“Pikmin” makes the jump to handheld

By Z. Galaxy

It has been four long years for “Pikmin” fans since the release of “Pikmin 3.” The series, though starting in 2001, has only three titles to its name, with no known future for another.

That is, until the most recent Nintendo Direct.pikmin

On July 28, 2017, a spin-off title called “Hey! Pikmin” for the Nintendo 3DS will hit store shelves worldwide.

However, we are not playing a real-time strategy game, trying to protect Captain Olimar from a horrible fate. We are not treasure-hunting with a partner to save Hocotate Freight. We are not worrying about running out of juice before we finish carrying fruit back to the ship.

We are playing a side-scroller.

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