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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...

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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....

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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 ...

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Flip Industries has bridged the gap between Kid Icarus' upcoming 3DS sequel and its classic 8-bit charm with Super Kid Icarus, a 16-bit remake of the title originally released on ye olde NES. This Kid Icarus would have blown minds on the SNES, but now it's pretty, fun (pretty fun) and free to ...

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Nintendo dropped its Q1 lineup on us this morning, offering highlights like the inexplicably GameStop-exclusive Circle Pad Pro and the best news of the year. But there's a lot more in the lineup than those two items -- for example, we now have a specific release date for Masahiro Sakurai's 3DS ...

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Nintendo announced this morning that Kid Icarus: Uprising's flight to retail has been delayed until 2012. According to the publisher's note, the development team for the 3DS action game determined it needed more time to complete the game. Is it enough time to incorporate the functions of that ele...

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When Nintendo announced that Smash Bros. was en route to its Wii U and 3DS systems, longtime fans of the fighting series may have, in elation, momentarily forgotten how much time elapses during the announcement and launch. As creative lead Masahiro Sakurai explains in his weekly Famitsu column (t...

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For the second E3 in a row, Nintendo wowed E3-goers on stage with a presentation of Kid Icarus: Uprising. That's a nice way of saying the game still isn't out, in case you didn't pick up on that subtlety. This year, however, Nintendo did have playable demos in both single- and multiplayer. Wai...

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Nintendo has announced that Kid Icarus Uprising will include an adversarial multiplayer mode. The footage shown during Nintendo's E3 press conference featured several knight-like characters duking it out in traditional deathmatch multiplayer. According to Nintendo president Reggie Fils-Aime, play...

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From the moment you pick up the game, Masahiro Sakurai's influence is immediately evident. Like Smash Bros. Brawl before it, Kid Icarus manages to be simultaneously accessible and satisfying. The frenetic on-rails action, variety of perspectives, and onslaught of bizarre enemies make it reminiscent...

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Did you hear? It's got a built-in pedometer! The 3DS measures your steps as you walk -- right there in your pocket! Even better: You can pull the thing out whenever and snap all kinds of pics -- the thing's got three cameras! And get this: It also pipes out music, browses the internet and even pl...

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One of the highlights of this weekend's Nintendo World 2011 event was a Kid Icarus: Uprising presentation, during which producer Masahiro Sakurai demonstrated the game live on stage. If you'd like to see that entire half-hour presentation, Nintendo has posted it on Ustream. If you'd prefer to jus...

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According to a GamesMaster interview with Project Sora head Masahiro Sakurai (excerpted by ONM) 3DS flagship title Kid Icarus: Uprising might feature Kids Icarus, plural. "The online capabilities are currently being tested," Sakurai said. "There could be some versus play but we can't go into any det...

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Speaking to Techland, Kid Icarus: Uprising producer Masahiro Sakurai described how the new 3DS franchise revival came about. Essentially, all of the distinguishing characteristics of the game came into the picture separately. First, Sakurai decided that he wanted to make a shooting game for Ninte...

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Here's the unfair thing about the Kid Icarus Uprising trailer that we've posted after the break -- we got to see it running on a 3DS (in 3D) just yesterday, so we're pretty bored with all these silly two dimensional videos running on our computers. Sure, the game looks purty and features some prett...

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You remember Kid Icarus in Smash Bros. Brawl? That's what Kid Icarus looks like in his new game, Kid Icarus Uprising for the 3DS. Seriously, we were straight up shocked at how impressive the graphics are for a handheld title. Nintendo announced the title at this morning's presser as "Project Sora" ...

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