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Pikmin designer Masamichi Abe working on new Nintendo IP, says Tekken boss

Pikmin dsigner Masamichi Abe is said to be working on a new Nintendo IP, according to a tweet from his former colleague, Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada.

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Pikmin headlines

  • Pikmin 3 demo events being held in the UK starting this weekend

    Pikmin 3 special events will be held in the UK starting this Saturday, July 20. At these events, fans will be able to get their hands on the title before it launches.

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  • Miyamoto: new characters don't make new games

    Nintendo isn’t in a rush to establish new properties so much as to make entirely new games, according to legendary designer Shigeru Miyamoto .

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  • Miyamoto discusses birth of Pikmin concept, Olimar added much later in process

    Pikmin 3 is finally heading to Wii U early next year, and veteran designer Shigeru Miyamoto has shed light his team’s concept for the game, and how the loveable Pikmin creatures have evolved over time. For example, did you know they used to be the game’s enemies, rather than your own subservient followers? Get more […]

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  • New Super Mario Bros. 2 EU release date

    New Super Mario Bros. 2 will launch on 3DS in Europe on August 17, two days prior to its US release on August 19. New Super Mario Bros. 2 features a strong focus on Mario’s iconic gold coins; it seems it is all about the money, after all. Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask, a […]

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  • Army Corps of Hell to be North American Vita launch title

    North American gamers will have one more game choice when they pick up their PS Vita’s on launch day, as Army Corps of Hell will officially be ready in time for the launch.

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  • Army Corps of Hell: Meet Pikmin's evil twin

    Nintendo has Pikmin, it looks like maybe Sony has Army Corps of Hell. Bear with me on this. It’s a new game, just announced from Square Enix, and it’s headed straight to Vita as a launch title. And it’s more than a little bizarre.

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  • Wednesday Shorts - Deus Ex, EVO, Fallout, Pokémon video edition

    Once a sanctity of hallowed soundbites, the daily Shorts is rapidly transforming into an excuse to post videos.

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  • Miyamoto: Newly revealed Pikmin the "perfect game" Wii U

    I’m not sold on the Wii U. Wait, new Pikmin game? I’m sold on the Wii U.

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  • Retailer listing suggests Pikmin 3D imminent

    UK retailers are rushing to post their 3DS games, bundles and exclusives head of the console’s March 25 launch – and one of them has listed the much-longed for Pikmin 3D.

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  • Iwata: "Pikmin is perfect for 3D"

    Nintendo boss Satoru Iwata has dropped what may be a hint that we’re going to see a Pikmin 3D down the line in the latest Iwata Asks.

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  • Miyamoto wants Pikmin out soon so he can focus on a new character

    Mario. Link. Captain Olimar. That obnoxious talking scale from Wii Fit. Miyamoto’s got quite a legacy, but he’s far from finished.

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  • Miyamoto: Pikmin wasn't at E3 for a reason

    Shigeru Miyamoto has said, once again, that Pikmin 3 is still in the works, and there is a reason it was not shown at E3 this year.

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  • Nintendo: Trade prices for Wii-make games are lower than usual

    Nintendo has responded to yesterday’s reports that Wii-makes Pikmin and Mario Power Tennis were to retail at £39.99 – the same as a brand new game. “Nintendo do not set prices,” said a spokesperson for the company to GI. “It is up to retailers at what price they sell any item for.” “However, our trade […]

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  • Mario Power Tennis Wii dated [Update]

    Nintendo has sent word that the Mario Power Tennis Wii-make will be released on March 6th. Coming out one month after its Pikmin counterpart, this old GameCube game has added Wii-mote support plus a few other tweaks. On the subject of Pikmin, go here for loads of Wii-make screenshots. Update: GI informs us that these […]

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  • Pikmin remake to release on Christmas Day, more GameCube classics on way to Wii

    Following an announcement this morning that the original Pikmin was to be remade for Wii, this IGN article informs that the game is to release in Japan on December 25. The game, part of the new Wii De Asobu Selection brand, will follow Donkey Kong Jungle Beat, releasing on December 11. Next year, Nintendo plans […]

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  • GameCube Wii re-releases coming to Europe

    According to this N-Europe story, the GameCube re-releases announced this morning in Nintendo’s Japanese press conference will, indeed, be making their way to Europe. “The GameCube conversions will be available across Europe too,” said a Nintendo rep. “However, it’s too early to announce or discuss specific details at this time.” Yep, that means there’s going […]

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  • Pikmin Wii re-release confirmed

    Nintendo just confirmed it is to re-release Pikmin and other GameCube games for Wii under the brand “Wii de Asobu Selection” (Games You Can Play on Wii Selection). The company’s press conference is still ongoing.

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  • Miyamoto: "We're making Pikmin"

    According to approximately 8,000 reports, Shigeru Miyamoto tonight said, “We’re making Pikmin” in the Nintendo roundtable event for press at E3. That’s it. There’s no detail at all. The last released Pikmin game was Pikmin 2, way back in 2004.

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