Major Pikmin 3 Update


In a somewhat surprising turn of events, Nintendo executive Shigeru Miyamoto revealed a very crucial piece of info about upcoming Wii U exclusive Pikmin 3 during an investor’s meeting today, according to IGN.

Pikmin 3 will have an option available to play the game only on the Wii U GamePad.

This comes in contrast to E3 2012, when Nintendo said that the primary control method for the video game would be via the Wii Remote Plus controller. This is sure to excite fans of the strategy genre, as the GamePad seems like an ideal way to play an RTS adventure such as Pikmin 3.

What do you think? Is a GamePad control scheme for Pikmin 3 the way to go? Or should Nintendo have left the Wii Remote Plus as the control method? Sound off in the comments section below.

Christian Miller

Christian is a lover of the three R's: reading, writing, and RPG's. He lives in a historic town in northern Utah where he loves playing video games and trying humorously to become an author. When he isn't spending time with his family or writing, you can probably find him battling Darkspawn, trying to catch em all, or attempting to get a headshot on a Chimera.

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