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posted by matthew13 (CHESWICK, PA) Jun 11, 2012

Member since Jul 2010

4 out of 5 gamers (80%) found this review helpful

I am going to buy the game tomorrow cause I thought the game was AWESOME & COOL!!!!!!!!

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Good but repetitive

posted by Megafan200 (INEZ, KY) Jun 30, 2012

Member since Jun 2012

2 out of 3 gamers (67%) found this review helpful

Good game i rentend to play as the dou olimar and louie but after two days i got bored because you do the same thing over and over again and after you beat the game you do it again only with the president as your sidekick the mutiplayer is good but it gets boring to, so rent it dont buy it.

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Just as good as the Gamecube version

posted by JMichaud (BETHESDA, MD) Jun 22, 2012

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4 out of 7 gamers (57%) found this review helpful

Back in 2001, the game Pikmin 2 came out – a sequel to the smash it original.
Now, in 2012, the second installment comes out for the Wii, and it keeps much of the original gameplay, looks, combat, and little guys who carry really big items.
For those of us who don’t know what the game is about, Pikmin 2 is about a guy named Olimar who has to journey to a planet filled with little guys and use said guys to beat up monsters, blow open obstacles, and gather up treasures to pay off a massive debt.
But these little guys are dived into five colors. There’s red Pikmin which are fire type creatures, blue Pikmin who are water types (and only ones that can safely swim over water), yellow Pikmin who are electric type and can be thrown very far, white Pikmin, the poison type, and purple Pikmin, the heavy, strong fighters.
The trick here is to make up your army of just the right types of Pikmin to defeat the monsters, get past the obstacles and get the treasures. This is where the fun lies.
And it’s also fun to search through four different areas and several underground lairs for those treasures. Pikmin 2 is one game that will make time fly by.
But there are a few problems with the Wii version. First off, it’s a copy of the Gamecube version – which you can probably get for $10 (they’re asking $20 for the Wii version.)
And I don’t like the save system which makes starting parts of the game over again a real pain.
Pikmin 2 is a lot of fun to play, and fans of the game will want to get it to relive past memories. It’s a definite rent, and a possible buy.

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