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News: Miyamoto: I Can Recommend Pikmin 3 To Anyone

Miyamoto: I Can Recommend Pikmin 3 To Anyone

Suitable for all ages

Speaking in a developer video, Shigeru Miyamoto has enthused about Pikmin 3, explaining that he became convinced that the upcoming Wii U title is a game that everybody can play after some neighbourhood children recognised his Pikmin characters. Nintendo's legendary game designer mentioned how pleased he is with how the game...

News: Miyamoto Overseeing Series of Animated Shorts

Miyamoto Overseeing Series of Animated Shorts

Even in his spare time he's playing with Pikmin

Nintendo has a bit of a history in cartoon making, as anyone who ever had the pleasure of watching The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! will testify to. It seems as though the company is now contemplating venturing into the business once more, with a few animated shorts designed to be viewed using the...

News: Take a Pikmin's Eye View with Pikmin 3's Camera Mode

Take a Pikmin's Eye View with Pikmin 3's Camera Mode


Just what does life look like from a Pikmin's perspective? You're not going to have to wait long to find out — Pikmin 3 will include a camera mode to let you get right down to sub-ankle height and see the world in a whole new way. We still don't have a solid release date for the third Pikmin game, but a new function of the strategy...

First Impressions: Pikmin 3

Pikmin 3

Extra floretstrial

For years Nintendo has been tending to a new entry in the Pikmin series, experimenting with different control methods and systems both handheld and home console. After starting life on Wii, Pikmin 3 was eventually transferred to Wii U due to the benefits of high definition and the GamePad's touch screen. The little...

E3 2012: Pikmin 3 Sprouts On Wii U

Pikmin 3 Sprouts On Wii U

Planting the seed

We've had to be very patient, but Pikmin 3 has finally been announced for Wii U. Shigeru Miyamoto, Pikmin leaf poking out of his jacket pocket, announced the real time strategy game for the HD console. Miyamoto was happy to note that you can see the movement of each Pikmin. There's a new Pikmin type too — the rock Pikmin can be...

News: We'll Finally See Pikmin 3 at This Year's E3

We'll Finally See Pikmin 3 at This Year's E3

Plucky for you

It seems ages since we first heard about Pikmin 3, doesn't it? Shigeru Miyamoto apologised for its no show way back at E3 2010, and it was the same at last year's show. There'll be no such apology this year, as Nintendo confirms we will see Pikmin 3 in June. The Wii U threequel will be the first HD entry in the series, but other than...

Feature: Pikmin's 10th Anniversary

Pikmin's 10th Anniversary

A modern classic

The GameCube era is still a questionable time for Nintendo fans. While the console undoubtedly had its standout titles, there always seems to be a lingering question over how high — or, more to the point, how low — it would rank when gauged against Nintendo's other consoles. But wherever you fall in the debate, it's impossible not to acknowledge Nintendo's willingness to shake..

News: Pikmin 3 Development Going "Extremely Well"

Pikmin 3 Development Going "Extremely Well"

The alien vs. garden battle wages on at Nintendo

Nintendo's E3 showing was quite a success for fans, showcasing the new 3DS handheld and the return of beloved characters in the forms of Donkey Kong Country Returns, Kirby's Epic Yarn and Kid Icarus: Uprising. But despite the slew of new reveals, one question couldn't be shaken: What's up with Pikmin 3? An investor during a recent Q&A session..

E3 2010: Pikmin 3 Still Coming Despite No-Show

Pikmin 3 Still Coming Despite No-Show

Miyamoto assures everyone it's on the way

We were expecting to see Pikmin 3 this year: you were expecting it, we were expecting it. It wasn't shown off, though. Why not? Speaking at the Nintendo Developer's Roundtable, Shigeru Miyamoto explained that, had the game been shown off today, it would have been lost under the reams of information about...

News: Miyamoto Confirms Pikmin 3

Miyamoto Confirms Pikmin 3

Pikmin fans rejoice!

According to the Official Nintendo Magazine, Miyamoto has just confirmed that development of Pikmin 3 is "well under way". Unfortunately, we still don't know if the game is being developed for the Nintendo Wii or DS system. At the very least this is great news for fans of the series who've been patiently waiting for a...

News: Captain Legolimar Lands in Denmark

Captain Legolimar Lands in Denmark

Little chap proceeds to fend off Lego Bulborbs

Last week we brought you this superb Lego Donkey Kong level among other Nintendo craft treats, but the collision of Nintendo and Lego became a lot cuter with the arrival of Olimar and Louie, from talented Danish artist Filip Felberg. Check out the gallery in the link below, but be careful - those Lego Bulborbs are so scary they could give you..

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