Average User Score: 8.7Aug 8, 2013This game has the Nintendo charm that I wanted on a Nintendo game, especially considering it is the first MAJOR Nintendo software for the WiiThis game has the Nintendo charm that I wanted on a Nintendo game, especially considering it is the first MAJOR Nintendo software for the Wii U that really shows that every bit of charm Nintendo had in it's games 20 years ago still prevails in this wonderful game.
The environment is much, much better than what I expected (to those who say the ground textures look horrible, I would have agreed with you if I had never even seen the game in person). Beautiful creatures (some of the bosses are just booming with Wii U-power enhancements), cutesy pikmin (have you even seen how adorable those pink pikmin are??) and three awfully charming characters, Pikmin 3 retains the same wow-factor Pikmin 1 and 2 had back in the days.
The game controls very well, but only if you have a Wii Remote Nunchuck. Any other way to play this game is just drawing your experience away from some of the fast-paced levels in this game, which is disappointing, considering the fact Wii remotes aren't even included with the Wii U SKU's. The Wii U gamepad takes on the role of a map, displaying important information such as pikmin location, directions, etc. Though this isn't the revolutionary use of touchscreen Nintendo had promised, it does live up to being a welcomed addition to the game.
Overall I would rate this a 9.5 (rounding it up makes it 10 … Expand
Average User Score: 6.6Nov 12, 2011Its is too different from the other games. Ever since DH P1, this game did not deserve to have any critical acclaim. Moving on to a tps isIts is too different from the other games. Ever since DH P1, this game did not deserve to have any critical acclaim. Moving on to a tps is just dumb and boring. I loved Harry potter for the way it was (g ame) but this was just too shocking. The developers though "Oh people love shooting so let's make one for Harry potter!" Most disappointing game ever. Don't buy this if you loved previous games.… Expand