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Splatoon – Meet the Octarian Army

May 19, 2014

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Nintendo’s newest franchise, Splatoon, is now available on Wii U. We are counting down the weeks until the launch with weekly Splatoon giveaways and a steady stream of game tips and info on some of the wacky characters, weapons and game modes!

This week is all about the enemies and maps!

Enemies:

  • Octoling: Octolings can appear in pairs or even larger teams from time to time.

OctolingsOctolingsCourtesy of Nintendo
  • Octotrooper: Foot soldiers of the Octarian army. They seem to come in a variety of types, from hovercraft-riding attackers to sentries who guard specific spots!

OctotrooperOctotrooperCourtesy of Nintendo
  • Shielded Octotrooper: Octotrooper with a shield! These suckers will block any attacks from the front. Hide out for a bit and then attack from behind, or maybe try and distract them with something

Shielded OctotrooperShielded OctotrooperCourtesy of Nintendo

Stay on your tentacles; these aren’t all the enemies you’ll encounter in Splatoon.

Map:

  • Saltpray Rig: A dangerous stage known for the large chasm between its high and low areas. Both teams will surely attempt to claim the large area on top to earn a victory from above!

Saltspray RigSaltspray RigCourtesy of Nintendo

Saltspray RigSaltspray RigCourtesy of Nintendo

Saltspray RigSaltspray RigCourtesy of Nintendo
  • Walleye Warehouse: A close-quarters map where teams will be locked in a tug-of-war on two sides of a series of obstacles.

Walleye WarehouseWalleye WarehouseCourtesy of Nintendo

Walleye WarehouseWalleye WarehouseCourtesy of Nintendo

Check out the Splatoon amiibo! Get bonus content with each of the Inkling amiibo! Tap a Splatoon-series amiibo figure to y our Wii U GamePad controller then complete the challenges to access exclusive gear for your inkling.

amiibo – Splatoon Series 3-Packamiibo – Splatoon Series 3-PackCourtesy of Nintendo

Learn more about Splatoon here!

Splatoon Wii U Video GameSplatoon Wii U Video GameCourtesy of Nintendo

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