Yesterday's Nintendo Direct featured all things Splatoon 3, and had plenty for returning players and newcomers to get excited about.
People are especially hyped for Deep Cut, the new idol group that'll act as hosts throughout the game.
Comprised of members Shiver, Frye and Big Man, Nintendo showed off one of Deep Cut's performances for Splatfest celebrations.
Everyone is loving the combination of a scary lady wielding a fan, an idol whose forehead has been freed, and a manta ray. Watching them perform together, how could you not?
As a completely unbiased third-party reporter (who thinks you should all be stanning Big Man), I'm bringing you a completely unbiased selection of Splatoon memes (declarations of love for Big Man) swimming around on Twitter.
Big Man has proved to be a big hit.
My reaction to the Splatoon 3 Direct pic.twitter.com/WOc2FheS1C— Hub Bub (@Hub__Bub) August 10, 2022
big man... thank you splatoon 3 pic.twitter.com/kl7jfB2EPk— jordan :3 (@butlerkitty_) August 10, 2022
first meeting of Deep Cut in Splatoon 3 pic.twitter.com/KpRYcKqrVV— Hag🔞 (powerfulhag.bsky.social) (@PowerfulHag) August 10, 2022
Yes, I do believe love is stored in the Big Man.
Nintendo apparently took one look at Pearl's forehead and thought "I can make it worse".
I love the new splatoon 3 idols pic.twitter.com/Yl3Etw8maC— ❤️ CLEMONT 💚 (@saiphzone) August 10, 2022
POV— 🟡 Commissions are OPEN✨ (@DeeJamari) August 10, 2022
You’re playing Splatoon 3 pic.twitter.com/losfFPO1jB
A new merch line has been spotted which also confirms that gender is a trichotomy.
splatoon 3 thoughts pic.twitter.com/Ax1YtWDjDQ— meeper @ porygon2.bsky.social | #CeasefireNOW (@Meeper12346) August 10, 2022
Some fans are extremely happy to see that the dreaded Moray Towers have been demolished.
the biggest takeaway from the splatoon 3 direct pic.twitter.com/bGaJmELs9d— beth (@keuanakassagat) August 10, 2022
Now, I'm no Splatoon connoisseur, but this looks a little suspicious to me…
I’m sorry, you can buy WHAT in splatoon 3???? pic.twitter.com/dn4owUtMWW— Pufuu 🐡 (@PufuuLive) August 11, 2022
The Aki-reef Slider.
Does this make the recent breakout breakdancing cat meme from TikTok canon in Splatoon-verse?
When you're so relaxed you move at one frame per second.
Nintendo has created a powerful weapon with its three-way battles.
Damn Splatoon 3 Splatfests have three teams now?— Aero (@ActualAero) August 10, 2022
They could make them hella toxic pic.twitter.com/YG9AigTqvM
Lastly, a wholesome reflection for returning fans who've been playing since the first game.