Video: Pikmin 3 charms in gameplay trailer

The Wii U's first killer app

Pikmin may not have been the revelation the Wii U needed, but it's definitely a game the public wants. And it only took a generation of begging. Lucky it skipped the Wii, though, as this version is crisp, clear, and boasting features that console couldn't dream of.

Like frantic four-player co-op, hundreds more Pikmin flinging themselves about, and most importantly, WiiPad functionality. As you can see in the footage, it'll be used as a map screen for quick access to an overhead view, crucial for this brand of, as Mr Miyamoto puts it, 'real-time, action-management'.

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