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Someone Unknown Put Evil Music In Splatoon, And Nintendo Have No Clue Where It Came From

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Splatoon might just be haunted. Nintendo’s kid friendly, oh so cheerful third person shooter game has a sinister secret. The soundtrack has been “haunted”.

Splatoon is a super happy game that is typically Nintendo—meaning it’s about as harmless as a knife made of butter. But at times the soundtrack holds some surprise nightmarish, evil, twisted, survival-horror style moments that have been scaring the hell out of kids, making them cry and leaving parents wondering why Nintendo would do something so cruel.

And the weirdest thing about it? The developer doesn’t know where those evil sounds came from.

Kids are crying over Splatoon’s evil music. But Nintendo didn’t actually put the music in the game. They have no clue where it came from

Eurogamer asked lead designer Tsubasa Sakaguchi if he knew about those creepy sounds, and he said he had no clue where they came from.

“It’s the first time I’ve heard this!” he says. “I was the one who was in charge of the mechanics and the effects for the final boss. Towards the end, though, I was running out of time so I was asking the staff around me to do things for me—like the staff credits and many other things.”

This is the lead designer speaking. He knows every aspect of the game. But he’s no clue about those sinister sounds.

The lead designer himself is stumped. He’d never heard the music before even though he made the game. So just where the hell did this music come from?!

Taking a wild guess, Sakaguchi says, “Maybe it’s a curse from those other staff. The final boss was one of the last things that we were working on. We were all high on adrenaline. Maybe there’s some element of that in there, of that energy in there. Once I go back to Japan, I’ll play it and have a look.”

Dave Thier at Forbes says, “It’s a little reminiscent of a small-scale version of the famous Lavender Town from Pokemon Blue/Red, a Pokemon graveyard with a decidedly disturbing soundtrack that some claimed was designed specifically to have harm the children playing it.”

So where the hell did these evil sounds come from? It’s an absolute mystery.


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How Nintendo’s Quality Of Life Product Will Work

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We’ve had an eclectic mix of products since the inception of the gaming industry. Kinect, OCZ’s Neural Impulse Activator (which lets you blow people up using the amazing power of your mind), the Raildriver Train Cab Controller (because no one wants to play a train game without a realistic driver’s cabinet…) and now the Nintendo… Read more »


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Why Is Nintendo Partnering With Facebook on Super Mario Maker?

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This is probably the weirdest bit of gaming new you’ll hear today. Nintendo have announced that they will be partnering with Facebook in order to promote Super Mario Maker and also to create new content at launch. Nintendo posted two tweets that were soon afterwards deleted. Here’s what the tweets said:   Nintendo is partnering with… Read more »


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Is This It? Are We Breaking Up With Nintendo?

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Nintendo is suffering from post E3 blues right now. Obviously E3 wasn’t exactly a great time for them. Their press conference failed to impress anyone and even Nintendo fans have been left wondering what’s gone wrong for the once big “N”. The Japanese games publisher held its 75th annual investor meeting on June 26, in… Read more »


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Game Over For Club Nintendo. System to be Replaced

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Out of nowhere , Nintendo has announced that its reward system for buying original products (better known as Club Nintendo), stop working in the middle of this year. For each console or game users purchased, they were supposed to be given points on their account at the end of each month. They could then redeem… Read more »


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Zelda Wii U Is So Close You Can Feel The Master Sword In Your Hands Right Now

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GameStop Italy  seem to be privy to some Nintendo inside information. They’ve started advertising Zelda Wii U with a spring date.  Nintendo has so far only confirmed that Zelda Wii U will be arriving in 2015 , but did not specify anything else. In fact, it makes sense for Zelda Wii U to come out at Christmas market , where the company usually reap higher sales. Launching Zelda Wii U  before then could suggest that Nintendo are changing their overall release plans. If Zelda is releasing early, it’s highly likely another game will be pushed back. Which game could that be… it remains to be seen.


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25 Games Like Advance Wars for GBA, DS, PC and Steam

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Advance Wars is a turn-based strategy game (TBS) made by Nintendo originally for the GBA and then for DS, PC and Steam. It was originally released back in 2001 and finalyl in europe in 2002.

Advance Wars is the first game in the series and was followed by Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising (GBS) and Advance Wars: Days of Ruin and Advance Wars: Dual Strike and for the Nintendo DS.


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Mario Kart 8 Character Roster

Check out the Mario Kart 8 character roster, with 30 characters, the most characters ever in any Mario Kart game. How is it Nintendo are able to pump out the same games time and time again and they never get old and we still love em? That’s the magic of Nintendo, folks! click for full… Read more »


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Fitness Games to Save Nintendo from Financial Doldrums?

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Nintendo Announce Move to Health and Fitness Games and Products Something is rotten in the state of Nintendo. Ever since Microsoft and Sony entered the console developing world, Nintendo has gradually declined. With comparatively limited finances, Nintendo have  been forced to move further and further away from hardcore gaming, moving from Wii to Wii U… Read more »


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We Would Rather Go Naked Than. . .

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Nintendo Finally Announce That Donkey Kong WILL Become An Actual Donkey It has been announced to us today in an anonymous tip-off that Nintendo have finally decided to right their wrong and make Donkey Kong a real donkey. It appears that PETA have been actively campaigning to have the “Donkey” mistake corrected for the past… Read more »


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3 Emulation Games and SNEX | Games with low system requirements

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Sometimes, what you really want isn’t to play a new game but to reminisce by playing through a ton of older titles. SNEX allows you to do that, being an emulator with which you can run old SNES games for free. Playthrough your favourite Nintendo games like Mario Kart,Super Mario World, Killer Instinct, Donkey Kong Country, Star… Read more »


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7 Samus Aran Metroid | Best Female Protagonists in games

 Samus Aran from Metroid is Nintendo’s strongest leading lady and a great female game protagonist.    7: Samus Aran from Metroid  Original, Nintendo hadn’t expected Samus Aran from Metroid to be a female character. Back in the early 90s, sexism was even worse than it is today, with strong games characters almost invariably being male… Read more »


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2 Donkey Kong Country Coral Capers | Best Underwater Levels

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 Donkey Kong Country was a SNES game far ahead of its time, with great level design, including the awesome Coral Capers   The fourth level in Donkey Kong Country, Coral Capers is the first underwater level in the game. It’s easy, but looks absolutely beautiful, with some of the greatest graphics game developer RARE ever… Read more »


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