A Treasured Nintendo Classic Arrives on the Wii System
second game in the fan-favorite Pikmin franchise originally launched for
the Nintendo GameCube console in 2004. Now Wii users can enjoy the
imaginative fun of this classic and colorful mass action strategy game,
now available at a suggested retail price of just $19.99 as part of the
value-minded, family-friendly Nintendo Selects series. The brave Captain
Olimar has returned to marshal new types of Pikmin in a wild, open-ended
adventure. On a mission to pay back his employer’s debt, Olimar and his
sidekick Louie must command squads of tiny Pikmin to help locate
valuable treasures, exploring mysterious environments and battling pesky
enemies along the way. Players of any experience level can use the Wii
Remote and Nunchuk controllers to command these curious creatures and
complete their mission. The game also invites friends to deviously pit
their Pikmin squads against one another in a rough and ruthless
• Pikmin 2 is simple to
pick up and play using the intuitive Wii Remote and Nunchuk controllers.
Players can alternate between controlling Captain Olimar and Louie as
they point the Wii Remote controller at the screen to select Pikmin and
put them to work. A swarm of up to 100 Pikmin can be commanded
simultaneously to explore new areas, locate treasures, fend off enemies
and solve puzzles.
• Pikmin 2 marks the debut of two additional
Pikmin types: white and purple. Purple Pikmin boast 10 times the
strength and weight of other colors, while white Pikmin are fast,
resistant to poison and skilled at locating hidden treasure. Returning
Pikmin types such as red, yellow and blue all have their own unique
traits and abilities, too.
• Strategy is key as players choose which
Pikmin to deploy for a given task. With more than 60 different species
of enemy characters and randomly generated dungeons that span the
planet, the game offers a fun array of challenges.
• Players can go
head to head in frantic two-player battles or team up in a cooperative
• There are no time limits in Pikmin 2, so players of
any experience level can progress through the game at their own pace,
heading straight for the action or taking time to explore the beautiful
* Additional accessories are required for multiplayer
mode and are sold separately.