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8.4
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Score Breakdown Based on 251 ratings
  1. 10 (68)
  2. 9 (103)
  3. 8 (53)
  4. 7 (17)
  5. 6 (2)
  6. 5 (1)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (6)

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  • User Rating 7.5

    Great Game, Great Value!

    Rated on August 25, 2009 by PrimeTimeJprime

    Originally released for the Nintendo Gamecube back in 2001 "Pikmin" makes it's way onto the Wii as part of Nintendo's new play control games which take Gamecube games and ports them to the Wii with Wi...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    This is the first time I have played a Pikmin game and it definitely lived up to the hype.

    Rated on July 07, 2012 by codylubrano

    Back when the Nintendo Gamecube was out, one of the most popular game's out for it was Pikmin, for some strange reason I had never heard of it, but one day one of my friends brought it over, and play...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Pikmin: A Huge Adventure in a Little World!

    Rated on July 30, 2012 by NettoSaito

    Back when the Nintendo GameCube first hit the shelves, everyone was excited about a few different games. Sure there were popular game series such as Mario and Zelda on the way, but in the middle of th...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Help Olimar retrieve the parts to his ship in this unique colourful real time strategy, which is engaging and accessible

    Rated on November 14, 2009 by bacchus2

    Pikmin is an interesting take on the real-time strategy genre. Instead of some omnipresent being managing the battlefield from the heavens, you take control of the alien Olimar as he searches for the ...

    3 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    I hesitated to buy this game. But i am so glad I bought it.

    Rated on February 24, 2010 by Coronithofcork

    I got this gam on boxing day for $15 and I like it a lot. It is a very cute game but be warned it is a challenge. The graphics were so-so I didn't expect much from them considering their a Wii game. T...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    A game that lives on and on and on

    Rated on March 12, 2009 by keir1414

    This game was released many years ago as a launch title and its pretty hard to tell. The game features Capt. Olimar Crashing on a island inhabited by these small creature called pikmin. To series enth...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    A very good game that is great for all ages. I highly recommend this game.

    Rated on March 17, 2009 by maverick_41

    Story You are Captain Olimar from Hocotate, a sort of delivery guy in deep space. When you decide to go off on a much needed vacation, everything goes terribly wrong. One night in deep space you ar...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Even if you finished Pikmin for the GameCube, New Play Control Pikmin is still worth your time.

    Rated on April 03, 2009 by Axman89

    My GameCube experience with Pikmin was short lived, but intriguing. My Wii experience built on that intrigue, and it grew, just like my army of Pikmin as I explored the strange new world in which t...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Missed out on Pikmin Gamecube? Then here's your chance.

    Rated on May 02, 2009 by Brawl578

    Back in the Gamecube era, I never got to get a Gamecube, which caused me to miss out on this masterpiece. When I began playing this, it made me want to get Pikmin 2 right off the bat. I've only played...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Oh my i finally beat pikmin with all 30 parts left and 3 days left too. Oh man i love the controls they better than GC.

    Rated on May 01, 2009 by altenter

    Pikmin on the wii is more easier to conrtrol and 5 percent better. Pikmin is about a guy named olimar from another planet who has crashed his ship on an unknown planet and which has little things call...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.