Pikmin 3

WIIU / Strategy / Release: Aug 4, 2013 / ESRB: E10+

Pikmin 3 2.0.0 update adds GamePad and stylus control option

By Ozzie Mejia, May 31, 2014 2:00pm PDT

It's always been somewhat baffling that Pikmin 3 couldn't use their stylus and the GamePad touch screen to control their little helpers. That appears to have changed, thanks to a new 2.0.0 update that is now live, giving players the option to control their Pikmin with the Wi...


Third Pikmin 3 DLC releasing December 2

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 13, 2013 4:30pm PST

Pikmin 3's third batch of DLC is set to arrive on December 2 and will bring previous frontman, Captain Olimar, along for the ride.


Second Pikmin 3 DLC pack now available

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 07, 2013 3:00pm PST

A new DLC pack has arrived for Pikmin 3, adding four new 'Battle Enemies!' missions, including one that you can try out for free.


The Legend of Zelda: The Misadventures of Link shows off our hero in 'new and hysterical light'

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 31, 2013 10:55am PDT

Excuse me, princess. Link is coming back in a brand new cartoon, one that promises to show off the star "in a new and hysterical light."


First Pikmin 3 paid DLC out today

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 01, 2013 8:00am PDT

As Nintendo continues its tentative steps into a scary new world where video game consoles are connected to the Internet, it's announced plans to release DLC for Pikmin 3. New challenges for Mission Mode are coming as paid DLC, and the first arrives today.


Weekend Confirmed 177 - EverQuest Next, Pikmin 3, NCAA Football 14

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 09, 2013 11:00am PDT

This week's Weekend Confirmed looks at old things that are new again. Hosts Garnett Lee and Jeff Cannata welcome in Shacknews' Andrew Yoon and Insomniac's James Stevenson to discuss EverQuest Next and World of Warcraft before diving into NCAA Football 14 and Pikmin 3. After ...


Pikmin 3 review: juiced up

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 31, 2013 10:00am PDT

At the end of the day, Pikmin 3 is more of the same--a great game that happens to be on Wii U. However, what Nintendo needs most of all right now is a great Wii U game.


Pikmin 3 GameStop pre-orders let you download a day early

By Steve Watts, Jul 15, 2013 11:20am PDT

Pikmin 3 is getting in-store demos at various GameStop and EB Games locations this weekend, and pre-ordering during that period will let you download the game a day early.


Pikmin 3 preview: Nintendo's adorably dark sci-fi dystopia

By Kat Bailey, Jul 11, 2013 12:00pm PDT

Pikmin 3 is much darker than you would expect a Nintendo game to be.


Pikmin 3 trailer is wholly adorable

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 08, 2013 12:30pm PDT

"A thirty-second trailer?" I asked, trying to raise one eyebrow and look witheringly cool. "There's no way I'll post that." Thirty seconds later, here, look: a new trailer for Pikmin 3. It is delightful.


Why Pikmin hasn't made the jump to handheld

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 18, 2013 12:30pm PDT

Nintendo has been keen on bringing its Pikmin series to handheld, with series creator Shigeru Miyamoto admitting that the company "experimented" with both DS and Game Boy Advance prototypes.


Pikmin 3 coming August 4, The Wonderful 101 coming September 15

By Steve Watts, May 17, 2013 7:57am PDT

Nintendo outlined release dates for the rest of the summer today, including some big titles on the Wii U.


Pikmin 3 coming out August 4

By John Keefer, Apr 17, 2013 8:30am PDT

Pikmin 3 finally has a release date of August 4, after missing the launch window of the Wii U ending March 31.


Nintendo producing Pikmin cartoon shorts

By Steve Watts, Mar 11, 2013 11:40am PDT

Nintendo is producing a series of 3DS cartoon shorts featuring Pikmin, in conjunction with an external animation studio.


Wii U's Pikmin 3, Game & Wario missing launch window

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2013 7:30am PST

Nintendo has announced some upcoming release dates, but the ones to make the list aren't as interesting as the ones that conspicuously didn't. The...