It’s been 8 years since we’ve seen anything new from Captain Olimar and the diminuitive plant beings known as Pikmin. Certainly the Wii re-releases with added motion controls were fun, but the franchise essentially got skipped over for a whole console generation. Perhaps that’s why the crowd went wild when Pikmin started showing up everywhere during Nintendo’s E3 press conference.
We got to take a look at Pikmin 3 for the Wii U at the Nintendo booth, and it definitely looks like the title takes advantage of what the fledgeling console has to offer:
Mike Dunn is the old man of Gaming Trend, having cut his teeth on Atari consoles and First Edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons back in the day. His involvement with Gaming Trend dates back to 2003, and he’s done everything from design and code to writing and managing. Now he has come full circle, with a rekindled passion for tabletop gaming and a recent debut as Dungeon Master (nearly forty years after he purchased the original DMG).