Splatoon (Wii U)


Wii U
Nintendo EAD


Game Rating

User Ratings: 653

Our Review: 9/10


Number of Players
2 (8 Player Online)
Release Date

Wii U

  • 29th May 2015 (USA)
  • 29th May 2015 (UK/EU)
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    Review Splatoon

    Prepare to dye

    Nintendo is generally relatively circumspect and cautious when introducing new IPs, but considering the pedigree the company has to uphold it's understandable that it doesn't wish to dilute its iconic brand with a torrent of forgettable franchises. Splatoon is unusual in that sense, then, and it's a game that brings a huge amount of...

Splatoon Guides

  • Guide How to Get Involved in Splatoon's First Splatfest

    Ink-capable of resisting

    After a short delay, Splatoon's fabled Splatfest event is arriving in the West this weekend beginning on the 4th July. If you're in North America the theme is Cats vs. Dogs, and if you're in Europe the choices are more musically orientated: Rock vs. Pop. We'll be taking part alongside our chosen teammates, but just in case...

  • Guide Use these Splatoon Tricks & Advanced Techniques to Improve your Inking

    Think ink

    Splatoon has been out for nearly a week and already people have been looking at the inner workings of the game's intricacies in order to give them an edge when it comes to the crunch. We're nothing if not diligent and have compiled a good number of tips that can help give you the upper hand online. This is by no means a complete guide,...

  • Guide Tips On How To Become A Squid Hotshot In Splatoon

    Get inked

    Today marks the launch of Splatoon, Nintendo's infectious take on the traditional team-based online shooter. While this ink-splattered offering is far more friendly and accessible than your typical web-based blaster, there are still a few key points you might want to keep in mind before dashing - or should that be swimming? - headlong into...

About The Game

Show Your True Colors

Splatter enemies and claim your turf as the ink-spewing, squid-like characters called Inklings in Nintendo's new third-person action shooter game for the Wii U console. Challenge your friends in chaotic four-on-four matches, in which the goal is to get your ink on as many places as possible and claim your turf, all while strategically submerging yourself in your team's colors and blasting your enemies. This is a coluorful and chaotic online third-person action shooter – exclusively on Wii U.