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Weirdness: Splatoon Has Been Impressively Recreated In Team Fortress 2

Splatoon Has Been Impressively Recreated In Team Fortress 2

Modding madness

Splatoon has been a critical and commercial success for Nintendo, and has introduced an entire generation of players to the concept of an online, team-based shooter. In fact, it has turned so many heads that even PC gamers - the chaps who live and breathe this kind of game - are paying tribute in their own unique way. A team of...

Weirdness: In Some Parallel Dimension, This Nintendo Cross Presentation Might Actually Be Real

In Some Parallel Dimension, This Nintendo Cross Presentation Might Actually Be Real

Keeping it real fake

Nintendo is working on its next console - dubbed the "NX" - but the company remained tight-lipped at this year's E3. 2015 will go down as a period of transition for the Japanese veteran as it looks to slowly retire its current pair of consoles and move towards something new and exciting, but the lack of solid news means that...

Weirdness: T-Pose Result Screen Glitch Found In Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

T-Pose Result Screen Glitch Found In Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Although very difficult to perform

YouTuber Master0fHyrule has created a video of a glitch found by Miiverse user Glob in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, and for once it's not one that can turn the tide in mid-battle. The glitch results in the winning character/team poised in a 'T-Pose' position during the results screen after a match. For those...

News: ​There's Already a Splatoon Inspired Minecraft Mod

​There's Already a Splatoon Inspired Minecraft Mod

Where there's a will, there's a way

It seems like there's a mod for just about anything in Minecraft. The extremely open ended and modular nature of the core game leaves the door wide open for just about any type of game to be created within it, from platformers to shooters to racers. Granted, there's usually an absurd amount of complicated...

Weirdness: This Pokémon Get☆TV Teaser Prepares Us for Milk Madness and Karate Mascots

This Pokémon Get☆TV Teaser Prepares Us for Milk Madness and Karate Mascots

Too amazing not to share

It's the end of a long week, so some light relief is certainly in order; we present the latest teaser for Pokémon Get☆TV to serve that very purpose. This is from the official Pokemon Japan YouTube channel, and a scan of its recent content suggests that this is an impressive level of weirdness even by its own standards...

Weirdness: The Second Player Can Have Motion Controls in Splatoon's Battle Dojo Mode

The Second Player Can Have Motion Controls in Splatoon's Battle Dojo Mode

Erm, OK

Splatoon may be gracing plenty of Wii U systems worldwide, but the official Tumblr account is still rolling on, and has shared a rather peculiar and fun trick. It seems that both players can use motion-based aiming controls in the local multiplayer Battle Dojo mode, with a bit of bizarre customisation. By quite literally strapping a Wii U...

Weirdness: Lorry Thieves Make Off With Splatoon Special Editions in Europe

Lorry Thieves Make Off With Splatoon Special Editions in Europe

These guys were pros

Update: Nintendo UK has now provided the following statement: We can confirm that the lorry transporting the Splatoon stock from Nintendo's European warehouse to GAME UK has been stolen. Included as part of this delivery was GAME's allocation of the Splatoon + Squid Inkling amiibo and as a result we are unable to honour...

Weirdness: You Can Buy About 300 Copies of Jurassic Park on SNES for $1500

You Can Buy About 300 Copies of Jurassic Park on SNES for $1500

Fridge and Bacardi not included

It's no secret that we find some corners of eBay rather baffling - whether it's scalpers flogging pre-orders or just downright goofy goods, it's a Wild West of commerce. This example is certainly the latter, as it celebrates the upcoming Jurassic World movie in the most bizarre way possible. As you can see below, you...

Weirdness: Mario and Luigi Chewing Gum Claims That Stars Taste Like Ginger Ale

Mario and Luigi Chewing Gum Claims That Stars Taste Like Ginger Ale

Because why not?

Here's some delightful nonsense to kick the week off - or annoying nonsense depending on your perspective - that comes straight out of Japan. While we may consider Nintendo's licensing efforts in the West to be in need of improvement, there's no end of quirky big N products in the company's homeland. So we present, below, Mario and...

Weirdness: Nintendo of America's Splatoon Mess Fest Sits in the 'Bizarre' Category

Nintendo of America's Splatoon Mess Fest Sits in the 'Bizarre' Category

It was messy

At the end of April Nintendo of America announced its Splatoon Mess Fest, a live event at Santa Monica Pier - California - to promote the upcoming Wii U shooter. It was standard PR event fair, pulling in celebrities and the public to have some messy fun on a goo-filled assault course. Celebrities included Disney's Joey Bragg and James...

Weirdness: Former My Chemical Romance Frontman Can't Get Enough Of Zelda: Wind Waker

Former My Chemical Romance Frontman Can't Get Enough Of Zelda: Wind Waker

"I play Zelda with my daughter now"

When Activision announced its plans to relaunch Guitar Hero recently, ex-My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way was one of the artists it recruited to promote the move. Way has since been talking to UK newspaper Metro about gaming in general, and has revealed that he's a big fan of The Legend of Zelda - and the...

Weirdness: This Chain Chomp Cat Bed Sold for Over $1000

This Chain Chomp Cat Bed Sold for Over $1000

Quite a cat nap

Furniture and art pieces based on Nintendo systems and characters are pretty common, especially in the world of niche traders that sell their wares online. Whether you want cushions, coffee tables or lamps shaped like question blocks, the internet is there for you. It's not every day, however, that you see a cat bed shaped like...