Splatoon 3 takes place in a post-postapocalyptic world. Humanity as we know it has been wiped out by rising tides and its own over-ambition. (Technically, the game doesn’t say this outright, but it insinuates that humanity got wiped out by climate change.) Thousands of years later, ocean creatures dominate the globe.
Splatoon 3 asks the question: What would be left of a place ravaged by climate catastrophe and the decay of human order? Here, it gives us an unusual answer: Chaos, and a whole lot of fun.
Anarchy drives the world of Splatoon 3. When we boot up the game, we’re greeted by the sounds of the “Anarchy Splatcast,” hosted by institution-defying trio Deep Cut, who have an edgier vibe than the pop princesses of previous titles.
The main hub of the game eschews any sort of order, offering up a busy visual scene lathered with bodegas, odd jelly creatures, neon signs, and the occasional pile of trash sitting on the street.Read more on polygon.com