Strategy is everything. Defeat enemies to splatter them in an explosion of ink, covering more turf for your team. But choose wisely: Players who only go after the enemy might find their turf redecorated in their enemies' colours.
Covering more territory with ink unlocks powered-up super weapons that can be used to attack rivals or cover more turf. See where you've splattered—and what to cover next—on the Wii U GamePad controller's screen.
Transform into a squid to hide in your own ink, climb up walls, and move more quickly. Use ink blasters, ink bombs, ink rollers, and squid power to cover the most territory.
Customise your Inkling with different weapons and gear, complete with unique gameplay perks. With over 40 weapons and ten stages (plus more free content added on a regular basis) you're spoilt for choice!
All-new Squad Battle and Private Battle matchmaking options open up new ways to enjoy Splatoon. In Squad Battle, players can participate in Ranked Battle rule sets with friends, rather than being teamed up with other players through a random selection.
In Private Battle, friends can splat it up in private, customisable matches. Two to eight friends can battle together by selecting their favourite map, mode and weapons. The number of participants ranges from 1v1 to 4v4, but teams don't have to be even: if the host chooses, he or she can select a 1v4, 1v2, or any other combination of players.
Splatoon also offers the chance to take on the evil octopus army in single-player mode, splatter octarians, solve ink puzzles and beat bosses!
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Minecraft: Wii U Edition
Explore randomly-generated worlds and build amazing things from the simplest of homes to the grandest of castles.
Play in Creative Mode with unlimited resources or mine deep into the world in Survival Mode, crafting weapons and armour to fend off the dangerous mobs.
The Wii U version of Minecraft features Off-TV Play, touch screen functionality and online multiplayer. Craft, create, and explore by yourself, or with up to four players in split-screen local multiplayer* and up to eight online**.
In a match made in block-shaped heaven, Nintendo is partnering with Mojang and Microsoft to bring the imaginative worlds of Super Mario. and Minecraft together.
The Super Mario Mash-Up Pack gives players 40 new Super Mario-themed skins, which transform the game’s characters into familiar heroes like Mario, Luigi and Princess Peach, and even troublemakers like Bowser, Wario and all seven of Bowser's minions.
All the world and item textures in the game will also be redone, providing players the opportunity to create their own version of the Mushroom Kingdom within the world of Minecraft. While building, players will even enjoy listening to the smooth sounds of 15 pieces of Super Mario 64. music. Builders of all ages will love crafting massive new worlds using building blocks inspired by a series as accessible and recognisable as Super Mario.