Kid Icarus: Uprising for 3DS

On: 3DS
Kid Icarus: Uprising

The classic franchise returns after a great absence.

VideoGamer.com Score:

8

Our Verdict: A triumphant return for a forgotten hero; a dazzling, silly, beautiful adventure that mostly, but never completely, overcomes its control woes.

Latest Articles for Kid Icarus: Uprising

Kid Icarus Uprising studio has been closed

The studio was formed in 2009 by Masahiro Sakurai, with the help of investment by Nintendo and Sakurai's Sora studio.

1 Publish date Jul 11 2012

Kid Icarus director defends control scheme

Kid Icarus Uprising was received pretty well, but its control system proved too problematic for some gamers. However, the game's director Masahiro Sakurai isn''t sure how this could have been improved.

1 Publish date May 4 2012

Additional Kid Icarus AR Idol Cards coming to Europe

Kid Icarus: Uprising will soon be extended with the release of additional AR Idol Cards in Europe, Nintendo has announced.

Publish date Apr 23 2012

Mass Effect 3 smashes one million first month sales in the US

Mass Effect 3 sold over one million copies during its first month on sales in the US, topping the video game chart for the five week period ended March 31, 2012, the NPD Group has revealed.

Publish date Apr 13 2012

3DS hardware sales boosted in Japan by Kid Icarus

The Nintendo 3DS saw a 50 per cent boost in sales last week thanks to the launch of long-time coming Kid Icarus: Uprising, Media Create reports.

Publish date Mar 29 2012

UK Video Game Chart: FIFA Street too strong for Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City

FIFA Street holds on at the top of the All Formats All Prices UK video game chart, despite a 44 per cent dip in sales and a busy week of new releases.

Publish date Mar 26 2012

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Kid Icarus Uprising studio has been closed in Article Comments

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Project Sora was just a small subsidiary studio of the it's parent company (Sora Ltd), which is still in business and is still an exclusive second party developer for Nintendo. I assume that since...

by MJTH

Kid Icarus director defends control scheme in Article Comments

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Yahtzee did the best review (critique) of this game and offered a more simple control suggestion in the process. I'm sure Masahiro just wasn't thinking hard enough.

by munkee

3DS hardware sales boosted in Japan by Kid Icarus in Article Comments

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The Nintendo 3DS saw a 50 per cent boost in sales last week thanks to the launch of long-time coming Kid Icarus: Uprising, Media Create reports.

Game Stats

Release Date: 23/03/2012
Publisher: Nintendo
Genre: Action
Rating: PEGI 12+
Site Rank: 2,508 286
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