Nintendo is opening its first ever store in Japan when the new Shibuya PARCO opens on November 22. In the lead up to the stores opening next month, Nintendo launched a website for the store as well as a Twitter account showcasing some of the exclusive products that with be able to be purchased at the location. Hit the jump to check them out!
Love the music of the Splatoon games? Want more? A new CD and Blu-Ray set is on the way, featuring recordings from this past January's SPLATOON 2 -Tenta Live- in Makuhari. Find out where to grab a copy after the jump!
If you're wondering which game series Japanese kids love the most, CoroCoro Comic magazine has the answer. A special survey recently ran as part of the publication's 42nd anniversary, which arrives on May 15, asking its young readers to vote on their favorite video game franchises. See what they picked after the jump!
What was the most talked about game of the year on Twitter? You may be surprised! In spite of the memetic spread of Fortnite, Fate/Grand Order reigned supreme. See which other games made the Top 10 after the jump!
For those who don't have a copy of Splatoon 2 yet, you might want to wait until next month to get in on the action. Nintendo is enticing newcomers with the Splatoon 2 Starter Edition, which packs the game with a 100-page strategy guide and two sheets of Splatoon stickers. Read on for details.
Splatoon 2 is keeping up with tradition this year with the introduction of the Octobrush Nouveau weapon. Once again, the weapon's addition will coincide with the January 2 event of "Kakizome," or "first writing," which is the term for the first traditional calligraphy writing of the year. Read on for more.
Last weekend, Europe got a Splatoon 2 books versus film Splatfest event, while the Japanese version of the Nintendo shooter got a UNIQLO sponsored warm inner-wear versus warm outer-wear. None of these comforting topics for North America. Instead, the USA and Canada are taking up the bleak subject of terrible holiday gifts, asking for players' preference in the best of the worst: sweaters or socks.
Are you a lover of film, or do your tastes tend more towards the written word? Nintendo's competitive shooter Splatoon 2 explored the subject in the latest Splatfest event offered on the European servers. Of course, Marina charmed and Pearl... well, shined with her own gremlin charisma, in accompanying art. More after the jump.
While Europe's latest Splatfest event in Nintendo's Splatoon 2 competitive shooter asked fans if they prefer warm or cold breakfast, and Japan asked about preferences in karaage fried food, with or without lemon (probably don't expect that one to be used internationally), North America is getting on near and dear to the geek heart this week. Pearl is repping sci-fi and Marina is repping fantasy as the inklings decide which is the superior genre.
It's a double-dose of Splatfests this weekend. Last weekend, the European version of Nintendo's competitive third-person shooter Splatoon did a big TP-themed event. This weekend, it's the US and Japan's turn. Japan is doing a fitness themed Agility vs Endurance. North America on the other hand is doing a seasonal Werewolf vs Vampire on Friday the 13th!
The Splatfest events tied to Nintendo's Splatoon games have asked some trivial questions, like Fries vs. McNuggets or Pirates versus Ninja. This week, the third-person competitive shooter's Euro-region Splatfest asked one of life's deep, philipshical conundrums. More after the jump.
A few days ago Splatoon 2 announced plans to team up with McDonald's for a Japan-exclusive Splatfest. The showdown in question? Fries vs. McNuggets! Which is the side you're willing to die, or at least be covered in colorful ink, for? Following up on the announcement, the official Twitter account shared artwork for the event, which will, at the very least, probably make you hungry.
Coming up on September 9th, Splatoon 2 will be getting into the business of sponsored Splatfests. The Japanese version of Nintendo third-person competitive shooter will have a McDonald's showdown, asking players what side do they prefer with their burger: fries or McNuggets. More after the jump.