Splatoon Wii U We’ve shot people, yes, but – outside of some cheat-assisted paintball games of GoldenEye – we’ve never painted them blue. Nintendo’s first homegrown attempt at a shooter has the feel of a 21st-century
Mario Kart: daft fun for the family, but with mechanics in which the best players can find room for expression.
Doom PC, PS4, Xbox One In an age when nothing is secret, we can only celebrate id shutting off the Quakecon livestream and showing
Doom’s first trailer only to the loyal fans in the room. News of a return to the series’ roots is music to our ears.
Devil’s Third Wii U Nintendo’s firstparty slate may be all blue skies, but its publishing arm has darker designs. Tomonobu Itagaki’s long-awaited return weds cover shooting and Ninja
Gaiden’s melee. Tonally, it’s miles away from the po-faced Ryu Hayabusa, hewing closer to Binary Domain- style camp.