Metascore
64

Mixed or average reviews - based on 5 Critic Reviews

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. Nov 2, 2021
    80
    Pikmin Bloom is much more of a life companion app than something to feverishly devour as long as your battery permits — it feels like a far 'healthier' experience for body and mind than many free-to-play games, and Niantic accomplishes its goals well. Time will tell whether it has anything like the staying power and pull of Pokémon GO, but where that game can feel like an insurmountable climb if you've put it down for any length of time, with no hope of catching 'em all, Pikmin Bloom is more of an old friend you haven't seen in years but you just pick up where you left off. Fire it up with appropriate expectations, and you'll likely have a blooming good time with it.
  2. Nov 4, 2021
    70
    Pikmin Bloom isn’t the next Pokemon Go, but it is a cute way to walk more often with Nintendo’s plucky plant-like pals by your side.
  3. Nov 10, 2021
    68
    Not quite a proper video game, Pikmin Bloom is a sort of a glorified pedometer that can actually help you go outside and walk in an original way.
  4. 60
    It’s gently whimsical and considerably less mechanically complex than either Pokémon Go or Wizards Unite and while it does offer some encouragement to go out and get some fresh air, it’s almost more pedometer than game, and is all but pointless on a tablet.
  5. Nov 22, 2021
    50
    Pikmin Bloom is a fine AR experience, but sadly it’s just not a good game. With the volume (and intensity) of bugs, the lack of things to actually do and a poor economy, Bloom's player base feels likely to wither without significant change. However, the game does already have a core group of players who absolutely love it, so watch this space. With enough bug fixes and quality of life improvement, Pikmin Bloom may well blossom into something worth playing.
User Score
6.5

Mixed or average reviews- based on 8 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 8
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 8
  3. Negative: 2 out of 8
  1. Nov 17, 2021
    8
    Pikmin Bloom est bien plus une application qu’un jeu. Elle peut vous accompagner dans vos exercices de marches et de courses sans problème etPikmin Bloom est bien plus une application qu’un jeu. Elle peut vous accompagner dans vos exercices de marches et de courses sans problème et sans nécessité d’attention continu. Elle peut être utilisé à tout moment rapidement même dans de simple déplacements. Moins riche en fonctionnalité que Pokémon Go, elle peut se faire discrète et se rend plus accessible, même après une période de non-utilisation. Elle ne vous pousse à la lancé tout les jours. Pikmin Bloom vous accompagnera très simplement et discrètement vos fils de vos déplacements.

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  2. Nov 11, 2021
    9
    It's cute! It's not nearly as stressful nor content packed as Pokemon Go or Wizards Unite, but if you're an active person and seek out parksIt's cute! It's not nearly as stressful nor content packed as Pokemon Go or Wizards Unite, but if you're an active person and seek out parks and recreations, it can be quite a blast and a satisfying experience. It's fun to collect and name the pikmin and as you level up, you do unlock more things to do. I just unlocked challenges and it was very satisfying to complete one and get a few cool things.

    It may be more of a niche experience than Niantics two other big games, but for those of us that get it, it's quite cute and fun. Always challenges me to get more steps in as well. I'm an active and athletic person so I tend to get a lot of steps in a day (usually hatch a huge seedling before a day is up), and I'm challenged each day to raise the bar even higher for this game.

    It's also nice, too, that I feel I don't even have to spend a penny on here for any better experience, though, with it being new and I'm sure others feel the same way, they will probably add content that will cause someone to feel like spending money on the game. I'm wondering how that will change my experience in the long term, but for now, I'm enjoying my time with this. You can also log pictures and journal entries for each day. So it's nice to look back on the days/week you've had.
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  3. Nov 10, 2021
    8
    So, I started playing Pokémon go to get out walking more; and I did for a while, and my dog loved it, because I took him too, and we pitSo, I started playing Pokémon go to get out walking more; and I did for a while, and my dog loved it, because I took him too, and we pit patted around the block. But, it eventually devolved into this addicting game where I was driving around to wait around and battle giant Pokémon in raids with a group of people. And I was sitting on the coach trading Pokemon with my brother and nephew for ‘lucky’ ones an hour at a time. So, I decided to try Pikmin Bloom! Now I am getting up early to walk long, and fast, spreading flowers across the world. Sure, Pikmin might not be as cool as Pokemon, and the gameplay pretty basic, but I’m getting out and getting exercise! And I don’t have to stare at my phone as much! It’s motivating me to be healthier. I used to be a runner and suffered a bad back injury, and can only walk now, and Pikmin was just the thing I needed. :) it will be interesting to see how the game evolves moving forward and if the game will be able to hold my attention, in a healthy way, and keep these positive changes flowing. Full Review »