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“Keep Off the Hook: Pearl and Marina set to return in Splatoon 3”
Off the Hook Dystopian World Tour
Welp, appears like The Trade’s Chris Moyse is about to get again on his weekly BS — Nintendo has formally introduced that Splatoon 2 hosts Pearl and Marina, collectively referred to as rap-rock outfit Off the Hook, are getting set to make a return in upcoming Swap shooter sequel Splatoon 3.
The BFFs and “musicians”, who battled it out month after month in a wild array of Splatfest occasions, resurfaced this morning through model new art work launched by Nintendo. A brief blurb informs followers that the duo has established an all-new backing band, monikering the brand new act “Damp Socks feat. Off the Hook”. Pearl & Marina will probably be rocking vocals as at all times, with Marina demonstrating her newfound pianist abilities, while rocking a smokin’ orange energy go well with and dagger heels combo.
You’ll be able to try a preview of the band’s new monitor within the video beneath. Tinkle these ivories, gurl.
Now, this reveal doesn’t essentially verify that Off the Hook will probably be returning to host Splatoon 3‘s splatfests. The truth is, the “presently on world tour” remark means that whereas we will probably be listening to so much from our girls, we most likely received’t be seeing all that a lot of them. That is in step with earlier Splatoon titles, which have launched new hosts for every season, whereas nonetheless holding the predecessors in and across the precipitates of the motion.
Regardless, I’m simply joyful to see the dopey duo return. As long-time Destructoid readers will know, I used to be just about official PR for nearly each single Splatoon 2 splatfest, as nicely Off the Hook’s bizarre musical monstrosities. I don’t know what to let you know. They’re good youngsters and so they’re holding the scene alive. Whereas Splatoon 3 is planning on delivering one thing of a darker and extra industrial vibe than earlier releases, we will relaxation assured that Marina and The Queen of World will probably be sticking round to inject their very own colourful, musical comedy into the proceedings.
Splatoon 3 launches on Nintendo Swap September 9. Till then, Don’t get Cooked, Keep Off the Hook.