Like I said before, this game is unique. It takes a little bit of thinking, logic, and good ol’ exploration to play the game, and this might turn off some casual gamers. But if you’re reading this, I guess you’re not casual, you’re HARDCORE! So give it a rent, and if you don’t beat it in 5 days, make your decision then. The game is a fresh look at what the next-generation of “new” games are going to be and overall it’s a fun experience. If you’re curious, I think the name is a play on words of “Pick-Men” because you have to “pick” the little “men” out of the ground. Just a guess! Overall, Pikmin isn’t a must-have title for the Gamecube, but it’s a good one-player experience if you don’t have any friends to play Smash Bros. with.