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The "AR Idol Cards" for Kid Icarus: Uprising are pretty hard to find: Nintendo's only giving them away at certain retailer/publisher/industry events. But we know where ten of you can find a sealed pack of random cards: right here!Just tell us your favorite meal featuring eggplant, and you can enter...

March 24th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Kid Icarus: Uprising for 3DS is more than the return of a long-dormant Nintendo franchise; it's effectively the birth of a new franchise that feels nothing like anything else in Nintendo's lineup. It's fresh, exciting, funny, and has the ability to be customized deeply to the player's interest and...

March 23rd 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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To help players operate Kid Icarus: Uprising with its unconventional (and uncomfortable) circle-pad, L button, and stylus-based control scheme, Nintendo has packed a 3DS stand with every copy of the game. That way, you don't have to awkwardly support the whole weight of the system with your left ha...

March 19th 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Kid Icarus: Uprising lets you change the difficulty of every level on a sliding "Intensity" scale, affecting not just how painful a level is, but how much loot you can get out of it. This video offers an example of how the "Intensity" level can change gameplay, using a snippet from Chapter 1. Not pi...

March 19th 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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We've known for a while that Kid Icarus: Uprising will play host to hundreds of AR cards but, until now, we've been fuzzy on just how eager 3DS owners would get their hands on them. With the release a little over a week away, Nintendo has announced where and when you can snag some for yourself.Firs...

March 14th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Today's Nintendo Direct presentation shot out trailers and gameplay videos fast and furious. Once the coffee kicked in and we had a little time to organize, we got them together for you (yes, personally, for you!) in this handy-dandy post. Check out videos for Kid Icarus: Uprising, Mario Tennis Ope...

February 22nd 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Medusa's freaky self is back in Kid Icarus: Uprising, causing all kinds of trouble for our intrepid, toga-sporting protagonist Pit. According to the relaxing disembodied voice in this trailer, Pit needs to reacquire three Sacred Treasures used to defeat Medusa in the first Kid Icarus game.

February 18th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo of America has finally revealed at least one way for North Americans to get their hands on the 3D Classics remake of the NES Kid Icarus: by pre-ordering Kid Icarus: Uprising. Nintendo reported today that the download code will be delivered along with pickup of the game, from "select reta...

January 19th 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Now that the media embargo has lifted, we can rush to our keyboards and breathlessly confirm the presence of space pirates (see: interstellar buccaneers; star-sea swashbucklers) in Kid Icarus: Uprising. Look for more in our hands-on preview later today.

January 19th 2012 at 1:10pm 0 Comments
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The Circle Pad Pro is expanding its leftward reach to include Kid Icarus: Uprising on the 3DS. Without the Circle Pad Pro, Uprising players will use the stylus to aim and rotate the camera (generally with their right hands) and the 3DS' built-in circle pad to move Pit on land. The Circle Pad Pro...

January 10th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments