We are nearing the end of an era as the Switch draws near with Splatoon 2 in hand. All the squids are growing up. Yet still here I am, playing Splatoon on Wii U and enjoying it like it's the first day of release. This game changed my life in such a positive way. I … Continue reading Thank You Japan – Keeping Splatoon Fresh!
Hope everyone's doing well. There's a lot going on in the world, but none of it really matters when you're sipping some tea with a quality videogame. In any climate, our personal happiness and growth is the most important and powerful thing we can offer the world. 2017 is not a year I am comfortable … Continue reading Happy 2017 – January Gaming HYPE!
After 1000 hours of intense Splatoon play, my left analog stick was getting old and losing its freshness. It would start to do its own thing in the middle of games, randomly not responding, going down, right, wherever it wanted. This is not a common console problem related to calibration, but a problem with the … Continue reading Wii U GamePad analog stick surgery – SUCCESS!
The internet has been buzzing ever since Nintendo stealth-announced Code Name NX in a tweet on Wednesday. https://twitter.com/NintendoEurope/status/773436875864440832 The announcement of a sequel to Code Name S.T.E.A.M. was a surprise to few, as the game was a huge success with great reviews and an active online community still amassing medals to this day. The real … Continue reading Code Name NX – What We Know
Night has fallen, for the first time in weeks. That means it's finally time to slee- no, it's time for SPLATFEST! I made my way to the plaza and couldn't believe my Inkling eyes. Hoverboards! In the sky! WHAT YEAR IS IT?! I jumped down to the Ballot Box to see what was going on. … Continue reading Splatfest – Splat to the Future (EU/AUS)
I wanna be the very best, like no one ever was To splat them is my real test, to claim the turf wars I will travel across the ink, letting off inkstrikes Teach Pokemon to understand, the freshness that's insiiiiiiiiiide POKEMON, GOTTA SPLAT THEM ALL!! Yeah!! The humans may have been useless, dumb and weak, … Continue reading Splatfest – Gotta Splat ‘Em All! (Pokemon Blue vs Pokemon Red)
HYARRGHHH!! ROOOAAAARRR!! HNNNNNNNN!! Splat what? What fest? GO AWAY, I DON'T CARE!! Wait, what's this Ninja crap? Ninjas vs Barbarians sounds like a joke. Do ninjas even do anything? They sit around and hide while the real players take all the Turf and slam down the Rainmaker. These players are the bane of every team. … Continue reading Splatfest – Barbarians vs Ninjas (EU/AUS)
A New Year is upon us and every Inkling is keen to make a fresh start to 2016. Today's Splatfest is a war over riches and fitness as Team Money and Team Fitness battle it out. I have chosen Team Fitness because I am an honest fighter. The goal of "getting rich" has no personal … Continue reading Splatfest – Get Fresh Or Die Trying (EU/AUS)
It's a debate that's raged for centuries. Wars have been fought over it. Entire civilisations have fallen. Since the dawn of time, squids have fought over whether or not pineapple belongs on pizza. That's right, the age old question. Does pineapple belong on pizza? Ancient drawings from million year old squid civilisations depict a pizza … Continue reading Splatfest – Pineapple Liberation (EU/AUS)
Saturday, November 21st. The day my heart was ripped out and thrown around a giant hall in a bloody mess. No, not from a pretty girl who broke my trust. It was because my entire life was presented to me in the purest, most innocent way I could understand; through my favourite videogame memories. Every … Continue reading Pokemon Symphonic Evolutions – Sydney Opera House
Every few weeks the Inklings gather for a festival like no other. Splatfest pits two teams against each other, providing contrasting topics to debate over and throw ink at. Smack talk is laid down, drawings flood the Miiverse, and splats come loaded with purpose. This week it's Dogs vs Cats, and I've just put on … Continue reading Splatfest – Dogs vs Cats (EU/AUS)
Nintendo Australia has been kicking arse lately. With brand new managing director Tom Nook, things are starting to turn around with tables no doubt being flipped over at NAL HQ. In our very first Nintendo Direct it was announced we were getting New 3DS this year, much to the shock of all 12 Australians active … Continue reading New 3DS – Hands On (EB Expo)