Pikmen 3 logo - 640Today, Nintendo kicked off their E3 press conference with the announced of Pikmin 3. 

Along with the announcement of the game, they also announced new Rock Pikmin, and displayed the way motion controls will be integrated into the gameplay of Pikmin 3. The Wii U's all new Gamepad controller was shown demoing the game, and it honestly looks pretty slick.

The challenge mode of Pikmin 3 is available for attendees to try out on the show floor.

Check out the live stream of Nintendo's E3 briefing, or check back into the site to see what else Nintendo has in store for us.