It's been nine years since the release of the last Pikmin game. And while it's still weeks away from a Western release, Pikmin 3 was released in Japan this past Saturday. But what exactly is Pikmin 3 like hands-on?
Check out the video above to see some normal gameplay, puzzle gameplay, and even a boss battle — all with commentary from yours truly.
Pikmin 3 was released for the Nintendo Wii U in Japan on July 13, 2013. It will be released in North America on August 4, 2013. Stay tuned for our import preview later this week.