Nintendo Co. this week released final details for Pikmin 3 for the Wii U.
The title tells the story of three space explorers – Alph, Brittany, and Charlie who crash land on an alien planet and must collect fruit for their home planet by battling local wildlife and working to solve puzzles.
There are a total of five Pikmin in the game: Red Pikmin are immune to fire, Blue Pikmin can survive in water and Yellow Pikmin can withstand electricity. New Pikmin include Rock Pikmin to break objects and Winged Pikmin to fly and carry items to obstacles.
The Wii U GamePad can be used for map functionality or to take pictures in the first-person camera mode.
The final game includes Story Mode and multiplayer modes like Mission Mode, Bingo Battle.
Pikmin 3, to be sold Aug. 4, will feature an army of Pikmin to command to solve puzzles, battle predators, and recover food.
The final game includes five Pikmin types, the option to split Pikmin squads, and a split-screen multiplayer battle mode.