impact - especially in Japan - has been significant, with amiibo, merchandise and even live concerts...

  • News ​The Stages for the Final Splatfest Have Been Announced

    Kelp Dome! Moray Towers! Walleye Warehouse!

    A couple weeks ago, it was announced that the final Splatfest for Splatoon would be taking place later this month. The news was disappointing to many, but it seems like Nintendo wants to make sure that it goes all out with this final celebration. As a result, fans were allowed to vote on what three...

  • Video The Squid Sisters Stay Fresh In These Splatoon Music Clips

    Callie and Marie do their funky thing

    Here's a friendly reminder that the final Splatfest happens this weekend from the Squid Sisters - Callie and Marie. Making sure that Splatoon stays fresh in your minds, Nintendo of Japan has released two videos with each sister performing their signature solo songs: Those were some funky moves. Will you be...

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  • News The Pokémon Splatfest Results Have Been Confirmed

    And the winner is...

    The Splatoon Splatfest events have often focused on fairly simple conflicts, only dipping into feisty brand-related tussles occasionally. The Transformers event in North America was one example, and this weekend we had the Pokémon generation one event worldwide. With the Virtual Console games arriving on 27th February fans have...

  • Reminder Register and Gear Up for the Pokémon Red & Blue Splatfest

    Results to get a global airing

    The Splatoon Splatfest events have been a fun regular addition to the outstanding shooter, though the upcoming Pokémon Red and Blue showdown is arguably the best yet. With the Pokémon anniversary around the corner it's perfectly timed and will also likely be extremely close - one Nintendo UK poll on Twitter for...

  • News Pokémon Splatfest Hitting Splatoon in February

    A decision harder than choosing your starter

    In continuing the celebration of Pokémon's 20th anniversary, the festivities have spread to another popular Nintendo franchise, Splatoon. A Pokémon themed Splatfest will take taking place the weekend of 20th February through 21st February in all regions pitting players against each other based on their...

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  • News Zombies Will Face Off Against Ghosts in the Next European Splatfest

    Zombies 'ain't afraid of no ghosts

    Due to Splatoon Splatfests now being on alternate weeks in North America and Europe, gamers in the latter region will need to wait until 7th November for their own spooky face-off. As confirmed by Nintendo of Europe it'll be a rather appropriate battle between Zombies and Ghosts on 7th November, with the usual 24...

  • News Japan's Upcoming Splatfest is Between Love and Money

    Money can't buy me love

    Up to this point, Splatfests have generally been lighthearted affairs. Whether it be something like cats vs. dogs, Decepticons vs. Autobots, or pirates vs. ninjas; the competitions have been primarily set up to poll the masses for their favorites or opinions on popular subjects. Evidently, Japan has chosen that it's time to...

  • News It's Pirates vs. Ninjas in the Next North American Splatoon Splatfest

    Wins multiplier gets a boost

    North America's next Splatfest event in Splatoon has been outlined, and will provide a colourful bit of gaming in time for Halloween. Kicking off at 9pm Pacific on 30th October - midnight Eastern - it'll be Pirates vs. Ninjas; it's being pitched as a Halloween-themed event because of outfits choices. Whether you buy...

  • News It's Cats Against Dogs in the Next European Splatfest

    Playing catch-up

    While Splatoon gamers in North America and Japan have Splatfest battles to enjoy this weekend, the European equivalent was unexpectedly delayed. The good news is that Nintendo of Europe has confirmed the region's next contest for 17th October. It'll be catching up with one of the early Splatfests enjoyed in North America, as cats...

  • News The Next Splatfest in North America is About How You Like to Travel

    Planes or Cars?

    We're once again approaching that time in North America for the monthly Splatfest, the popular event that captures the hearts and minds of Splatoon players all over. While the Autobots vs. Decepticons Splatfest will never be topped, this Splatfest's theme is still decent. The battle will be between those who prefer to travel by car...

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  • News The First Western Splatoon Splatfest Kicks Off on 4th July

    "Sorry for the delay—we experienced some…tentacle difficulties"

    Not so long ago Nintendo of America confirmed a delay to the first Splatoon Splatfest in the West, following matchmaking and connection problems in the first Japanese event. These are online challenges in which you pick a side in a simple debate and then fight for your choice in...

  • News Début Splatfest Postponed in North America 

    Though the Bluefin Depot stage is in action, at least

    Splatoon has been a game that, since launch, has kept serving up new content to freshen up the experience. We've have new stages and guns, with Ranked Battles also being an early addition, which have all helped to spruce up the content on offer. One major new feature, the Splatfest, will...