Developer: Arzest Corporation
Release Date: 2016-07-28
Trranslating a 3D series into a 2D puzzle-platformer is a big risk, and it’s easy to imagine the result feeling like a watered-down spinoff at best. Yet Hey! Pikmin is anything but diluted. It’s out here doing its own perfectly pleasant thing.
I’ll admit I initially approached it wit...
Captain Olimar has crash-landed so many times they should revoke his astronaut license. Fortunately, the adorable, plant-like creatures known as Pikmin are always eager to help this hapless alien piece together this ship and send him home. After crash-landing on another foreign world full of Earth-like relics in Hey Pikmin, Olimar’s colorful friends welcome him with open arms again – but I was...
Hey! Pikmin (3DS)
Released: July 28, 2017
If you’re expecting some grand lore revelation from this portable spinoff…just don’t.
Hey! Pikmin kicks off with a storybook-esque opening of Olimar crash landing on a planet, and must once again save himself from the perils of its lifeforms with the assistance of the always helpful P...