Nintendo Announces Pikmin 2 for the Wii

Posted on May 16, 2012

Nintendo has Pikmin 2 will makes its U.S. debut for the Wii on June 10 as part of the Nintendo Selects lineup. The game will have a suggested retail price of $19.99.

Nintendo says Pikmin 2 has updated controls optimized for the Wii console. Players help Captain Olimar and his assistant, Louie, salvage treasures and return them to their home planet. In addition to the original red, blue and yellow Pikmin from the first game, players can also take command of purple and white Pikmin. Pikmin 2 also features a two-player split-screen multiplayer battle mode.

Here's the trailer for the game from Nintendo.

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