Jun 16

Streets of Rage II’s “Dreamer” Funk Quartet Cover perf. by The Consouls

  It’s hard to believe that this song was ever in Streets of Rage. But just leave it to the talented people in The Consouls to turn a pretty fast paced action bit into a funky smooth jam.

Jun 16

Bethesda’s Pre-Day 0 Press Conference- Fallout, Dishonored, and Much More

  In case you missed it, here’s Bethedsa’s Day…I dunno, -1’s press conference. They had some pretty exciting stuff to show off including the much anticipated Fallout 4. Also, despite not being super into Dishonored, I did like it and the trailer for the sequel actually looked pretty interesting. I’ll definitely give more of my …

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Jun 16

The Dream AI Partners/Companions

With the announcement of Fallout 4, and the return of the Call of Duty Ghost dog, it suddenly occurred to me the importance of AI partners/companions in games where applicable. Obviously the AI partner is there to give support, but their function varies in degrees from helpful to nuisance. Since Fallout 4 is showcasing, I’m …

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Jun 16

In Case You Missed Out on the Biggest Nintendo Event of the Year, Here’s The Nintendo World Championships 2015

  Sorry for no posts yesterday. I got all excited in the Nintendo World Championships from Sunday that I didn’t have time to make any!   In case you missed it, here it is. In it, we got to see Splatoon played in a competitive setting as well as see a new game, Blast Ball. …

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Jun 14

“I Ink Therefore I am (Do the Squid)” by MandoPony – An Original Splatoon Inspired Anthem

  Let’s end Splatoon Week with the original song “I Ink Therefore I am (Do the Squid)” by MandoPony. I actually really dig the lyrics to this song. It helps that it’s an anthem as opposed to just telling the story of the game. Now if only we could get a Callie and Mari cover …

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Jun 14

Amiibo News Unboxes Splatoon Amiibo

I normally wouldn’t post something like this here, but Amiibo is something that I’ve wanted to talk about more in greater detail. It’s really a phenomenon that has taken on a life of it’s own with people going to impressive lengths for them as both collectibles and as ways to access other features in their …

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Jun 13

Splatoon’s “Main Theme” Rock Cover perf. by Shady Cicada

  Shady Cicada definitely is putting in a lot of energy in this performance. Which is good, because it gets me the mood to not just play some Splatoon, but to win at some Splatoon.   If you liked this song, Shady Cicada also provided a download link:   MP3 ➤http://www.mediafire.com/listen/13478…   You should also …

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Jun 13

Splatoon Easter Eggs Found by GameXplain

GameXplain has reported on some interesting Easter Eggs that exist within Splatoon. I warn you though, these videos contain spoilers for the single player campaign.          

Jun 13

“Welcome to the Salty Splatoon, How Tough Are Ya?” – Splatoonika’s Collection of Splatoon Miiverse Posts

For this week I was looking for a way that I could show off just how zany the Splatoon Miiverse community is. Because if you haven’t heard or noticed, the community is basically full of memelords. Talented artists and clever comedians who are wasting their skills on making miiverse memes and it’s wonderful.   Luckily, …

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Jun 12

Spatoon’s “Main Theme” Guitar Cover perf. by NateWantsToBattle

  Of all the songs featured this week, NateWantsToBattle has to have best “wa-wa”s (I don’t know what they’re actually called) of the bunch.

Jun 12

GameXplain Looks at Splatoon’s Cut Content

  For this game being so anticipated and touted as one of Nintendo’s best games in years, I’m surprised by how relatively quickly it was made. The trailer from lat November seemed like it was all final stuff and the time until release was just polish, but based on GameXplain‘s video as well as the …

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Jun 12

Shoot Ink as a Squid, Eat Ink as a Kid – Game Exchange And Edible Squid Ink

  Gaijin Goombah shares his love for squid ink and explains not just the deliciousness, but also the benefits.   Ever since Splatoon launched I’ve had squid and octopus on the brains. Or rather, on the tongue. Tako and Ika are already by favorite type of sushi and you will never see me turn down …

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Jun 11

Splatoon’s “Main Theme” Guitar Cover perf. by Epic Game Music

  So far this week, I’ve been looking at a lot of new faces now featured before no this site. But that doesn’t mean the people I regularly followed had been missing out on the Splatoon fun. Here’s Epic Game Music‘s take on the “Main Theme” from Splatoon and as always, it takes on a …

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Jun 11

A Fan-Made 8-Bit Splatoon Shows Us An Alternate History Where Splatoon Has Been Around Forever

So Splatoon is one of Nintendo’s newest IPs…but what if it wasn’t? What if the Splatoon we’ve gotten recently was like Mario and is just the latest in a long line of sequels? What would the original be like? Well, that seems to be exactly what YouTuber ChesuMori set out to find out by creating …

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Jun 11

Making Sense of the Squiddy Madness in Splatoon – My Thoughts on Some of Splatoon’s More Controversial Design Decisions

I hope you’re enjoying Splatoon Week. With this week in mind, I figured I would talk about some of the really interesting aspects of the game and perhaps give my take on some of the more controversial decisions take by the developers.   Splatoon really does characterize how Nintendo approaches a game idea. While I …

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