Alph was going to be a standalone clone character in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Obviously, that idea didn’t make it into the released product. Instead, […]
Hoping to get hold of a retail copy of Pikmin 3 for Christmas? Well it looks as though you’re going to have a hard job finding it new if you are […]
Nintendo has revealed that a free demo for Pikmin 3 will be available to download for European and North American fans straight after tonight’s Direct concludes. If you’ve yet to […]
NintenDaan has created a video which shows off the new GamePad touchscreen controls in the recently updated Pikmin 3. The latest update allows you to throw those adorable Pikmin with […]
You can now use stylus based controls in Pikmin 3 following a recent update to the adorable title. The new control scheme enables you to throw those ultra cute Pikmin using […]
Nintendo has released a DLC trailer for Pikmin 3. Players can extend the game’s Mission Mode with several downloadable map packs. The first map pack – priced at $1.99 – […]
TIME has named their top 10 video games of 2013 and have included three Nintendo titles, along with two additional titles which appear on multiple platforms. Skylanders: Swap Force swooped […]
Fantastic new challenges in the world of Pikmin 3 are only a download away. Starting today, new challenges in the “Battle Enemies!” mission type in Pikmin 3 can be purchased as downloadable content in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U for only $1.99. One stage is free, and is available via an automatic software update. The pack of four stages […]
Nintendo of America has just announced that additional Mission Mode stages are being released as Pikmin 3 DLC. An update to Pikmin 3 will let you see the world’s absolute highest score on each stage. Anyone who downloads the Pikmin3 update will receive one add-on mission stage for free.
The NPD figures for the month of August are now officially in. The Nintendo 3DS was the best-selling dedicated video game platform last month. Nintendo didn’t release any numbers, but it sold better than the Xbox 360 which sold 96,000 units. There weren’t any numbers for the Wii U as perusal, but figures weren’t expected to be high, judging that […]
Driven by large numbers in sales from the newest Madden game (over 1 million) and Disney Infinity (225,000), game sales in the United States have experienced the largest year on year growth – from August 2012 to August 2013, since April of 2011. Console and handheld software jumped 21% in that one year time frame, while total packaged goods sales […]
Nintendo of Canada built a Winged Pikmin for Red Bull’s Flugtag event in Ottawa-Gatineau, Canada to celebrate the launch of Pikmin 3 for Wii U. Here is a recap video of the Nintendo team’s performance and “flight.” Pikmin 3 for Wii U is available in stores and the Nintendo eShop right now.
In Pikmin 3, players control three astronauts from the planet Koppai, named Alph, Brittany, and Captain Charlie. On a quest to find nourishing fruit for the inhabitants of their starving planet, they crash land on PNF-404 (a planet that curiously resembles earth), losing their all-important cosmic drive key, as well as each other, in the process. As could be expected, […]
Legendary games designer Shigeru Miyamoto has hinted on Miiverse that there’s a special code to be found within Pikmin 3. Miyamoto wouldn’t disclose exactly what happens once you have the code, but he promises that he will reveal all shortly. Players need to collect ten secret memo’s littered throughout the game to gain access to the special code. Miyamoto says […]
The official website for Pikmin 3 is now open. On the website visitors can read about the game’s story, learn about Pikmin, view trailers and screenshots, download free wallpapers, and […]
Pikmin 3 has made a solid debut in the UK charts placing at number 2, but previous to making the Wii U its current home, the colourful fruit collection game was also tested for the DS and 3DS, as we reported last month. In an interview with 4Gamer, with translations from KameDani, Shigeru Miyamoto has now revealed the reason behind […]