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Pikmin series

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The general logo for the Pikmin series.

The Pikmin series is a video game series owned by Nintendo that focuses on using Pikmin to perform various tasks, such as carrying objects and fighting enemies. It consists of 3 main games, 3 re-releases, 2 spin-off games, and various other media.


Release timeline:

2001 Pikmin
2004 Pikmin 2
2008 New Play Control! Pikmin
2009 New Play Control! Pikmin 2
2013 Pikmin 3
2017 Hey! Pikmin
2020 Pikmin 3 Deluxe
2021 Pikmin Bloom
2023 Pikmin 4

Main games and re-releases[edit]


Secondary media[edit]

Main characters[edit]

Reception and sales[edit]

The main three games have been scored well by critics. Pikmin 2 scores generally higher than Pikmin (e.g. scores of 90[1] and 89[2] on review aggregator Metacritic, respectively). Pikmin 3 scores were closer to those of Pikmin 2.[3] Hey! Pikmin received average reviews, with criticism aimed at its simplistic puzzles.[4] The total number of sales for the series is approximately 5.93 million as of March 2021,[5] with the best-selling game in the series being Pikmin 3 Deluxe.

In other games[edit]

Main article: Pikmin in other media.

Elements from the series also play parts in a number of other Nintendo games, most notably Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, in which Olimar is a playable character, and two Pikmin-themed stages appear – Distant Planet and Garden of Hope. There are also 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.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Pikmin 2 on Metacritic
  2. ^ Pikmin on Metacritic
  3. ^ Pikmin 3 on Metacritic
  4. ^ Hey! Pikmin on Metacritic
  5. ^ Pikmin games search on VGChartz, retrieved on March 22nd, 2021