Splatter enemies and claim your turf as the ink-spewing, squid-like characters called Inklings in Nintendo's new third-person action shooter game for the Wii U console. Challenge your friends in chaotic four-on-four matches, in which the goal is to get your ink on as many places as possible and claim your turf, all while strategically submerging yourself in your team's colors and blasting your enemies.
Splatoon is an odd game. It’s not just odd in the concept of you being a squid-like humanoid with weapons that shoot paint… and not just odd because of crazy Inklings that live in the sewer, but odd in the way it’s implemented for Nintendo. Nintendo is known to take risks, and Splatoon is a risk. It’s a new IP -- a weird one at that -- that’s more of a family-friendly take on the third-person shooter genre. It’s an incredibly fun game… much more fun that I expected it to be, but a few curious decisions keep Splatoon from reaching its true potential. In Splatoon, you’ll battle against other players in a turf-war, covering the map in your team’s ink, which constantly changes the map and how you can use it. You’ll use... Read Review