Nintendo has submitted the release date of Pikmin 3 for Europe now also on its direct Conference. In addition, it got some new information about the characters and the gameplay.
After Nintendo already announced the date for North America a few weeks ago with the 4th of August, now the EU appointment was followed by the Nintendo direct. We're good a week earlier, already on July 26, 2013 Pikmin 3 should be exclusive U on the shelves of retailers in us for the Wii.
Then we by the way no longer assume the role of Captain Olimar, but in which three fresh characters, Alph, Charlie and Brittany. Their mission is clear: with help of Pikmin collect food in the form of fruits to survive on the planet KAPADIA.
Each mission is disputed with another of the characters, which in turn can rely on Pikmin of all skill levels, which leaves room for manoeuvre in the various puzzles deposits. Should you fail once in a mission, can be repeated but as often these. This can happen quickly, as the day / night cycles play an important role. In the dark, it is simply too dangerous to collect, which is why it is often under time pressure fruits for the Pikmin. Who has mastered the campaign finally, should be entertained in the long run thanks to a challenge as well as a multiplayer mode.
Nintendo wants for Pikmin 3 the GamePad Wii U as well as possible incentives, but the game also completely without can be controlled. The GamePad is optional of course as a second screen or as a card at the right it is can be issued commands the Pikmin. But also completely without Wiimote and Nunchuck the game to easily serve six.
Before the release of Pikmin 3, the next E3 takes place in Los Angeles from 11 until 13 June 2013. Here, Nintendo will hold its next direct Conference and promises more details on the game.