Nintendo Europe has announced that the Octoling Octopus, Octoling Boy and Octoling Girl Amiibos will be arriving on 9th November 2018.
Nintendo have tweeted saying that a new type of splatling is coming to Splatoon 2 – the Nautilus 47. This weapon will allow you to store your charge, similar to the non-scopped chargers. They have said it will release ‘in a future update’
Splatoon 2’s first anniversary is coming up, 20th July to be precise, and the Nintendo Versus’ twitter account has announced a global splatfest to celebrate. The theme for this time is Squids vs Octopuses.
“The #Splatoon2 first anniversary is coming, and its time for a fishy free-for-all global #Splatfest! Which sea creature is your favourite, #TeamSquid or #TeamOctopus? Pick your preferred cephalopod in-game on 7/6 and prepare for a tentacled Turf war starting 7/20!” @NintendoVS
Mario Tennis Aces has only been out for a couple of days but it seems to be quite popular, especially within the UK, where the game has managed to climb to the number one spot on the UK games charts.
In case you are wondering, here is the chart for this week:
|1||New Entry||Mario Tennis Aces||Nintendo|
|2||2||FIFA 18||EA Sports|
|3||1||God of War||Sony Computer Ent.|
|4||7||Mario Kart 8 Deluxe||Nintendo|
|5||3||Fallout 4||Bethesda Softworks|
|6||4||Detroit: Become Human||Sony Computer Ent.|
|7||6||Grand Theft Auto V||Rockstar|
|8||10||Call of Duty: WWII||Activision|
|9||14||Super Mario Odyssey||Nintendo|
|10||5||Playstation VR Worlds||Sony Computer Ent.|
North America’s next Splatfest has been announced. This time it is up to if you prefer orange juice with or without pulp. The Splatfest will start 22nd June at 9pm PT
”It’s time for a citric #Splatoon2 #Splatfest! Do you party with #TeamPulp or keep things smooth with #TeamNoPulp? Voting is now open, and we hope to Vitamin C you when the Splatfest starts 6/22 at 9pm PT!” @NintendoVS
Famitsu has reviewed Mario Tennis Aces and the upcoming Mario Tennis Aces game for the Nintendo Switch and received a 8, 8, 9 and 8 from each of the reviewers, totalling 33 out of 40. The game is looking to be be quite good and can’t wait to get our hands on it.
Nintendo has surprised us all by announcing that the expansion for Splatoon 2 will release Wednesday 13th June in the US and Thursday 14th June for the rest of the world. The expansion includes 80 different levels.
”The #Splatoon2: Octo Expaision will be available tomorrow evening! Help Agent 8 regain their memory as you explore the mysterious underground test facility & tackle 80 tricky single-player missions!” @NintendoAmerica