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Splatoon 2

Splatoon 2 makes some resolution sacrifices to achieve a good frame rate

Splatoon 2 makes some resolution sacrifices to achieve a good frame rate

Joey Davidson

It’s been two years since the release of Splatoon, and Splatoon 2 is set to drop on the Nintendo Switch in a few weeks. The folks at Digital Foundry took an in-depth look at how Splatoon 2 performs when compared to the original on hardware that’s older by a generation. The game certainly does better than its predecessor on the Wii U, but by how much? We’re looking at a title that...

Splatoon 2's single player campaign laid out in fun trailer

Splatoon 2's single player campaign laid out in fun trailer

Ron Duwell

Nintendo isn’t skimping on the single player portion of Splatoon 2 with the new game preparing a whole new “Hero Mode” for fans who need a break from the usual multiplayer grind. “Hero Mode” will take players outside of running and gunning and add a few puzzles and other ideas in between the bits of storytelling. Nintendo gave a quick look into this mode during its Nintendo Direct...

Nintendo introduces rift between Splatoon 2's squid sisters, will host a tourney at E3 2017

Nintendo introduces rift between Splatoon 2's squid sisters, will host a tourney at E3 2017

Ron Duwell

There’s a lingering problem among the squidlings in Splatoon 2. After ending on friendly terms at the end of the first game, the two Squid Sisters are possibly not on speaking terms anymore. The latest “Prologue” update on the official website suggests that Nintendo worked the last Splatfest’s final results into this second game’s plot with Marie taking an impressive victory over...

Splatoon 2's new gear system lets you remove and customize abilities

Splatoon 2's new gear system lets you remove and customize abilities

Joey Davidson

Remember how gear worked in Splatoon? You’d get hats, shirts and shoes with abilities on them that, say, gave you the ability to recover ink faster. The combination of perks often made some pieces of gear irreplaceable. What if you could remove those abilities and customize that gear? That’s happening in Splatoon 2 with a new character named Murch. Murch can reset the abilities on any...