Tagged: Pikmin

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Pikmin New Play Control Wii review

One of the Nintendo Wii’s overlooked features is the ability to playback Nintendo Gamecube discs natively; a great option for those who already own Gamecube games or like to hunt eBay for those retro goodies. Not content with selling us new Wii games at $50 a time; someone high up at Nintendo has managed to sneak through the idea of re-releasing Gamecube games under a new branding and selling them to us once again. Ok so it might be a bit mean to label Pikmin New Play Control for Wii as a straight re-release as they have made alterations to...

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Pikmin 2 New Play Control confirmed in Europe

Europe can already look forward to the sequel of Pikmin being released on the New Play Control brand this year. So far it’s all quiet for North American Wii owners but it won’t be long before Nintendo let us know when we can get our hands on another classic GameCube Wii port. The release date for Pikmin 2 in Europe is 24th April; and it shouldn’d be too long before a US announcement. Buy Pikmin 2 now New: Buy Pikmin 2 from Amazon.com Related: Pikmin in Super Smash Bros Brawl

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Pikmin for the Wii Release Date

To keep us entertained whilst the Nintendo teams are working hard on the upcoming new Wii Sports, Mario and Zelda games, someone came up with the great idea of rereleasing forgotten GameCube classics with upgraded control schemes and bonus content. Pikmin is one such classic game where you control a cute astronaut called Olimar who crash lands on a planet. You must make contact and lead up to 100 Pikmin creatures at any one time to help rebuild your spaceship by locating the missing 30 pieces before time runs out. This clever console strategy game mixes the brain teasing puzzles...