Splatoon – 4 tips for becoming a better player

I’ve been trying to hone my skills over the last couple of months, and have struggled my way up to an S rank. With a huge number of disconnects and idle team mates, the ranked league in Platoon really is a minefield to progress. What I have learnt is how to be a better player,…

Splatoon – weapon range and ink splatter comparison

I was looking for a decent range comparison for weapons in Splatoon as I’ve started trying out the splatcharger. I couldn’t find anything online so made my own and thought it might be useful for others as a lot of information out there is out of date, this is tested with V2.10 Here’s a comparison…

Splatoon – 10 top tips for new players

I’ve been playing Splatoon for a few months, there are a whole world of better players than me out there, but I’ve compiled a few simple tips and strategies for new comers. Never turn your back on the play field See the next tip too – your back is your weak spot, try and face your…

Game Controllers and how Wii U is good for RSI

I’m 6’1″ tall with large hands, capable of holding a basketball floor down. My hand span is around 25cm, my longest finger around 10cm, I’d class myself as having sightly above average sized hands for a grown man. I moved from playing PC games a few years ago as mouse and keyboard (specifically the WASD…

Dark Souls 3 Review

I’ve been playing Dark Souls 3 from the Japanese PSN for the last week or so, clocking up about 30 hours. Thought I’d share my experience. I like it. It’s exactly what you’d expect, its hard – harder than Dark Souls 2, similar toDark Souls 1 and Demons Soul. Most similar to Demon Souls in…

My first Splatoon SplatFest – Mar 20 2016

Competed in my first Splatoon Splatfest at the weekend. Wow. More proof that the Japanese developers are able to create crazy online games. For those that haven’t seen it – the plaza area gets completely overtaken by stages, the annoying intro characters turn up and dance on the stages, night time descends and fireworks and really…