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Team Morning Sun qualifies for the Splatoon 2 Australiasian Open 2019

Morning sun, won't you come...

The first qualifying team for the Splatoon 2 Australiasian Open 2019 has been named! Team Morning Sun is going to be heading to the big show at the Supanova Expo 2019. The second online qualifier takes place this coming Saturday, so we'll have to keep tabs on who ends up joining Morning Sun for the fun!

Splatoon 2 - Knights Vs. Wizards Splatfest results

Knight has fallen

The Splatoon 2 'Knights Vs. Wizards' Splatfest has wrapped, and Team Wizards have been named the winner. I really don't find that hard to believe. I mean, in real life, a wizard would totally kick a knight's butt! A knight has a sword and armor, but a wizard has magic! I really don't see there being any contest.

New images for Splatoon 2's upcoming Mecha Gear

I need your clothes, your boots, and your Splattershot

As was previously announced, Splatoon 2 is soon going to see Mecha Gear added in via a code in the May 2019 issue of CoroCoro. Today we get a better look at the full Mecha Gear in both concept art and in-game representation. Unfortunately, there's no word on this gear making it outside of Japan at this time.

Splatoon 2 special demo now available in Japan

A taste of squid

Nintendo has released the previously-announced Splatoon 2 Special Demo on the Switch eShop in Japan. The demo takes up 3.6GB and let's you hop in on online battles and Salmon Run. The demo gives online access starting March 26th, 2019, and then closes up shop on April 1st, 2019 at 08:59 JST. Those who download the demo will get a Switch Online seven-day trial code, and save data from the demo can transfer to the full game.

Splatoon 2 - Version 4.5.1 now live

Clam up

Version 4.5.1 for Splatoon 2 is now live. As we detailed before, it's not a big update by any means. The official patch notes only include the following blurb.

Fixed an issue occurring during Clam Blitz matches in Piranha Pit, where clams on the ground that touched a specific piece of stage terrain were causing the game to crash.

Check out Uniqlo's lineup of Mario, Splatoon, Monster Hunter, and Street Fighter t-shirts

Time for a wardrobe upgrade!

We've been covering all the game-related clothing that Uniqlo is offering, but now you can actually purchase these items in the states! Hit up the links below for a refresher on the various gaming-related lineups that Uniqlo is offering, including Mario, Splatoon, Monster Hunter, and Street Fighter.

Shirt collections here, here, here, and here

GameXplain visits Paris and interviews Splatoon 2 European Championship 2019 players


We got the opportunity to check out the Splatoon 2 European Championship 2018-2019 hosted in Paris! Splatoon fans from all over the world came together to share their love for this series and watch some of the best players battle against each other - and we had a chance to interview some of them!

Splatoon 2 Version 4.5.1 update incoming, fixes Clam Blitz bug

Splatoon 2 recently had a new game update with Version 4.5.0. However, with the update came a few issues pertaining to the game's Clam Blitz mode. The official Splatoon Twitter account has announced that the development team is aware of some of these issues, and they plan to release a new update that will correct these issues. An official release date for this update has yet to be confirmed.

Splatoon 2 - Knights vs Witches/Wizards Splatfest illustration


France takes home top honors at the Splatoon 2 European Championships 2018-2019

Vive la France!

The winner of the Splatoon 2 European Championships 2018-2019 have been crowned. Alliance Rogue managed to best BackSquids 4 – 1, making them the big winner. It was a long road to the finals, and Alliance Rogue is more than worthy of being top of the hill!