Check Out Splatoon's Very Blatant Chinese Mobile Game Ripoff

By Lou Contaldi

June 29, 2016

The Chinese developers behind Android game “Graffiti Run: Sepia Go!” should be expecting some cease and desist letters from Nintendo fairly soon. The new mobile Android game is the most blatant infringement this week, followed closely by Ford’s whole-sale use of Firewatch‘s concept art.

Seen in the video below, “Graffiti Run: Sepia Go” not only uses the assets of Splatoon, but also mirrors the game’s mechanics and gameplay. Even worse, it looks legitimately fun — Nintendo may want to take a few notes, seeing how they are looking to apply their IP to the mobile space. Check out some gameplay below:

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Lou Contaldi

Lou Contaldi specializes in both reviews and the business behind gaming. He began writing about tech and video games while getting his Juris Doctor at Hofstra University School of Law. He is maybe the only gaming journo based in Nashville, TN.

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