Summary: In Pikmin 2 Captain Olimar of planet Hocotate lands into debt after escaping the Distant Planet in the last game. The president of Olimar's company sends Olimar and an employee named Louie to the Distant Planet in search of treasure to pay of the debt. There are now 2 more kinds of Pikmin.
Excerpt: Before I write this review, I have to tell you a few things about myself. Firstly, I love video games. I'm not into fighting games or shooting games or anything, but I'm a huge fan of games like Zelda and Mario, that are fun but not to easy. Secondly, I am totally obsessed with cute things.
Pros: Adorable, good fun game, good for the whole family
Excerpt: The game starts off as a delivery company in space goes bankrupt by 10'000 pocos(game currency). When our main charcter returns to his home planet and job, he discovers the financial problem and his spaceship is repossessed and whilst in despair olimar discovers that the treasures formt hge planet...
Excerpt: - - - PIKMIN 2 - - - Nintendo GameCube, 2004 Type - Strategy / Puzzle Age Group - 3+ The sequel to the first Pikmin game, this builds on the story based strategy game. The player must help cancel out the company debt of the protagonist by finding items of value on an Earth-like planet with the help...
Pros: HUGE game, No time limit, New Purple and White Pikimin ! 2 Player mode !
Cons: None - N . B . this game is only really for stategy fans
Excerpt: System: Nintendo Gamecube Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Genre: Real time RPG Players: 1/2 player simultaneous Return to the Planet of the Pikmin! and that's just how the game doesn't begin, it starts where the last game left off, you finally get your ship in tip top condition and go back...
Pros: Very fun and original
Cons: maybe too cute for some people but only in how it looks
Excerpt: With Pikmin 2, Nintendo has addressed the bulk of the shortcomings of its predecessor by crafting a game that tops the original in nearly every way. Pikmin 2 is the follow-up to 2001's Pikmin, Nintendo's unique, nature-based strategy game.
A superb game, ruined only by it's repetitiveness...
Mr. R. K. Brown, Amazon
6 February 2006
Summary: A game that truly appeals to all age-groups! At 26 I can quite comfortably sit down and play this game for hours on end. Although it does become a little repetitive in places, there are very few games out there that don't!
Excerpt: remember playing the first Pikmin game when it was released shortly after the GameCube launch. The player assumed the role of the hapless Captain Olimar, whose spaceship crashed on a mysterious planet, scattering ship parts everywhere.