Splatoon 2 gets new maps, gear, hairstyles, music, modes, and more

Revealed in an energetic trailer, Nintendo showed off a wide range of new features coming to Splatoon 2 very soon. There are stages, modes, and even a few quality-of-life changes that the game strongly needed. The majority of it will have arrived by this weekend! Over the next few weeks four new stages will be … Continue reading

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ESL to Host Online Splatoon 2 Tournaments for UK/Ireland, with Prizes, Twice a Week

Competitive gaming organisation ESL will be hosting two tournaments a week for Splatoon 2, starting on Wednesday 8th November, and continuing every Wednesday and Saturday until Christmas. These are exclusively for players from the UK and Ireland. Currently, all scheduled Wednesday tournaments will take place at 7pm, with Saturday tournaments starting at 1pm. Teams are … Continue reading

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Nintendo Scene @EGX 2017, Birmingham NEC

It’s that time of year again, when gamers of all ages descend upon Birmingham for the annual Eurogamer Expo. Nintendo were once again there in force, with tournaments and a large amount of new and upcoming games. Obviously Super Mario Odyssey made up the lion’s share of the floorspace devoted to the Big N, but … Continue reading

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Splatfests will now Feature an Exclusive Stage

This weekend marks the first post-release Splatfest on Splatoon 2, and the first in which players can keep their rewards. Super Sea Snails, which are used to enhance gear, will be available as prizes this time. In a surprising announcement, it seems there will be a new stage introduced for the Splatfest… and only for … Continue reading

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NS Review – Splatoon 2 (Switch)

In this article I’ll be covering the multiplayer modes of Splatoon 2, for the single player Hero Mode, please see my Hands-On Preview here. A long way we’ve swum since the starting days of a weird £20 barebones shooter on an underappreciated console- a strange ink-splattering adventure that exploded in popularity, boosting Wii U sales … Continue reading

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Splatoon 2 – Hero Mode Preview (Switch)

This preview covers the single-player mode in the upcoming Nintendo Switch game- Splatoon 2. Check back next week for a review of the online/multiplayer modes. It should be noted that this was played primarily in TV Mode with the Joy-cons only.  Unapologetically eccentric, thoroughly quirky, and downright bizarre- Splatoon 2 is the sequel to the … Continue reading

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Nintendo @ E3 2017 – Our Thoughts On The Shenanigans

Nintendo’s E3 showing, and E3 itself, is over for another year and what a year it was. A low key Spotlight broadcast, live streams, and Invitational tournaments … Nintendo definitely pulled out all the stops. But, what did we think of the whole thing? Well … CONOR In what was the most memorable E3 event … Continue reading

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E3 Week 2017 – NintenRave II – Nintendo and the eSports Scene

Welcome back to #NSE3Week, and how about another NintenRave? For those that aren’t aware, my Raves are articles in which I discuss something that Nintendo has done that pleases me or I’m impressed by. So, on this occasion (with around five days until Nintendo’s showing at E3) I want to shine a spotlight on something … Continue reading

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E3 Week 2017 – The Nintendo E3 2016 Conference, One Year On …

Welcome one and all to the kick off of #NSE3Week 2017 at Nintendo Scene! So here we are, one week until Nintendo’s E3 presentation, and what a year this has been for the Big N. We’ve seen the release of the Switch, multiple huge and critically acclaimed releases, and a slow (but successful) shuffle into … Continue reading

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Splatoon 2: E3 Tournament to Feature Top Teams from 4 Regions

Nintendo has revealed its plans for E3 2017, and the main focus is undoubtedly Super Mario Odyssey. However, there’s more exciting news on the Splatoon 2 invitational tournament, which will take place on June 13th. Unlike the Nintendo World Championships, the ‘World Inkling Invitational’ will truly be a world competition as four teams will be competing, … Continue reading

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