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The folks over at GameXplain got their hands on Splatoon 2 and captured footage of their gameplay so the world can enjoy the title before its release (which is now less than two weeks away). Get hyped by watching the team explore different modes while getting to know some of the main characters you’ll come across in the game.

Story Mode

Watch as the player begins Story Mode with Marie as her guide. As Marie explains, the evil Octarians squidnapped the Great Zapfish that powers Inkopolis Square, and it’s up to the player to save the day.



Single-Player Hero Mode

In this second video, GameXplain tackles the Single Player Hero Mode campaign. The team gives its thoughts on Splatoon 2’s controls, details about the objectives as a single player, weapons usage and plenty more!



Get to know Marie better

As much as you think you already know Marie, you’ll soon find you have a lot more to learn about the Squid Sister — which is what the GameXplain team quickly discovers in this next video. While talking with Marie in the single player campaign, Marie divulges quite a bit of personality through dialogue she shares with the player. For instance, did you know that Marie hates pineapple on pizza? Get to know her more in the video below!



First boss fight

Warning: If you want to avoid spoilers for Splatoon 2’s Story Mode, we recommend that you skip over this video.

Eager to jump into Splatoon 2’s Story Mode so you can kick some major Octarian butt? The folks over at GameXplain sure were! This last video features footage of what you’ll find when you approach the very first boss in the game. Prepare yourself for slick music, an impressive entrance and ink galore.



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Written by Lauren Ganos
Creative Director, Managing Editor

Designer and writer by day, gamer by night, Lauren dreams big when it comes to creative endeavors. Perhaps that's why she's taken on the roles of creative director and managing editor for Nintendo Wire. If she had a video game superhero alias, it might just be The Visionary, a true keeper of imaginative order.