Tag: Splatoon Archives | Broken Joysticks

Nov
01

First volume of Splatoon manga from Viz arrives in December

Viz’s upcoming manga based on Nintendo’s Splatoon is nearly here with the book arriving next month. The 168 page paperback will be released in book stores on December 12th. The book will retail for $9.99 USD / $12.99 CAD. Here’s […]

Sep
03

Nintendo discontinuing support for SplatNet

After the announcement last week that Nintendo was shutting down Miiverse, the company quietly announced that they are also discontinuing support for SplatNet. SplatNet is an online service where you can check current and upcoming battle stages in Splatoon, check […]

Jul
06

Full details for Splatoon 2 from Nintendo Direct

This morning Nintendo held their most recent Nintendo Direct with the focus squarely set on their freshest game yet, Splatoon 2. The game is of course the sequel to Splatoon which was a refreshing game when it launched for the […]

May
17

Splatoon 2 single player mode detailed

At the end of the Nintendo Direct presentation, a new trailer for Splatoon 2 debuted, showing off the game’s single-player mode. In the newest single-player story Callie – of Squid Sisters fame – has gone missing and her right-tentacle squid […]

Apr
19

Gear Customization And Ability Re-Roll Supported In Splatoon 2

The fine researchers over at the “squid research lab” have shared their latest findings about Splatoon 2 for the Nintendo Switch. The game will allow players to unlock new abilities linked to their clothing and even have the ability to […]

Jan
29

Splatoon 2 Has A Single Player Story Set Two Years After First Game

WHAT? Where was this news at the Nintendo Switch reveal? That’s right! I heard officially from a Nintendo PR rep at our recent Switch press event that yes, Splatoon 2 will indeed have a single player story campaign just like […]

Jan
13

Splatoon 2 Will Splat Ink All Over The Switch This Summer

Nintendo’s favorite squid kids will be arguing whether they should be Squids Now or Kids Now with the return of ink turf wars this summer for the Nintendo Switch. Revealed during the Nintendo Switch presentation in the typical humorous Splatoon […]

Aug
15

The Splatoon Testfire demo is back August 25-28

Before the launch of Splatoon, Nintendo launched a short demo called Testfire. The demo allowed gamers to give the essential Splatoon multiplayer a go prior to the release of the game. The timed demo worked only for a short period. […]

Jun
30

The next Splatfest will also be the last

After fifteen Splatfests the folks at Nintendo are hanging up their ink guns. Nintendo announced today that the next Splatfest will be the last. The theme for the last Splatfest will be one that will surely be hotly debated, even […]

Jun
20

Another Splatoon Splatfest coming this weekend

Nintendo has unveiled the latest Splatoon Splatfest. The choices for the latest Splatfest are “early bird” or “night own.” Which one will you choose? The early bird may get the worm, but the night owl gets like four more hours […]

May
29

Second release of new Splatoon remixed weapons coming June 7th

Nintendo confirmed via their Splatoon social media channels that the next batch of remixed weapons next week. The long-awaited release of Sheldon’s Picks Vol. 2 has finally been confirmed for a digital release on the evening of June 7th. According […]

Apr
30

Squid Sisters Amiibo Set Announced For July Release

Nintendo of America has announced that a double set of new Amiibo fashioned after the Squid Sisters from last year’s Splatoon will hit American retail on July 8th for an MSRP of $24.99 USD. The set will unlock new songs […]

Apr
27

Miitomo reaches 10 million worldwide users

Nintendo provided some updates for multiple games this morning, with some news about their first mobile application: Miitomo. Nintendo reported that their first app for smartphones and tablets has surpassed 10 million unique users worldwide. The free-to-start social experience app […]

Apr
14

Nintendo and Nickelodeon Bring the Next Splatfest to a Pineapple Under the Sea

On April 23rd, Nintendo is partnering with Nickelodeon to bring a SpongeBob SquarePants-themed Splatfest to Splatoon. Players will be asked to declare their allegiance to either the world’s most lovable sponge, SpongeBob SquarePants, or his starfish sidekick, Patrick Star, from […]

Apr
10

Splatoon update and remixed weapons coming April 12th

The version 2.7.0 Update for Splatoon will be released on the evening of April 12th. And with the update comes a slew of remixed weapons. In preparation for the update though, the Splatoon server will be under maintenance from 7:50 […]