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Miyamoto Wants To Finish Pikmin Soon, Planning On Creating A New Character

By Spencer . July 1, 2010 . 11:31am

Speaking at an investor’s Q&A session, Shigeru Miyamoto gave us an update on Pikmin.

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Nintendo Preparing More New Play Control Games For The West

By Spencer . January 22, 2009 . 9:35am

Nintendo’s New Play Control series is about to roll out in Europe in a few weeks. In March it’s trickling over here with Pikmin and Mario Power Tennis as the first two titles. Back in Japan Donkey Kong Jungle Beat was the introductory game for the series. Are we going to get Donkey Kong too? […]

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Pikmin 2 Also Part Of Nintendo of America’s New Play Control Series

By Spencer . December 24, 2008 . 11:36am

Mario Power Tennis and Pikmin, the first two games in Nintendo’s New Play Control series, will come out here in March. Somewhere along the approval line Nintendo of America passed on Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat which was the inaugural New Play Control game in Japan.   But, we won’t be missing out on Pikmin 2! […]

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Nintendo Not Publishing Any Wii Games Until March

By Spencer . December 17, 2008 . 6:29am

Like Animal Crossing: City Folk? That’s Nintendo’s last first party Wii title until March 2009 when Wii-makes of Mario Power Tennis and Pikmin arrive in stores under the “New Play Control!” label. Meanwhile, Nintendo of Japan spaces out releases so they release at least one game a month, not including “New Play Control” games. The […]

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Pikmin, Mario Tennis Wii-makes Coming To North America. Disaster: Day Of Crisis Nowhere To Be Found

By Spencer . October 31, 2008 . 1:54am

Nintendo posted a skeleton plan for 2009 and under the North America column the Play on Wii remake of Pikmin is there. Yeah! We don’t have a firm release date, but North America will get the Wii-make sometime in the future. Japan is scheduled to get the budget priced Pikmin port on December 25.   […]

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Play On Wii Series Picks Up Additional Games

By Spencer . October 7, 2008 . 8:19am

Pikmin and Donkey Kong Jungle Beat Wii-makes are slated to come out in Japan this December. In 2009 Nintendo plans to release five more games in the Play On Wii series. Chibi Robo, Pikmin 2, Mario Power Tennis, Metroid Prime, and Metroid Prime 2 Echoes. The two Metroid Prime games should be fine if they […]

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Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat Wii-Make – No Bongos And Not Much Waggle, Pikmin Pretty Much The Same

By Spencer . October 2, 2008 . 11:56am

Nintendo is going full throttle with Gamecube Wii-makes in Japan starting with Donkey Kong: Jungle Beat, the first game in the Wii de Asobu series. When I heard about this I imagined Nintendo slapping on the shaking from Donkey Kong: Barrel Blast, but Nintendo is going for classic controls with Wii version. You move Donkey […]

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Miyamoto’s Pikmin sequel just might be called Piktura

By Spencer . August 12, 2008 . 10:15am

Nintendo nonchalantly confirmed a new Pikmin game was in development at E3 when Shigeru Miyamoto said “We’re making Pikimn” at Nintendo's 2008 E3 Developer Roundtable. No media was shown and the platform wasn’t even announced.   My search for shreds of information on the next installment of Pikmin brought me to Japan’s trademark database where […]