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A Wild Guess: Divining the Last Club Nintendo Elite Awards

Trying to guess what Nintendo might do is like herding Meowth, but we’re not afraid to take a few shots in the dark....

by Donald Theriault - March 24, 2015

Know Your Nintendo Developers: EAD Group 4

It's the Mario guys!...

by John Rairdin and Neal Ronaghan - February 25, 2015

Pikmin 3 Review Revisit

We reflect on the long-awaited Wii U sequel from last year....

by - September 16, 2014

NWR Staff's Favorite 10 Games of 2013: Pikmin 3

All good things come to those who wait. In this case, 100 little good things....

by Curtis Bonds - December 25, 2013

Top 10 Wii U Games: Year One: #4 and #3

There's a GameCube vibe to the fourth and third entries....

by Neal Ronaghan - December 5, 2013

Nintendo Launch Windows Through the Ages

Every system's launch window is just shy of a year, right?...

by Neal Ronaghan - November 1, 2013

Nintendo Collectors Journal 8/22/2013

Check out some of the Nintendo swag of E3 2013....

by Justin Berube - August 22, 2013

BLOG: Trials and Tribulations in Pikmin 3 Multiplayer

Is Pikmin 3 accessible for series newcomers in multiplayer?...

by Neal Ronaghan - August 13, 2013

Why We're Hyped: Pikmin 3

See why we can't wait to get our hands on the third installment in the Pikmin series....

by Justin Baker, Justin Berube, J.P. Corbran, Andy Goergen, and Neal Ronaghan - July 30, 2013

Japan eShop Round-Up (07/10/2013)

Bit.Trip Saga finally makes it to 3DS in Japan and Pikmin 3 looks to help save the Wii U....

by Danny Bivens - July 12, 2013

The NWR E3 2013 Awards: Pikmin 3

The flying Pikmin are pretty sweet....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 17, 2013

The PrE3view: What We Expect at E3 2013: First-Party Games, Part Two

The Wii U has several known and unknown quantities at this E3. Here's the lowdown....

by Justin Berube, Tom Malina, Josh Max, and Neal Ronaghan - June 7, 2013

BLOG: My Thoughts on the Latest 3DS Nintendo Direct

I'm still in shock....

by Justin Berube - April 21, 2013

BLOG: Nintendo Direct 4.17.2013 Megaton Round-Up

Did you miss the Nintendo Direct? We've got all the announcements right here....

by Tom Malina and Neal Ronaghan - April 17, 2013

BLOG: The Continual Delay of Nintendo's Wii U Games: Woe is Pikmin

Sorry folks. Only in your dreams will Pikmin 3, The Wonderful 101, Wii Fit U, and Game & Wario all make it out before the end of June....

by Neal Ronaghan - April 8, 2013

BLOG: Nintendo 3DS: Embarrassment of Riches

The 3DS is filled with awesomeness. Also, a hopeful Wii U thought for once....

by Neal Ronaghan - February 18, 2013

Wii U's Launch Window Line-Ups: North America

23 launch games on November 18. Even more after that. Get ready!...

by Neal Ronaghan - September 26, 2012

Wii U's Launch Window Line-Ups: Japan

Japan has a smaller list of launch window games, but it is still strong....

by Neal Ronaghan - September 14, 2012

ROUNDTABLE: Predictions for Sept. 13 Wii U Event

The entire NWR staff predict Wii U price, date, pack-ins and other possible megatons!...

by Patrick Barnett, Justin Berube, Danny Bivens, Nicholas Bray, James Charlton, Michael Cole, James Dawson, Mike Gamin, Andy Goergen, Pedro Hernandez, Josh Max, Zachary Miller, Tyler Ohlew, Carmine Red, Neal Ronaghan, Ariel Ruff, and Minoru Yamaizumi - September 8, 2012

E3 2012 Awards: Best First Party Wii U Game

We've been waiting since 2004 was a new game in this series. The wait might have been worth it....

by J.P. Corbran and Neal Ronaghan - June 14, 2012

E3 2012 Round-Up

Overwhelmed by all of the E3 news, games, and content? We got your back....

by Neal Ronaghan - June 11, 2012

E3 Predictions 2012 - Bingo Edition: Alex's Predictions

Even without pictures, Alex is able to hold his own in the predictions game....

by Alex Culafi - May 31, 2012

E3 Predictions 2012 - Bingo Edition: Neal's Predictions

I'm thinking Silicon Knights, Retro Studios, and Platinum Games all have some big announcements....

by Neal Ronaghan - May 31, 2012

What Are Nintendo's Developers Doing?: EAD Groups

Nintendo's primary internal development comes from their many EAD groups....

by Neal Ronaghan - January 25, 2012

GCN10 Honorable Mentions: Day Three

We hunt ghosts and Bulborbs today....

by Andrew Brown and J.P. Corbran - November 9, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 522: In Defense of Stereotypes

Is your day a little brighter if you listen to the show imagining half of the podcast is still growing their Nordiques protest beard?...

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - May 14, 2017

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 519: Heroes of the Pun Storm

It's become increasingly clear that we only get three emails: questions, accusations, and text landmines designed to test our reading skill....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Guillaume Veillette - April 23, 2017

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 211: Dying for the Man

Connectivity refocuses and brings you an episode all about Pikmin....

by Adam Abou-Nasr, J.P. Corbran, and Bryan Rose - October 21, 2016

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 435: Discovery of a Superb View

An expert guest helps us preview some new games and revisit some old ones, mostly from Japan....

by James Jones, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - July 12, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 434: Dr. Wario's Snake Oil

We're FINALLY back from E3 with fresh games and your Listener Mail (mostly about the show, of course)....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - July 5, 2015

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 368: Is Your Heart Big Enough?

In which Jonny rediscovers Pikmin 3, and James exposes the true Quality of Life....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - February 1, 2014

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 115: The Church of Connectivity

Our favorite games of 2013 sprinkled with a dash of Doctor Who....

by Nicholas Bray, Alex Culafi, Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, and Scott Thompson - January 4, 2014

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 361: Slap Happy

Controversy abounds as we catch up with more holiday games and your provocative emails!...

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - December 8, 2013

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 346: In These Days of Graphics

Pikmin has arrived, along with other brand new games and also unspeakably old ones....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - August 11, 2013

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 97: Just Shut Up

This week, the crew explores Pikmin 3 and Mario & Luigi Dream Team, discusses Tropes Vs. Women, recaps the week's news and releases, and interviews the studio behind SteamWorld Dig! ...

by Justin Baker, Daan Koopman, Josh Max, Dave Mellert, Carmine Red, Neal Ronaghan, and Scott Thompson - August 9, 2013

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 94: My Two Dads

Sit down son, we've got some important things to talk about....

by Patrick Barnett, Alex Culafi, Andy Goergen, Daan Koopman, Dave Mellert, Neal Ronaghan, Mike Sklens, and Scott Thompson - July 20, 2013

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: RFN at E3 2013: First-Party Impressions and Armature Studios Interview

The entire "away team" talks about Nintendo's main offerings, and Jonny talks to one of the highly qualified developers of the new Metroid-style Batman game for 3DS....

by Justin Berube, Andrew Brown, Michael Cole, Alex Culafi, Aaron Kaluszka, Kimberly Keller, Jonathan Metts, Neal Ronaghan, Jared Rosenberg, and Guillaume Veillette - June 13, 2013

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 87: Time and Space

Nintendo Direct and Xbox One reactions, a rocket quiz, and the Doctor Who finale recap!...

by Patrick Barnett, Nicholas Bray, Jonathan Metts, Neal Ronaghan, and Scott Thompson - May 24, 2013

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 328: Edufication

We shake up New Business and answer your questions about the present and future of Wii U....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - March 3, 2013

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 69: Simultaneous Local Release

GET IT!?...

by J.P. Corbran, Zachary Miller, Neal Ronaghan, Mike Sklens, and Scott Thompson - January 19, 2013

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 42: To the Rhythm of the Beat

Pikmin 3, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy, and Game & Watch on this week's show!...

by Nate Andrews, Danny Bivens, Nicholas Bray, J.P. Corbran, Andy Goergen, Carmine Red, Neal Ronaghan, and Scott Thompson - July 14, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 294: Something in Common

The boys are back in town with some final thoughts on E3 2012. Final until the next episode, that is....

by James Jones, Jon Lindemann, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - June 16, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Connectibites 2012 E3 Reaction Show

We all watched it, now you get to listen to us react to it....

by Alex Culafi, Andy Goergen, and Mike Sklens - June 5, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 291: Good Night, Sweet Prince

It's Greg's last show, but we manage to talk about Nintendo anyway....

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - May 13, 2012

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 269: Doin' It Like We Do

This week, RFN returns to the classic format... and it's super effective!...

by James Jones, Greg Leahy, Jon Lindemann, and Jonathan Metts - December 4, 2011



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Worldwide Releases

na: Pikmin 3
Release Aug 04, 2013
RatingEveryone 10+
jpn: Pikmin 3
Release Jul 13, 2013
RatingAll Ages
eu: Pikmin 3
Release Jul 26, 2013
aus: Pikmin 3
Release Jul 27, 2013
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