The second game in the fan-favorite Pikmin franchise originally launched for the Nintendo GameCube console in 2004. Now Wii users can enjoy the imaginative fun of this classic and colorful mass action strategy game, via the family-friendly Nintendo Selects series. The brave Captain Olimar has returned to marshal new types of Pikmin in a wild, open-ended adventure. On a mission to pay back his employer's debt, Olimar and his sidekick Louie must command squads of tiny Pikmin to help locate valuable treasures, exploring mysterious environments and battling pesky enemies along the way. Players of any experience level can use the Wii Remote and Nunchuk controllers to command these curious creatures and complete their mission. The game also invites friends to deviously pit their Pikmin squads against one another in a rough and ruthless two-player mode.
With Pikmin 3 very soon to release on Wii U, it seemed as good a time as any to look back on the original titles. Specifically, this is the re-released Wii version of Pikmin 2; despite the only real change being the new Wii controls, Pikmin 2 holds up incredibly well for a game...read full review
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