Kid Icarus is an IP that doesn't get a whole lot of love from Nintendo. Since the first game released for the NES in 1986, only two subsequent games have been released, the last of which was a 2012 3DS title, Kid Icarus: Uprising. While Nintendo sleeps on Pit's adventures some dedicated fans have made a partial remake of the original NES title. Read more...
Kid Icarus: Uprising deserved a sequel on the New 3DS. It was one of the best games I've played in the past 10 years or so, despite the occasional cramping due to the controls -- but I even managed to get used to it with huge hands on...Show More Summary
The fourth wave of Super Smash Bros. Wii U and 3DS DLC is here. Super Smash Bros. players can pick up the new Star Fox, Captain Falcon, Toad, Kid Icarus: Uprising and Monster Hunter costumes from today. The Mario Maker and Pirate Ship stages are also on offer, although the latter stage is only available […]
Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Sword Art Online Progressive Vol.2 - Manga Review • Game of the Week Kid Icarus Uprising, Zelda II • Pokémon TRPG: Unheard Echoes Ch. 1 • It’s Never Too Late to Start Playing Hearthstone (or so I’ve Convinced Myself) Read more...
Software 1. The Legend of Zelda 2. Mario Kart 7 3. Super Mario Land 4. Gunman Clive 2 5. Wario Land II 6. Super Mario Bros. 3 7. Super Smash Bros. for 3DS 8. Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D 9. Citizens of Earth 10. Kid Icarus: Uprising 11....Show More Summary
Coming from Sakurai... Supporting the CCP requires the use of some of the CPU's processing load. From the information received during the development of Kid Icarus: Uprising, this is a quite large load at around 5%. Kid Icarus: Uprising and Smash both use the maximum capability of the device, so we had to abandon the idea of CCP support. Show More Summary
Scored Kid Icarus Uprising for $16 at @ToysRUs today! pic.twitter.com/KGoKGGeWDT — RCMADIAX (@rcmadiax) April 21, 2014
Kid Icarus: Uprising is out now on Nintendo eShop on Nintendo #3DS. Sorry to keep you waiting! pic.twitter.com/tySozzZOOx — Nintendo of Europe (@NintendoEurope) April 9, 2014
Direct link here (thanks Arthur!)
Grab the bundle here or the stand itself here (thanks Kolma!)
Nintendo's dabbled in 3DS-exclusive animation before with the short-run Kid Icarus: Uprising series, and it looks like that dabbling is about to reach new heights. They're rolling out five new Nintendo Video series, starting today. The...Show More Summary
We talked about this earlier today, but here's a tweet from Sakurai that makes the news that much more official. ???????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????3DS????????????????? 10?31???? — ?? ?? (@Sora_Sakurai) October 2, 2013
Two new games on Steam's Greenlight service have been making waves and turning heads with their unique gameplay elements and visually impressive aesthetic designs. Skylands is what everyone says Kid Icarus Uprising should have been, and Krautscape is like an awesome mix of Mario Kart and Wipeout.
A portion of a USGamer review... While the original Kid Icarus is still fun, if rough, and last year's Uprising was bold and energetic, I'd still love to see a Kid Icarus follow-up in the side-scrolling spirit of the original. Full review here
The following comes from an IGN interview with Masahiro Sakurai... On working with 3DS and Wii U “Back when I was working on Kid Icarus Uprising, I was already getting a feel for the 3DS performance and the features in that hardware....Show More Summary
Direct link here (thanks GilvaSunner!)
A portion of a Nintendo Life review... Don’t be fooled by the game’s attractive visuals or the appealing similarities to Virtual-On and Kid Icarus: Uprising — it isn’t even a fraction as good or rewarding as those titles. Full review here
Sakurai gave it to me. ;) twitpic.com/8zozrn RT @zeldaprime If u like starfox and funny games, u should get Kid Icarus Uprising on 3ds! — ???? Hideki Kamiya (@PG_kamiya) March 27, 2013 I guess it's only fair for game devs to give each other their latest projects! Now Kamiya can keep busy with this while Sakurai works on Smash Bros.! Thanks to all that sent this in.
Today’s Nintendo Easter Egg is from Kid Icarus: Uprising on Nintendo #3DS. twitter.com/NintendoAmeric… — Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) March 23, 2013
A portion of a Nintendo Life interview with Pit voice actor, Antony Del Rio... NL: How did you begin your journey into voice acting? How did you come to pick up the role of Pit in Kid Icarus: Uprising? ADR: To tell you the truth, voice acting was never something I thought would be part of my career. Show More Summary