Hey! Pikmin MastheadHey! Pikmin Masthead

Hey! Pikmin

Rating Summary

Based on 55 critic reviews
Fair Man

OpenCritic Rating


Top Critic Average


Critics Recommend

Based on 55 critic reviews
Spread the word:

General Information

Available on:Nintendo 3DSJul 28, 2017

Publisher: Nintendo

Genres: Puzzle, Platformer

Captain Olimar has crashed on an unknown planet inhabited by Pikmin! And his first 2D platformer will give you a new perspective on his adorably fierce partners. Touch the screen to throw Pikmin into action: swim with Blue Pikmin, fly with Winged Pikmin, and more to survive hostile wildlife, solve ecological puzzles, and escape!

Hey! Pikmin Critic Reviews

View All (55 total)


6.8 / 10.0

Hey! Pikmin has its moments. The stages have some neat but simple puzzles, the visuals and music are solid, the inherent cute charm of Pikmin's weird alien worlds is on full display, and discovering treasures based on common household items – and seeing Olimar's confused interpretations of them – is always good for a smile. However, the lax difficulty, slow pace, and repetitive structure drag it down quite a bit. There's not a lot of meat to Hey! Pikmin, which is disappointing when compared to the required skill and replayability of the console Pikmin games. It's good for a playthrough, but this is a voyage I can't see myself taking again.

Read full review


No Recommendation / Blank

This basic puzzle-platformer captures none of the depth and panic of Miyamoto's surreal strategy games, but a good deal of the charm.

Read full review

Metro GameCentral

5 / 10
Metro GameCentral

A 2D portable Pikmin was probably never a good idea, and this uninspiring effort does little to prove otherwise.

Read full review

Olimar's latest adventure isn't difficult, but it feels tedious

Read full review

Audience Reviews

There are no audience reviews yet! Click the button below to add the first one!

Where to Buy

Hey! PIKMIN Lift-Off Trailer - Nintendo 3DS thumbnail

Hey! PIKMIN Lift-Off Trailer - Nintendo 3DS

Pikmin 3DS Trailer thumbnail

Pikmin 3DS Trailer

Hey! Pikmin Screenshot 1