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Splatoon 3

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Total Reviews: 30
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Splatoon 3 improves upon nearly every element of the franchise and exudes polish, despite doing almost nothing approaching a new idea.
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Splatoon 3 improves upon nearly every element of the franchise and exudes polish, despite doing almost nothing approaching a new idea.

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52% of scored reviews fell within the range of 80 to 86 / 100

High Score - 91/100
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Average Score - 83/100
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Low Score - 70/100
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8/10
Brendan Graeber (IGN)

Splatoon 3’s campaign features a fresh take on an open hub world design, mixing in short but satisfying missions to let you experiment with different weapons and abilities.

September 7, 2022 |

Splatoon 3 doesn’t reinvent the wheel, nor does it need to. Instead, it improves nearly every franchise element in sometimes small but meaningful ways. With an already-robust set of content available at launch and at least two years of free and premium content on the horizon, Splatoon 3 is simultaneously the series’ best entry to date and its most promising.

September 7, 2022 |
8.5/10
Brian Shea (Game Informer)
7/10
Steve Watts (GameSpot)

Splatoon 3 isn’t quite as novel the third time around, but a great campaign and tons of multiplayer options make it the most robust Splatoon yet.

September 7, 2022 |

Brendan Graeber (IGN)

8/10 - (Read Review)

Splatoon 3’s campaign features a fresh take on an open hub world design, mixing in short but satisfying missions to let you experiment with different weapons and abilities.

Brian Shea (Game Informer)

8.5/10 - (Read Review)

Splatoon 3 doesn’t reinvent the wheel, nor does it need to. Instead, it improves nearly every franchise element in sometimes small but meaningful ways. With an already-robust set of content available at launch and at least two years of free and premium content on the horizon, Splatoon 3 is simultaneously the series’ best entry to date and its most promising.

Steve Watts (GameSpot)

7/10 - (Read Review)

Splatoon 3 isn’t quite as novel the third time around, but a great campaign and tons of multiplayer options make it the most robust Splatoon yet.

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Enter the Splatlands, a sun-scorched desert inhabited by battle-hardened Inklings and Octolings. Splatsville, the city of chaos, is the adrenaline-fueled heart of this dusty wasteland. Even in this desolate environment, Turf War reigns supreme and battles rage in new stages located in the surrounding wilds. Dynamic new moves help these fighters dodge attacks and cover more ground, along with a new bow-shaped weapon to sling ink.

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