Kid Icarus: Uprising

3DS / Action Adventure / Release: Mar 23, 2012 / ESRB: E10+

Kid Icarus studio Project Sora closed

By Steve Watts, Jul 11, 2012 6:15am PDT

Project Sora, the studio founded by Masahiro Sakurai and makers of Kid Icarus: Uprising, closed on June 30.


Kid Icarus sequel 'in another 25 years,' director teases

By Andrew Yoon, May 10, 2012 2:30pm PDT

It took more than 25 years for the original NES Kid Icarus to receive a sequel. If Kid Icarus Uprising's director, Masahiro Sakurai, gets his way, it will be another 25 years to get yet another follow-up.


Kid Icarus Uprising director says dual analog controls would have been 'impossible'

By Andrew Yoon, May 03, 2012 3:30pm PDT

While Kid Icarus: Uprising was showered with critical praise upon its release, there was still one nagging complaint: the controls. So why didn't Uprising offer dual-analog controls? According to Sakurai, that would have been "impossible."


Kid Icarus: Uprising review

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 28, 2012 8:30am PDT

It's been a long time between Kid Icarus titles, but Pit is back on a new platform and all new controls.


Shacknews Daily: Mar 20, 2012 - Operation Raccoon City tops a strong release list

By Garnett Lee, Mar 20, 2012 10:30am PDT

Join Garnett Lee on this episode of Shacknews Daily. Today’s stories: highlights from this week's big name releases including Resident Evil Operation Raccoon City, Ninja Gaiden 3, and Kid Icarus on 3DS, and an update on the next round of EA games having


Kid Icarus Uprising to have 'hundreds' of AR cards

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 02, 2012 5:45pm PST

Apparently, there will be "hundreds" of real life cards you can collect for Kid Icarus' non-interactive AR mode.


Kid Icarus: Uprising multiplayer tournament leading to launch

By Steve Watts, Feb 28, 2012 4:15pm PST

Nintendo is partnering with GameStop to host a set of Kid Icarus: Uprising multiplayer tournaments prior to the game's March 23 release.


Kid Icarus: Uprising multiplayer modes detailed

By Steve Watts, Feb 22, 2012 9:45am PST

Nintendo detailed two Kid Icarus: Uprising multiplayer modes today: team-based Light vs Dark, and battle royale Free-for-All.


Kid Icarus: Uprising's 'intensity' mode explained

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 31, 2012 3:15pm PST

Kid Icarus: Uprising allows you to adjust the game's "intensity level," letting you customize how difficult you want the game. A new video shows how drastic the difference will be.


Kid Icarus 3D Classics free with Uprising pre-order

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 19, 2012 10:15am PST

Many gamers that will pick up Kid Icarus: Uprising for 3DS may never have had a chance to play the original NES game. Thankfully, Nintendo of America is offering an updated version of the 25 year old classic free with pre-orders of the game.


Kid Icarus: Uprising plastic stand included in US version as well

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 13, 2012 6:00am PST

Yesterday, we reported that Japanese copies of Kid Icarus: Uprising would include a free plastic stand to hold your 3DS. Nintendo of America has confirmed that the plastic stand will be included with US copies of the game as well.


Nintendo 3DS plastic stand included with Japanese Kid Icarus

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 12, 2012 3:30pm PST

Nintendo is bundling a plastic stand with Japanese copies of the game. The stand will position the 3DS at a playable angle and will allow you to play the game without having to hold onto the system.


Kid Icarus: Uprising uses Circle Pad Pro for lefties

By Steve Watts, Jan 11, 2012 12:30pm PST

Kid Icarus: Uprising will make use of the Circle Pad Pro, to provide an equivalent control option for left-handed gamers.


Kid Icarus: Uprising online multiplayer confirmed

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 27, 2011 8:00am PST

Nintendo has confirmed that Kid Icarus: Uprising will support both ad-hoc and online 3v3 play for its not-so-thrilling multiplayer mode.


Most Anticipated of 2012: Ozzie's Picks

By Shack Staff, Dec 26, 2011 12:00pm PST

The editorial team at Shacknews outlines their most anticipated games of 2012 individually. Next up we've got staff writer Ozzie Mejia's list of 2012 titles.