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Nintendo's quirky strategy series takes gamers back to a bizarre alien planet where plant-like creatures help solve puzzles and battle predators in Pikmin 3. Players take control of three different explorers as they collect food to send to their home planet and enlist the help of five different kinds of Pikmin, including the sturdy new Rock Pikmin and the graceful Winged Pikmin. Gamers can split into three groups to gain a tactical advantage, use their GamePad the get a Pikmin-eye view of the world or play without the TV, and join a friend for the multiplayer battle mode.
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Game Special Features
Take on a friend in the multiplayer battle mode
Play away from the TV using just the GamePad
Control three explorers and five different kinds of Pikmin on a journey to gather food
Control Elements Gamepad/Joystick
ControlInstruction WII REMOTE & NUNCHUK CONTROLS: Home Button = to electronic manual and controller settings; Minus Button = switch main display between tv and gamepad; C Button = select who to throw; Z Button = change view; Hold Z Button = lock on; Control Stick = move; Shake the Nunchuk = dismiss/charge while locked on; Moving the Cursor =point the wii remote at the tv to direct the cursor; D-Pad Up = use ultra-spicy spray; D-Pad Left/Right = dodge; D-Pad Down = use item; A Button = throw/pluck when near a pikmin sprout/punch when near an enemy and there's nothing to throw; B Button = whistle; Plus Button = pause menu; Minus Button = switch leaders; WII U GAMEPAD CONTROLS; L Button = select who to throw; ZL Button = change view; Hold ZL Button = lock on; Left Stick = move/move cursor; D-Pad Up = use ultra-spicy spray; D-Pad Left/Right = dodge; D-Pad Down = use item/switch to map view; Home Button = to electronic manual and controller settings; Minus Button = switch main display between tv and gamepad; R Button + Left Stick = move just the cursor; ZR Button = whistle; Right Stick = rotate view; X Button or A Button = throw/pluck/punch; Y Button = switch leaders; B Button = dismiss/charge while locked on; Shake the Wii U GamePad = dismiss and charge; Plus Button = pause menu