Pikmin 3's timed missions are tough, even in co-op. Here's one of the early ones. Kotaku's Steve Marinconz and I had just seven minutes to slay a mighty monster. Could we do it?

We recorded the video a couple of days ago, if that matters to you.

For more impressions of the Wii U's first big game in a long time—and for a lot more video, including of the competitive multiplayer mode (spoiler: I annihilate Steve)—go check out my review(s) of the game.

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