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Captain Olimar is stranded on a strange planet, where everything is gigantic! Only with the help of the strange Pikmin can our hero hope to repair his ship before his space suit runs out of air...

Pikmin Hands-on Preview

HANDS-ON: Due to poor communication and other factors TYP's Pikmin impressions are a week delayed, but don't let that stop you from seeing what he thought!...

by Michael Cole - February 9, 2002

Pikmin Hands-on Preview

HANDS-ON: Mike S has survived 10 days on the mysterious planet, see how he's doing and what he thinks of Pikmin!...

by Mike Sklens - December 15, 2001

Pikmin Hands-on Preview

HANDS-ON: Since I'm stuck at NSU for the next three hours waiting to take a lousy exam, I might as well tell everyone how great Pikmin is now. That way I'll have more time to play it when I get home....

by David Trammell - December 11, 2001

Pikmin Preview

The Pikmin now roam free in Japan and the North American invasion is coming up. PGC's got another fresh picked preview update for ya! ...

by Jonathan Metts - November 27, 2001

Pikmin Hands-on Preview

HANDS-ON: You can cook 'em, soak 'em, and feed them to animals. Death is so pretty sometimes! We've gotten our hands on the Japanese release of Pikmin. Is it another Miyamoto masterpiece? ...

by Billy Berghammer - October 31, 2001

Pikmin Hands-on Preview

HANDS-ON: Listen to the general opinion, it says that Pikmin is a wonderful creation, a masterpiece by a game designer/hobbyist gardener. It is correct. Do not doubt this title....

by Karlie Yeung - September 2, 2001

Pikmin Hands-on Preview

HANDS-ON: What happens when you dump 40 Pikmin into the river? They scream! Word! Billy takes on Shiggy's new garden fest.......

by Billy Berghammer - August 25, 2001

Pikmin Hands-on Preview

HANDS-ON: See what j00ny Metts thought of Miyamoto's newest creation, the adorable Pikmin....

by Jonathan Metts - May 21, 2001

Pikmin Hands-on Preview

HANDS-ON: Jon's been out in his backyard again. See what he thinks of Miyamoto's newest creation!...

by Jon Lindemann - May 18, 2001

Pikmin Hands-on Preview

HANDS-ON: Was Shigeru Miyamoto's pet project all it's cracked up to be? Is this an actual game? Is Pikmin any fun? The resounding answer is yes! (what else would you expect?)...

by Ed Shih - May 17, 2001

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

NWR PRESENTS: CUBE FIGHT: Pikmin vs. Super Smash Bros Melee

Well, that escalated quickly....

by Andy Goergen and Neal Ronaghan - June 10, 2016

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

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: Episode 326: A Big Bowl Full of Smart

Billy drops in to pimp his new game, as we look back at the history of strategy games on Nintendo platforms. Also, a Pikmin controversy is born, or at least revived!...

by Billy Berghammer, James Jones, Jonathan Metts, and Guillaume Veillette - February 17, 2013

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 40: Pikjools

We talk about Pikmin and interview Renegade Kid's Jools Watsham....

by Nate Andrews, Patrick Barnett, J.P. Corbran, James Dawson, Andy Goergen, Zachary Miller, Carmine Red, Neal Ronaghan, Mike Sklens, and Scott Thompson - June 30, 2012

CONNECTIVITY: Episode 9: The GameCube 10 Plus More

We're kicking it old school in this roundtable on the GameCube 10....

by Karl Castaneda, Zachary Miller, Mike Sklens, and Scott Thompson - November 20, 2011

RADIO FREE NINTENDO: RFN Special: Jonny's E3 2001 Audio Diaries

Long before podcasts were invented, Jonny recorded these audio logs for his trip to E3, including first impressions of GameCube, GBA, and the Planet GameCube staff....

by Jonathan Metts - April 27, 2011



Game Profile

Pikmin Box Art

Genre Strategy
Developer Nintendo

Worldwide Releases

na: Pikmin
Release Dec 02, 2001
jpn: Pikmin
Release Oct 26, 2001
RatingAll Ages
eu: Pikmin
Release Jun 14, 2002
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