Splatoon Twitter account reaches 1 million followers, sends out special piece of artwork
Posted on 5 years ago by Matt(@OnePunchMaz) in General Nintendo, News | 0 comments
The official Japanese Splatoon Twitter account has reached an important milestone: 1 million followers on Twitter. To celebrate, they sent out the special piece of artwork you see above.
It’s not exactly breaking news that Splatoon is popular in Japan, but this is another example of it. Especially if you consider that the official Japanese Nintendo Twitter account “only” has 968,000 followers.
Splatoon 2 vs. Splatoon 1 Piranha Pit video comparison
A few days ago, the Piranha Pit map was added to Splatoon 2. See how the stage compares to how it originally was in Splatoon below.
Splatoon 2 producer on whether Pearl and Marina know they’re in a game and more
Game Informer published two new interviews with Splatoon 2 producer Hisashi Nogami today. Aside from one discussion that was more on the serious side, the second was off-beat and was more about lore. Topics in the second interview include whether Pearl and Marina know they’re in a game, what happens to Inklings as they move through ink, and how they can’t go in water.
We’ve rounded up the comments about these topics below. Game Informer has the interview in full here.
Video: A look at Splatoon’s tofu prototype
Posted on 5 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in Videos, Wii U | 0 comments
Splatoon producer Hisashi Nogami delved into the development of the Wii U game as well as its sequel during his GDC session earlier today. At the panel, a brief clip was actually shown of the tofu prototype that was first mentioned a few years ago during the Iwata Asks interview.
It’s not the best quality, but someone did manage to take a video of the prototype from GDC. You can watch it below.
More details from the Splatoon GDC 2018 panel
Posted on 5 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Switch | 0 comments
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
Posted on 5 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in News, Wii U | 0 comments
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
Posted on 5 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, Switch, Videos, Wii U | 0 comments
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
Posted on 6 years ago by Brian(@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News | 3 Comments
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.