publisher : Nintendo
Game mode: multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: Internet, players: 8
game language: English
game release date for WiiU:
Splatoon is a third-person arcade game released exclusively for Nintendo Wii U. The gameplay involves competition between two four-member teams whose task is to take control over the map by painting its surface with a color of their choice. In order to do so, the teams not only have to paint the map with paint rollers and paintball guns, but also effectively protect the regions already controlled, as well as repel the invading enemies. The key points on every map are paint containers. Once taken over, they offer a great advantage to their owners, such as various enhancements and gadgets.
The game makes use of WiiU GamePad controller. By using it, we may scout the map and point our enemy’s position to our allies, as well as make aiming easier or take a quick look around our character thanks to the gyroscope.
The game’s graphics are colorful and cartoonish. The screen is full of bright colors and quick-paced action. Since it is a multiplayer-only game, it requires Internet connection.
Game score 6.1 / 10 calculated out of 290 players' votes.
Expectations before the premiere: 9.6 / 10 calculated out of 19 players' votes.