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Splatoon: A Fresh Classic – Reader’s Feature

Splatoon - a modern classic

Splatoon – a modern classic

A reader explains why he thinks Splatoon is a classic on a par with Mario Kart, and one of the best shooters of recent years.

Being of a respectable age, I was lucky enough to be around when Super Mario Kart was first released in 1992. It was such an exciting game at the time. My brothers and I put hours upon hours into it, jumping over the Ghost Valley 1 shortcut with mushrooms, performing death-defying escapes on Battle Mode and ruthlessly obliterating each other times on Time Trial (in the end, with great satisfaction, I completely wiped my brother’s times off every single table on every single course).

As much as I loved it at the time,… Read the full story

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