GPS Episode 22: Tacoma, Splatoon 2, Upcoming Games, and More

Episode 22 of our gaming podcast, The Gamer Professionals Show (GPS) is now live! We’ve spent some time playing Splatoon 2 and Tacoma this week, and we’re ramping up for what looks to be a pretty busy August. It continues to be pretty slow on the news front, but we’ve got a few stories to discuss. InContinue reading “GPS Episode 22: Tacoma, Splatoon 2, Upcoming Games, and More”

Splatoon and Splatoon 2: Look Back and a Way Forward

Nintendo took a huge risk with Splatoon. It was a major experiment and complete risk for a variety of reasons and also the first new Nintendo IP since the release of Pikmin for the Nintendo GameCube. Before Splatoon, Nintendo had been relying heavily on its big hitters like Mario and Zelda to carry the weightContinue reading “Splatoon and Splatoon 2: Look Back and a Way Forward”

Nintendo Direct Reveals New Splatoon 2 Information

The new Nintendo Direct focused entirely on the upcoming Splatoon 2 for the Nintendo Switch. The nearly half-hour long video covered a lot of exciting details including new features, returning mechanics, and announced the Splatfest demo. Much like its predecessor, Splatoon 2’s gameplay is split into online multiplayer, local multiplayer, and a single player campaign.Continue reading “Nintendo Direct Reveals New Splatoon 2 Information”

Splatoon 2 Coming July 21

A Nintendo Direct aired earlier today, focusing on a slew of titles aimed at the Nintendo 3DS and the newly released Nintendo Switch. Headlining this Direct were the fighting game ARMS and the highly-anticipated Splatoon 2, the sequel to new Nintendo IP Splatoon released on the Wii U. Splatoon 2 will feature a new gameContinue reading “Splatoon 2 Coming July 21”

Nintendo Direct Coming April 12th

Nintendo with be hosting another “Nintendo Direct” later this week focusing on the Switch’s upcoming roster of games. On the official Nintendo website the company explains that the approaching event is “focused mainly on ARMS and Splatoon 2.” ARMS is scheduled for release some time this year, and Splatoon 2 is also due for aContinue reading “Nintendo Direct Coming April 12th”

Hands-on with Nintendo Switch: A Literal Game Changer

Today I was able to get my hands on the Nintendo Switch in all it’s myriad forms at the UK premiere event in London. It was a cold, damp, dreary day, but my heart was aflame with the prospect of being able play with the new console and the range of games on show. AfterContinue reading “Hands-on with Nintendo Switch: A Literal Game Changer”

Splatoon 2 Announced for Nintendo Switch

Splatoon 2 has just been announced for the Nintendo Switch, and all sorts of new features have been added. New types of Inklings have been “discovered”. These squids can dodge, roll, and are all around more maneuverable. New character customization options will also be introduced – most notably are the different hairstyles. A new weaponContinue reading “Splatoon 2 Announced for Nintendo Switch”