If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Watch us play Pikmin 3 from 5pm BST

Koppai load of this.

After years of false starts and shattered hopes, Pikmin 3's now only hours away from release. It's all kind of exciting - I've got one eye hungrily on the letterbox, waiting for my copy to drop, and I don't think I'm alone.

It's supposedly a stellar addition to the series, according to Chris Donlan's review from earlier this week, with a consolidation of the best parts of the first two Pikmins all wrapped in a lovingly crafted HD world. Is it enough to save the Wii U? I don't think that's going to be much of a concern to those of us lucky enough to be losing our weekends to Pikmin 3 this coming weekend, but if Nintendo can start delivering games like this on a more regular basis then it could well be the start of a turnaround.

Oh, and we'll be bringing you an hour or so of Pikmin 3's opening from 5pm BST today. Ian's never played the series, so it should be quite something seeing how he responds to Miyamoto's magical world. He could, of course, just end up saying it looks like a floral Command and Conquer.

From Assassin's Creed to Zoo Tycoon, we welcome all gamers

Eurogamer welcomes videogamers of all types, so sign in and join our community!

In this article
Follow a topic and we'll email you when we write an article about it.

Pikmin 3

Nintendo Wii U

Related topics
About the Author
Martin Robinson avatar

Martin Robinson


Martin worked at Eurogamer from 2011 to 2023. He has a Gradius 2 arcade board and likes to play racing games with special boots and gloves on.