May 1st release date

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4 years ago#1
This topic is mostly to avoid the inevitable questions about the placeholder date gamestop has posted.

http://gonintendo.com/?mode=viewstory&id=190640

Last we heard from Nintendo, Pikmin 3 was still a launch window title in the states. According to GameStop, they think quite differently. Could Pikmin 3 be in for yet another delay?

I'm still with nintendo in thinking this will be out before march 31st
No, John, unfortunately we don't have a code for "There's a man in my closet with a gun to my daughter's head." Although we obviously should.
4 years ago#2
Oh GameStop don't know what they're talking about.
I think we all remember a couple months ago, GameStop was listing all Wii U pre-orders as $99, EACH.

I wouldn't put too much weigh into this until we hear more from Nintendo.
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4 years ago#3
Wouldn't surprise me I guess. It has always seemed like Pikmin is more of a hobby type game for them.
4 years ago#4
Hopefully this isn't Nintendo's Duke Nukem Forever.
4 years ago#5
Pikmin 2 got delayed multiple times during its release windows. One reason I imported the japanese version of Pikmin 2 a year before its release in the US was because it included the English version that was unlockable with an action replay. Maybe this will happen again with Pikmin 3.
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4 years ago#6
Shane2100AD posted...
Hopefully this isn't Nintendo's Duke Nukem Forever.


I'm pretty sure that was Kirby's Return to Dream Land.
4 years ago#7
Shane2100AD posted...
Hopefully this isn't Nintendo's Duke Nukem Forever.

HA-HA!
You seriously think that Pikmin 3 will turn out anything like Duke Nukem Forever!?
???
I can only imagine Olimar (or his substitute) spewing sexist clichés, and poop jokes.

I could be wrong, but I REALLY doubt it.


As for the time delay reflecting on it's quality...
Didn't people say something similar about Metroid 64? Which later turned into Metroid Prime.
4 years ago#8
Boo Destroyer posted...
Shane2100AD posted...
Hopefully this isn't Nintendo's Duke Nukem Forever.


I'm pretty sure that was Kirby's Return to Dream Land.


LOL.
Video games are awesome.
4 years ago#9
Ghost-inZeShell posted...
Shane2100AD posted...
Hopefully this isn't Nintendo's Duke Nukem Forever.

HA-HA!
You seriously think that Pikmin 3 will turn out anything like Duke Nukem Forever!?
???
I can only imagine Olimar (or his substitute) spewing sexist clichés, and poop jokes.

I could be wrong, but I REALLY doubt it.


As for the time delay reflecting on it's quality...
Didn't people say something similar about Metroid 64? Which later turned into Metroid Prime.


I believe he / she was referring to game being delayed many times, not so much the quality / themes of the game.
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