You’ll be using the Wii U gamepad in a different way to control to the three new characters in the third installment of Nintendo’s too-cute strategy series.

Alph, Brittany and Charlie are all astronauts trying to save their home planet by bringing food back. Pikmin 3which comes out on August 4th in North America—looks like one of the prettiest Wii U games so far, with amazing water effects and bright inviting color scheme. And the Wii U Gamepad will let you scroll through the map and manage the trio of explorers from an overhead view. Check out all the details in the video above.