Kid Icarus Comparison – NES Classic Edition Vs. Wii U, Wii Virtual Console and 3D Classics

Nintendo World Report has compiled footage from the 1986 Kid Icarus title on its various re-releases across the Wii U, Wii Virtual console, and 3D classics, and has compared it with the upcoming NES Classic Edition. The NES classic is due to be released this week, and has three different display modes: CRT filter: Looks … Continue reading Kid Icarus Comparison – NES Classic Edition Vs. Wii U, Wii Virtual Console and 3D Classics

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Video: Here’s Some Information About The Lost Kid Icarus Wii Game

You may remember that quite a few year's back a rumour popped up on IGN stating that Kid Icarus was being developed for the original Wii. The game was being discussed by Nintendo in 2007 and the developer the company choose to reboot the acclaimed franchise was none other than Factor 5, the developers behind the successful … Continue reading Video: Here’s Some Information About The Lost Kid Icarus Wii Game

Rumor: Palutena Amiibo Will Not Be A Retailer Exclusive In The US

According to a reliable source from NintendoInquisitor, the Palutena amiibo (supposedly) due July 31st will not be retailer exclusive. While the other Kid Icarus collectible, Dark Pit, will be coming exclusively to Best Buy, Palutena may be heading to all major retailers. It seems if you are an amiibo collector, the next mini-wave will be a lot … Continue reading Rumor: Palutena Amiibo Will Not Be A Retailer Exclusive In The US

Themes Based On Metroid And Kid Icarus Hit The Nintendo 3DS Theme Shop

https://twitter.com/NintendoAmerica/status/581266897288761345 Nintendo has released additional Nintendo 3DS themes based on NES classics Metroid and Kid Icarus. The new themes are now available in the handheld's Theme Shop. 3DS and New Nintendo 3DS users can customize their system by applying themes to their HOME Menu background, icons and folders. The Theme Shop also includes special themes … Continue reading Themes Based On Metroid And Kid Icarus Hit The Nintendo 3DS Theme Shop

Smash Bros Creator Says Stories In Games Are ‘Honestly Irksome To Me’

Masahiro Sakurai, the creator of Kid Icarus: Uprising and the Super Smash Bros series has taken to his Famitsu column to discuss video game narrative. Sakurai says that the majority of video game stories don't actually match up with the gameplay, which actually makes gamers annoyed, rather than moved by the tale being told. He says he just … Continue reading Smash Bros Creator Says Stories In Games Are ‘Honestly Irksome To Me’

New Super Mario Bros U And Paper Mario 3DS Playable At PAX Prime

This year’s PAX Prime event will be action-packed, thanks to special game sampling opportunities and activities from Nintendo. Taking place Aug. 31 through Sept. 2 at Seattle’s Washington State Convention Center, the show will offer attendees the opportunity to play the groundbreaking Wii U system and several upcoming games, including Pikmin 3, ZombiU and New … Continue reading New Super Mario Bros U And Paper Mario 3DS Playable At PAX Prime

Series 2 Of Kid Icarus: Uprising AR Cards Launching This Summer

Nintendo has announced that the second series of Kid Icarus: Uprising AR Card packs will be distributed at a number of events starting Aug. 3. Building upon the popular first series of cards distributed around the launch of the game, the Series 2 AR Cards feature different characters, enemies, weapons and items that appear in Kid Icarus: Uprising. … Continue reading Series 2 Of Kid Icarus: Uprising AR Cards Launching This Summer

Kid Icarus Arrives On North American Nintendo 3DS eShop

The "8-bit Summer" series continues with Kid Icarus - Of Myths and Monsters from 1991. Angel Land is up to its halos in woes as mythical monsters are running rampant. Pit, the original Kid Icarus, must save the realm again. The "Game of the Weekend" program is featuring Mario's Picross. For a limited time, this fun and … Continue reading Kid Icarus Arrives On North American Nintendo 3DS eShop

Kid Icarus Uprising Sold 135,000+ Copies First Week In The US

NPD analyst Anita Frazier has revealed to IGN that Kid Icarus: Uprising for the Nintendo 3DS managed to sell over 135,000 copies during its first week on sale. Nintendo rather strangely neglected to issue a press release detailing their hardware and software sales in North America during March. Mario Party 9: 230,000+ Kid Icarus: Uprising: … Continue reading Kid Icarus Uprising Sold 135,000+ Copies First Week In The US