Splatoon - Timeline

Wednesday18th Jan 2017

Monday16th Jan 2017

Thursday5th Jan 2017

Friday30th Dec 2016

Wednesday21st Dec 2016

  • News Dark Horse is Bringing 'The Art of Splatoon' Book to the West

    For squids or kids

    Splatoon was a major success for Nintendo in 2015, generating significant buzz and establishing the IP as one that has a key role to play in the future. The gameplay is terrific, of course, but part of the appeal is also found in the hugely colourful environments and characters. Those that love the designs in Splatoon are now in...

Wednesday16th Nov 2016

Wednesday26th Oct 2016

  • News Splatoon Showdown Series On the Way in North America

    Battlefy hosts an online spin on eSports

    It's evident that Nintendo is eager to make steps into eSports. We've seen the company improve its support for the Super Smash Bros. and Pokkén Tournament scenes, and the recent Nintendo Switch preview trailer featured a Splatoon-centric competitive scenario at the end. It's a growing industry, and Nintendo...

Thursday20th Oct 2016

Thursday13th Oct 2016

  • News Splatoon Producer Reflects on the Game's Popularity

    A successfully launched IP

    When Splatoon was announced at E3 2014, the game seemed to have been met with warm reception. Though there were some concerns over how online play would be handled, the game represented a refreshing new idea from Nintendo, and seemed like it would be an ideal killer app for the struggling Wii U. Now, nearly a year and a...

Wednesday14th Sep 2016

  • News Splatoon Version 2.12 is Now Live

    Splatting those pesky bugs

    Though the online community for Splatoon is still going strong, it's safe to say that the game has passed its prime. It got its last hurrah with the release of the new Callie and Marie amiibo this summer, and now that Splatfests are over, it seems that Nintendo has moved on (hopefully to make the sequel). That being said,...

Wednesday7th Sep 2016

Friday26th Aug 2016

  • Reminder The Splatoon Summer Testfire Demo is Now Live

    If you're yet to ink in a purchase

    We suspect that most with an interest in Splatoon bought it long ago, yet Nintendo is leaving no stone unturned in its quest to get as many Wii U owners as possible on board. A little while ago we shared the news that the Splatoon Testfire demo is returning for a Summer fling, so here's a reminder that it's live...

Wednesday17th Aug 2016

Monday15th Aug 2016

Tuesday26th Jul 2016

  • 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...

Monday25th Jul 2016

  • News With Splatfests Finished, Judd Is Now Your Source of Super Sea Snails in Splatoon

    You have to earn them, though

    The final Splatoon Splatfest ended with Team Marie victorious, with plenty of players taking off their team t-shirts, collecting their winnings and no doubt letting out a disappointed sigh. After more than a year of regular updates and Splatfests, the Wii U's colourful shooter is about to settle down and conclude its...

  • 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...

Thursday21st Jul 2016

Wednesday20th Jul 2016

Wednesday13th Jul 2016

Tuesday12th Jul 2016

Friday8th Jul 2016

Thursday7th Jul 2016

Tuesday5th Jul 2016

Friday1st Jul 2016

Thursday30th Jun 2016

  • News Splatoon's Last Splatfest is Next Month

    Team Callie or Team Marie?

    One of the most popular and enjoyable aspects of Splatoon has been the semi-monthly Splatfests. These day-long, team based competitions took the core idea of Splatoon and expanded on it a bit, allowing players to pledge allegiance to a certain team, with a winning team decided at the end of it all based on popularity and...

Wednesday29th Jun 2016

Thursday23rd Jun 2016