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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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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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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NS Review – Splatoon 2 Global Testfire (Switch)

This past weekend played host to the first (of possibly many) Splatoon 2 Global Testfire. We almost all got in at least a few matches on it, but what did we all think of this sequel to the phenomenally popular Wii U title? WES: I feel like I pretty much exhausted the original Splatoon, not … Continue reading

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Nintendo Switch Presentation: Nintendo Scene’s Hopes and Predictions

Nintendo Switch Hopes and Predictions

This is it folks; in just a few hours the big Nintendo Switch presentation will be here. And what a treat it promises to be. Live from Japan in the early hours of tomorrow morning, or later tonight, depending where in the world you reside, fans are looking forward to seeing more details about Nintendo’s … Continue reading

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Nintendo Scene’s Amiibo of the Year 2016

As something of a more fun piece, and a slightly more different take of the typical GOTY articles, welcome to Nintendo Scene’s Amiibo of the Year! There’s been a lot of new Amiibo released this year, with a new wave of Smash Bros figures and new ranges introduced such as the Legend of Zelda: 30th … Continue reading

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NS Monthly Most Played – September 2016

October is upon us, a month of autumn leaves, spoopy customs, and a surge in pumpkin related beverages taking Instagram by storm. Here at Nintendo Scene we have another Monthly Most Played article just for your reading pleasure, so you can indulge in our highly fascinating opinions while sipping away on your New-Super-Mocha-Frappe-Latte-Pumpkin-Spice-Fetidcino-U. Buckle up, … Continue reading

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