Splatoon – final Splatfest results
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Splatoon’s very last Splatfest has come to an end. All have the battles have finished, and the final results are in.
The outcome was close for both votes and wins. However, Team Marie had slight edges in both (54 percent and 51 percent respectively). Because of that, they prevailed with a final score of 360 to 340.
Here’s a new video from Nintendo in celebration of the final Splatfest:
Aonuma: Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s E3 2014 trailer “became the basis for the whole game”
Nintendo gave us a first look at The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild during E3 2014 with a trailer. At that time though, the project hadn’t been completely shaped yet.
Series producer Eiji Aonuma reconfirmed to EDGE this month that the video was running in real time and in-engine. However, the scene shown was made especially for the trailer. When we saw Link shooting arrows at the Guardian on his horse, jumping off, and firing off one last arrow in mid-air at the enemy in slow motion, you couldn’t actually do that.
Aonuma mentioned how he “really wanted to put that in the game” and realized his vision following the trailer. It also made the team expand on Breath of the Wild in terms of story. Interestingly enough, the trailer ended up as “the basis for the whole game.”
Aonuma’s words in full:
LEGO Dimensions – footage of Adventure Time, Sonic, more
IGN has new footage of LEGO Dimensions from San Diego Comic-Con 2016 which gives us a look at some of the new franchises and characters on the way, including Adventure Time, Sonic, and more. View the gameplay below.
First Darksiders confirmed for Wii U
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GameFly recently listed the original Darksiders for Wii U. Nordic Games has now come forward, officially confirming the game for Nintendo’s console. Online features will be present, though that may only extend to Miiverse.
Darksiders will be released physically and digitally during Q4 2016 for €20 (probably $20). Nordic is also readying new merchandise for the franchise.
LEGO Dimensions – Wave 7 expansion packs launch on November 18
At San Diego Comic-Con 2016 today, Warner Bros. announced that six collectable expansion packs are launching for LEGO Dimensions on November 18.
Wave 7 includes the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Story Pack, Sonic The Hedgehog Level Pack, and more. All of the LEGO minifigures included in wave 6-9 expansion packs feature special, golden Toy Tags which unlock a Battle Arena within the Adventure World of the corresponding entertainment brand.
Battle Arenas provide players with the “first-to-LEGO videogames competitive split-screen local gameplay for up to four players. Each Battle Arena has four gameplay modes and comes with its own traps, special powers and interactive environments that make every battle arena unique.”
Find the lowdown on all of the new LEGO Dimensions packs slated for November below.
Thanks to Amazon, we have a look at the final boxart for Tumblestone. Get a look at it above.
Tumblestone is currently available on the Wii U eShop. The physical version arrives on August 30 in North America.
LEGO Dimensions – Sonic debut trailer
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SEGA and Warner Bros. Interactive have released a trailer for Sonic’s appearance in LEGO Dimensions. Watch it below.
Another 15 minutes of Paper Mario: Color Splash footage
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Polygon is the latest outlet with footage from Paper Mario: Color Splash. Here’s one last look at the game from Comic-Con:
More Paper Mario: Color Splash footage from San Diego Comic-Con 2016
GameSpot has posted a few more minutes of Paper Mario: Color Splash footage from Comic-Con showing the Bloo Inn. Here’s the latest video:
Wii U and 3DS maintenance taking place next week
Wii U and 3DS will be impacted by maintenance next week. Both systems will be affected for a couple of hours, which involves online play, rankings, etc.
Maintenance is set for the following times:
– 9 PM PT (July 27) – 11 PM PT (July 27)
– 12 AM ET (July 28) – 2 AM ET (July 28)
– 5 AM in the UK (July 28) – 7 AM in the UK (July 28)
– 6 AM in Europe (July 28) – 8 AM in Europe (July 28)