Nintendo UK has been producing a series of short videos to introduce gamers to Pikmin 3, which arrives in Europe on 26th July; it's worth bearing in mind that not all current and prospective Wii U owners will have experienced the GameCube originals or Wii re-releases.

The latest video provides some basic tips on strategy and which Pikmin to use in different scenarios. Unlike this rather entertaining U.S. advert, it's made clear that thought and consideration for preserving your Pikmin — while utilising their strengths — is vitally important.

Check it out below; you never know, you may learn something new.