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After surviving for six weeks, The Last of Us' reign as UK No. 1 is over. Naughty Dog's game is blocked from the top spot by a resurgent Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, a 74 percent rise in sales seeing the XBLA game's disc version tower to the top in its fifth week at retail. Meanwhile, The Last of...

July 29th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Pikmin 3 is super adorable on the whole, but we're not sure how we feel about the big gross bug at the end of this new trailer. We're nearly positive that it's a silverfish, which we've ranked as one of the Top Five Ickiest Bug Things on our Top Five List of Icky Bug Things.

July 6th 2013 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto pointed to Nintendo's struggles in adapting to HD development when explaining the company's Wii U software timeline during a recent Q&A session with shareholders. "When it comes to the scale of software development, Wii U with HD graphics requires about twice the hum...

July 6th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo Japan is airing a Pikmin 3-focused Direct broadcast tomorrow, June 26. The video sees Shigeru Miyamoto joined by comedian Hitoshi Matsumoto to discuss the critter-crammed Wii U game. The broadcast is scheduled for 8PM in Japan, which converts to 7AM ET (4AM PT, midday Brit-time), and you c...

June 25th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Although Nintendo President Satoru Iwata had no launch date to share on Pikmin 3 during this morning's Nintendo Direct, the company's official press release just sent out notes an August 4 release date. The game will launch in stores and on the Nintendo eShop.We're following up with Nintendo for co...

April 17th 2013 at 11:08am 0 Comments
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There are more Wii U games coming, sometime early this year. Along with a reconfirmed "first half of 2013" date for Wii Fit U, Nintendo put minigame collection Game & Wario and Platinum's crowd-control action game The Wonderful 101 in the same release window today.Pikmin 3's release window beca...

January 17th 2013 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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Pikmin 3, one of Nintendo's biggest Wii U titles, is slated to arrive on the new console this spring. The news comes via the latest Iwata Asks column, which centers around the Wii U GamePad. The discussion itself really has nothing to do with Pikmin 3, though the release window is mentioned in a no...

October 17th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The Pikmin 3 demo available on the show floor didn't directly indicate how the Wii U's new controller would improve the experience. In this demo, the screen on the new WiiPad was used for an overhead map, which was nice, but did little to augment the gameplay other than to show me where it would be...

June 11th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Living in the big city is great and all, but sometimes you just need to get away to the country. Pikmin 3 will offer lush locales to do just that – though the forest may be tranquil, it is not without its own unique set of dangers, seen in this trailer and screens direct from E3.%Gallery-1571...

June 5th 2012 at 2:37pm 0 Comments
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Pikmin 3 is hitting the Wii U, Nintendo announced at its E3 presentation today.Miyamoto "definitely" wanted to create Pikmin 3 for Wii U, he said. He showed off Rock Pikmin, who are black, geometric-looking characters that Olimar can throw to break things with.Pikmin 3 is controllable from the WiiP...

June 5th 2012 at 12:06pm 0 Comments