Reggie says Nintendo hopes Splatoon will be the Mario Kart of shooters

Posted: March 25, 2015 in News, Video Games
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Reggie says Nintendo hopes Splatoon will be the Mario Kart of shooters

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Splatoon is headed to the Wii U in May and Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime has a few thoughts on the game before it hits. In a recent interview he stated that Nintendo’s new IP is “aiming to do for action shooters what Mario Kart did for racing.” In a recent interview, Fils-Aime noted that the game is more than just getting kills and winning, as it’s designed to be fun for all ages.

The slow trickle of updates we’ve seen from Nintendo concerning the various weapons and equipment have been a great introduction to the game before we get our hands on it. Despite this, it’ll be interesting to see how well the game does at launch, since it’s an entirely new IP that doesn’t have the same history as other Nintendo franchises.

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Source: Wii U Daily

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  1. While I can see hopes for it, unless it has Mario in the name it won’t get to that level. But then Mario with guns feels like a bit much, even if its paint guns.

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