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The Pikmin series is a video game series developed by Nintendo EAD that focuses on manipulating Pikmin. It currently consists of three games: Pikmin, Pikmin 2, and Pikmin 3. Pikmin and Pikmin 2 have counterparts in the New Play Control! range on Wii.
Pikmin series games
Reception and sales
All three games have been scored well by critics. Pikmin 2 scores generally higher than Pikmin (e.g. scores of 90 and 89 on review aggregator Metacritic, respectively). Pikmin 3 scores were closer to those of Pikmin 2.  The total number of sales for the series is approximately 4.3 million as of September 2013.
In other games
Elements from the series also play parts in a number of other Nintendo games, most notably Super Smash Bros. Brawl and Super Smash Bros. 4, in which "Olimar & Pikmin" is a playable character, as well as a Pikmin stage—Distant Planet—and multiple soundtracks and trophies.
Pikmin have made cameo appearances in games like WarioWare: Smooth Moves and the Nintendo DSi/3DS software transfer animation, while Pikmin-themed items have appeared in Nintendogs and the Animal Crossing series.
- Pikmin 2 at Metacritic
- Pikmin at Metacritic
- Pikmin sales at VGChartz