[This is mostly my gaming story with Pikmin, if you want to see my comments on the gameplay, sound, graphics and lasting appeal skip to the bottom] This game is amazing. One of the best by far. When I first saw this in stores back in 2001 I was just a little kid, but I wanted it. I begged my mother to buy it for me for 3 years. At the end of the 3rd year, for my birthday she surprised me with it! I was ecstatic! I began playing it immediately and was instantly hooked. I played it for days on end, and finally beat it 3 days after I unwrapped it. I wasn't disappointed that I was able to beat it so easily at all. In fact, after I beat it, I wanted to do it again! In 5 weeks I had beaten it 8 times, and I was still enjoying every second of it. I played Pikmin until Pikmin 2 came out, then I switched back and forth between the two until I beat the original Pikmin for the 63rd time, and yes I actually did count. As soon as I discovered that Pikmin 2 was co-op I got my dad hooked on it too. I was always player two because Louie was just so intriguing to me. Back on topic now, Pikmin has amazing gameplay, perfect for kids, casual gamers, and even hardcore gamers. Kids and casual gamers usually take about 24-30 (In-Game) days to complete it. While hardcore gamers challenge themselves to beat it in the minimum 9 days. (9 days is the fastest anyone has ever beaten the game.) The quickest my friends and I ever beat it was 11 days. The game has amazing graphics, not to this day and age, but back in 2001 those were pretty great. The music is amazing and sound effects of the creatures and Pikmin are even better! I suggest this game to everyone. If you haven't played this, go out buy yourself a copy and play it!
yes: I recommend this product