Splatoon - Version 2.9.0 detailed, due out next week

Version 2.9.0
Compatible amiibo Added

Now compatible with Callie and Marie amiibo.

Main Weapon Balancing

Adjustments have been made to specifications for certain Main Wepons.
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Special Weapon Effect Duration Balancing

Adjustments have been made to specifications for certain Special Weapon Effects.
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Stage Adjustments

Ancho-V Games: Fixed an issue in Rainmaker mode, in which certain terrain wasn’t appearing correctly on the turf map when inked.

Multiplayer Bug Fixes

Fixed an issue that caused players performing a Super Jump while swimming through ink to appear to be sliding long distances to opponents.
Fixed an issue that caused Ink Mines placed on enemy turf to occasionally be visible byopponents, whether or not they had the Bomb Sniffer gear ability.


Adjustments have been made to make for a more pleasant gaming experience.

Scott Moffitt leaving Nintendo

“Scott Moffitt, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, has decided to leave Nintendo of America, In order to ensure a smooth transition, Scott will continue to work through the end of July. Nintendo has a strong group of seasoned leaders in place who will step in to assume the full responsibilities of the role on a permanent basis, with the objective of driving more collaboration and greater efficiencies across these groups and among the respective leaders. We thank Scott for his years of service and wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors.”

Hyrule Warriors Legends - free content available

NES/Famicom: A Visual Compendium Kickstarter suspended due to intellectual property dispute

Looks like Nintendo might have been a little unhappy with this project. No word on if things are being ironed out or the project is dead for good, but we'll be sure to keep you posted. Thanks to SuperGameJoy for the heads up!