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A Little Help From My Friends
on July 31, 2013 at 12:00 PM
Game designer Shigeru Miyamoto told us a while ago that Pikmin 3 is a game about cooking. Fortunately for the squeamish, it’s not in the literal sense; you won’t be julienning the titular creatures and tossing them in a stew. But just as simultaneously preparing several dishes in a kitchen...
Five Things You Should Know About Pikmin 3
on July 24, 2013 at 05:47 PM
It’s been a while since we’ve seen a new Pikmin game. Nintendo rereleased the first two games on Wii in 2009 and 2012, but it’s understandable if some of you out there are a little rusty. Don’t fret – I’ve played through the game for review, and while I can’t...
Watch Today's Nintendo Direct Here And See Bingo Battle In Action
on July 18, 2013 at 10:44 AM
A new stage for Pikmin 3's Bingo Battle was revealed today. The twelve different stages can each be played in three variations. In the Direct presentation below, you'll see the head-to-head mode in action. Different strategies are in play, including a Pikmin rush, a quick rush for items, and...
Meet Pikmin 3's New Playable Travelers In The Latest Trailer
on July 14, 2013 at 03:20 PM
The latest trailer for Pikmin 3 shows off the new playable characters in the game, Captain Charlie, Alph, and Brittany. These new alternate characters don't offer new abilities or powers, but rather let you cover more ground, and do things like throw one another to higher ground, or hold open doors...
Meet The New And The Old Pikmin Of Pikmin 3
on July 07, 2013 at 04:43 PM
Earlier today we got to see some gameplay footage from Pikmin 3 , and now there's an educational video showcasing all the powers of the assorted Pikmin, both new and old. These are the European trailers for Pikmin 3, which is why the end proudly proclaims a July 26 release date. Unfortunately, here...
New Pikmin 3 Trailer Showcases New Bugs In High-Definition
on July 07, 2013 at 12:47 PM
Pikmin 3 looks better and better every time we see it. It turns out Nintendo and high-definition graphics make a fantastic partnership. You won't see a lot of new content in the trailer, but it's nice to see some straight gameplay, and it looks great. For more on Pikmin 3, which releases on August...
Racing The Clock In Pikmin 3’s Mission Mode
on June 11, 2013 at 07:01 PM
Nintendo let us try out Pikmin 3’s campaign mode during last year’s E3, and now the company is showing off Mission Mode. Players switch between captains Alph, Brittany, and Charlie to gather as much fruit and gold before time expires. We also got some details on the competitive multiplayer...
Pikmin Soar Through The Air In Pikmin 3
on June 11, 2013 at 03:16 PM
In Pikmin 3 you'll command an army of adorable plant-based bugs in order to solve puzzles, battle dangerous predators, and recover enough food to save your home planet from extinction. Pikmin 3 introduces two new Pikmin types: Rock Pikmin, which are sturdy little guys who can break solid objects...
Nintendo Direct Presentation Offers New Pikmin 3 Footage
on December 05, 2012 at 09:26 AM
As part of Nintendo's Japanese Nintendo Direct presentation, new footage from Pikmin 3 was shown off. You can find the whole presentation here , but YouTube channels like GameXplain have already pulled the Pikmin 3 sequence out for our viewing pleasure. Check it out below, and look out for Pikmin...
Pikmin 3 Retains Series' Charm In Playable E3 Outing
on June 05, 2012 at 04:00 PM
Update: Screens and trailer added. When it comes to first-party offerings, Nintendo didn’t have a whole lot on display during their E3 2012 press conference. New Super Mario Bros. U looks predictably great, but the publisher spent a large amount of time (and closed the show) with the lackluster...
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