Like Pikmin 2 before it, Pikmin 3 comes with several multiplayer modes.

The first three, Gather the Fruit, Enemy Battle, and Boss Rush are all available for two-player coop (as well as single player). The fourth is a bingo-themed versus game where two players compete to gather the items they need as quickly as possible.

What do they look like in action? Well check out the video above (filled with commentary from yours truly) to find out.

Pikmin 3 was released for the Nintendo Wii U in Japan on July 13, 2013. It will be released in North America on August 4, 2013.

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