More details from the Splatoon GDC 2018 panel
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Splatoon producer Hisashi Nogami just wrapped up his panel at GDC 2018. Aside from showing some very interesting development images, Nogami also spoke about user trends, development, and more.
We’ve rounded up the latest information below:
Nintendo shows off original Splatoon prototypes
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At GDC today, Splatoon and Splatoon 2 producer Hisashi Nogami is hosting a special panel. The talk was highlighted by showing prototypes for the first game.
When Nintendo was first developing Splatoon, we heard in an Iwata Asks interview series that the team messed around with various concepts and ideas like tofu and rabbits. We now have new images and details about what took place during development.
Here’s the roundup:
Splatoon – full concert featuring Off the Hook and Squid Sisters at Niconico Tokaigi 2018
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At Niconico Tokaigi 2018, Off the Hook appeared live for the first time during a special concert. The Squid Sisters also returned for a new performance. If you’re interested, you can watch the full concert below.
Splatoon 2 vs. Splatoon 1 Arowana Mall video comparison
Arowana Mall, a returning stage from the first Splatoon, joined Splatoon 2 last night. We’re now able to see how the stage compares in both titles. You can see a comparison video below.
Splatoon 2 vs. Splatoon 1 Walleye Warehouse video comparison
Splatoon 2 added in the new Walleye Warehouse map last night, a returning stage from the original game. Check out how the map compares in both titles below.
First issue of the Splatoon manga slated for December 12 in North America
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We won’t have to wait much longer for the first issue of the Splatoon manga. It should be debuting on December 12, with the European release following soon after.
Splatoon 2 vs. Splatoon 1 Blackbelly Skatepark video comparison
Blackbelly Skatepark from the first Splatoon was brought into Splatoon 2 last night. See how the stage compares between both games below.
Splatoon 2 vs. Splatoon 1 Kelp Dome video comparison
Last night, a returning map from the original Splatoon was added to Splatoon 2: Kelp Dome. If you’re interested in seeing how the stage compares to how it appeared originally, watch the comparison below.
SplatNet service ends for Splatoon on September 30, but online multiplayer will still be available
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Nintendo is pulling the plug on the original SplatNet service for Splatoon. It will be permanently closed on September 30. “We sincerely thank all players for using this companion site for the original Splatoon game,” Nintendo said today.
Thankfully, online multiplayer will continue for Splatoon on Wii U. For those who haven’t transitioned to Splatoon 2, that’s good news.
Splatoon comic anime debut episode – “Rider”
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Last month, CoroCoro teased a new web anime for Splatoon. The first episode, titled “Rider”, has gone live.
Rather than a straight up anime, CoroCoro calls the series a “comic anime”. That’s because instead of true animation, it’s more along the lines of a manga with voiced dialogue. There are bits of animation sprinkled throughout, however.
We’ve included the new Splatoon comic anime below.