Scroll to read more

Nintendo Players UK has launched a Pikmin 3 Deluxe community art comic contest to celebrate the upcoming real-time strategy game crash landing on Nintendo Switch.

You have until 5pm BST on Friday 23rd October to enter, with the challenge to draw a Pikmin-inspired comic with two to four panels either on paper or digitally.

Your entry will need to be submitted on Twitter using the hashtag #NPUKPikminComic, with Nintendo Players UK founders to select the best 8 comics before putting them to a public vote from Saturday 24th October.

The winner and runner up will receive a digital copy of Pikmin 3 Deluxe, with a £10 Nintendo eShop code for those that are left to secure third to eight placings.

Round 1 – Submissions 

  • The competition opens at 5pm BST on Friday 9th October.
  • Entrants have 2 weeks from the start date to submit a Pikmin-themed comic strip.
  • The comic must be 2 panels minimum, 4 panels maximum. 
  • Comics can be created on paper or digitally. Please ensure that all work is your own, and that you do not use assets created by other people or organisations.
  • Submissions are via Twitter and must contain the hashtag #NPUKPikminComic.
  • The deadline for submissions is 5PM BST on Friday 23rd October.

Round 2 – NPUK Founders Vote 

  • Nintendo Players UK founders will participate in a round of preferential voting to determine the top 8 comics from all submissions. 
  • Voting will commence at 5PM BST on Friday 23rd October, and last for 24 hours.

Round 3 – Public Vote

  • The top 8 comics with the most votes from round 2 will be posted on the NPUK Twitter page at 5PM BST on Saturday 24th October.
  • Click the like button on the relevant post to cast your vote for your favourite comic.
  • The public vote closes 5PM BST on Thursday 28th October.


Prizes

  • 1st Place: Pikmin 3 Deluxe (digital version)
  • 2nd Place: Pikmin 3 Deluxe (digital version)
  • 3rd – 8th Place: £10 Nintendo eShop code each
Author
Alex Seedhouse

Alex Seedhouse

After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.