Pikmin Series News


Pikmin Short Movies debut for 3DS and Wii U

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 2:56pm PST

It turns out Nintendo isn't done with Pikmin just yet, finally offering the Pikmin cartoon shorts teased in 2013 on the Nintendo eShop.


Pikmin movie in the works from Shigeru Miyamoto

By Robert Workman, Sep 11, 2014 3:00pm PDT

The creator of Donkey Kong and other Nintendo classics tries filmmaking for the first time, with a new production based around the Pikmin characters.


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...


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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."


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.


"You guys complaining about the score are idiots. :) That is all."

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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.


Captain Olimar joins Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 12, 2013 9:30am PDT

Captain Olimar and his Pikmin army join the Smash Bros roster.


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.


"Yes, that grass texture in the first screenshot looks amazing."

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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.


"Beggars can't be choosers, dude. For the time being, Nintendo taking an active role in the game ..."

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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.


"True, but I wouldn't necessarily say that's always a bad thing."

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Pikmin 3 goes 'back to the basics,' adds more stress

By Steve Watts, Jan 02, 2013 11:00am PST

Shigeru Miyamoto says he felt Pikmin 2 didn't provide enough of the intentional stress that makes a good strategy game, which he hopes to correct in Pikmin 3.


"With sequels in particular this is important, however for Nintendo I feel like they need to get ..."

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Pikmin 3 targets spring 2013 release

By Steve Watts, Oct 17, 2012 10:45am PDT

Nintendo has confirmed Pikmin 3 for a spring 2013 release, which paired with previous comments about the "launch window" would mean the game will hit in March.


"Or Pikmin 3 could just release after their "launch window" and we'll all just have to get over ..."

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Nintendo president calls fans 'insatiable'

By Steve Watts, Jun 25, 2012 3:30pm PDT

Reggie Fils-Aime expressed some frustration with "insatiable" fans for being dissatisfied with the company's showing at E3 this year.


"Although keep in mind that those titles are nothing compared to Marios close-to-30 year reign, ..."

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Pikmin 3 preview

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 05, 2012 7:15pm PDT

The Pikmin series returns after an eight-year hiatus and helps launch Nintendo’s next-gen console with its classic formula.