Nintendo Shows Off Splatoon’s Turf War Mode in New Video

May is here, and with it we’re finally on the horizon of Splatoon’s release on Wii U. Nintendo’s newest IP looks immensely promising, marrying the competitive multiplayer shooter mechanics that have grabbed the industry in recent years with the color, charm, and design only the acclaimed Japanese company seems capable of producing.

Splatoon’s flagship mode, Turf War, pits two teams of four players against each other in a battle to see who can paint more of the arena with their shade of ink. It’s a clever spin on the traditional multiplayer shooter format, and you can check it out in action below in a new video released today:

Splatoon releases exclusively on Wii U on May 29.