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Kid Icarus

Kid Icarus

Adorable fan-made mock-up of Kid Icarus Advance


By one of the creators of Cats Outernet
Jan 21
We've seen a lot of great indie developers propose fun reinventions of classic Nintendo franchises lately. The sports-action Daisy title imagined Konjak looks amazing, as does the concept for a new Wario Land game by Snakepi... read
Smash Bros.

Lady Palutena confirmed for Super Smash Bros.


The Kid Icarus star is the latest addition to the roster
Jun 10
The roster for Super Smash. Bros. keeps growing and growing as we found out at the end of Nintendo's E3 Digital Event. Reggie snuck in a little teaser that showed a cartoon of Palutena arriving to help out Pit as he battles L... read
A better remix with stronger samples
NES Remix was able to scratch an itch for many retro enthusiasts out there, but it lacked a certain spark that made it a must-buy for the average gamer. It would be hard to really consider half of the selections "classic... read feature

Super Mario Crossover

Super Mario Crossover 3.0 is finally out


Work on the team's original game, Super Retro Squad, is progressing slowly
Aug 03
Super Mario Crossover, the pixel-for-pixel recreation of Super Mario Bros. that features a selectable cast of NES stars, was all set for the big 3.0 update this past June. It was unfortunately delayed a month, but it is now a... read
Captain N concept art

Captain N concept art reveals Paperboy as the main hero


Also, Mega Man was supposed to have a Mega family!?
Jun 23
Captain N: The Game Master is a show that simply couldn't exist today. A gathering of videogame heroes and villains from all your favorite NES games, of both the first- and third-party variety, interacting and going on advent... read
Super Mario Crossover 3.0

Super Mario Crossover 3.0 is just around the corner


Third major version of the star-studded fan game coming in May or June
Apr 28
Three years ago as of yesterday, indie dev Exploding Rabbit's Super Mario Bros. Crossover was unleashed online, and the reception couldn't have been warmer. For the benefit of the unfortunate few who haven't heard of this da... read

Check out the new Dead Space 3 and Kid Icarus figures


Plus the return of Mega Man X
Dec 18
Kotobukiya is working on a new Isaac Clarke figure based on his latest look in Dead Space 3. The 1/6-scale figure will feature light-up LEDs, a ball-jointed neck, and will be available June 2013. Dear Santa, I need this figur... read

Kid Icarus: Uprising OST available for special pre-order


Aug 13
Yes, the folks in Japan really got a lot of Kid Icarus: Uprising soundtrack love. Not only did Club Nintendo put out a single-disc 'best of' compilation CD, but Sleigh Bells, the record label of Yasunori Mitsuda, is releasing... read

Kid Icarus' Pit and P4 Arena figmas give ladies boners


Jul 30
One of the unspoken but generally understood tasks of Destructoid is to make sure you guys part with your hard-earned cash on frivolous crap that you probably don't need, because dammit, I'm poor and all of you should be as w... read

Sunset for Kid Icarus Uprising dev, Project Sora shutters


Jul 11
Perhaps the studio that revived Kid Icarus flew too close to greatness, Andriasang reports that Project Sora has melted away after the release of its first and only game. According to its official website, the ... read

The DTOID Show: 2012 in Retrospecticus


Jul 01
I know what you're thinking. "But Tara, the year's only half over!" Well yes, technically that's true, but it doesn't mean we can't stop and take a moment to gather our thoughts on this year's video game releases, does ... read

Japan gets 3-disc Kid Icarus: Uprising OST, we get jack


Jun 23
[Header by Casval-Lem-Daikun] Club Nintendo of Japan offered purchasers of Kid Icarus: Uprising a 25-track sampler CD of the game's music for but a handful of points, and the rest of the world got squat. Annoying? Sure, but w... read

You may have to wait 25 years for another Kid Icarus


May 10
Say it ain't so, Lady Palutena! When asked point blank by IGN regarding a potential Kid Icarus: Uprising sequel, project head and famed Smash Brothers creator Masahiro Sakurai had this to say: “because we pushed a lot i... read

Kid Icarus: Uprising anime returns to Nintendo Video


May 05
Despite it's flaws, Kid Icarus: Uprising did a lot of things right. The game channels a particular energy that is usually only found in a certain brand of 80's and 90's anime. The light weight, sweet-and-strange narrati... read

Nintendo DLC: Kid Icarus, the good one


Apr 19
Oooh, sick burn! Naw, I'm just playing. Kind of. Kid Icarus: Uprising was all over the place, but some of the downer segments made washing over the good stuff, and the whole mess had me longing for the good ol' days. Today we... read

Kid Icarus: Uprising soundtrack hits Club Nintendo Japan


Apr 03
Okay, whether you loved or hated the ground combat in Kid Icarus: Uprising, I think we can all agree that the soundtrack was fantastic. Masahiro Sakurai took away an important lesson from Super Smash Bros. Brawl by recruiting... read

The DTOID Show: Kid Icarus, Dishonored, and PANDAS!


Mar 19
Happy Monday, folks! Max and I are back from our weekend vacations in Hangover City, and before you ask, yes - we brought souvenirs. By which I mean, we brought back gaming news thinly disguised as souvenirs. Today, we've go... read

Of all Nintendo's classic franchises, Kid Icarus is one that has sorely been lacking in love, with protagonist Pit's failing to make even a playable Super Smash Bros. appearance until Brawl rolled around in 2008. However, tha... read feature

Leaked memo: Microsoft, Activision, pull support for GAME


Mar 15
GAME is still dragging its broken legs behind itself as it crawls across a field of broken glass, suffering further indignity today with reports that both Microsoft and Activision have decided to pull back their support of th... read

Club Nintendo peeps and more get free Kid Icarus AR cards


Mar 14
One of the hooks of the upcoming Kid Icarus: Uprising is the use of AR Cards to play special augmented reality minigames. The game itself will come with six cards randomly drawn from a pool of 20, but there are still tons of ... read

Check out these stills from the Kid Icarus anime shorts


Mar 07
You might remember that, at September's 3DS conference, Nintendo announced a series of animated shorts to be streamed on 3DS' Nintendo Video this year. On March 5, a series of tweets from the respective animation studios reve... read

It goes without saying that Nintendo has a lot riding on the revival of their winged warrior in Kid Icarus: Uprising. It’s the first major, first-party release of the year for the thriving 3DS and something even more... read feature

Kid Icarus Choco Snacks to include AR cards


Feb 13
Get ready to start snacking on some Japanese treats, as there is going to some exclusive AR cards packaged in boxes of Kid Icarus: Uprising Choco Snacks. There are 20 different cards to collect, with one included in each pack... read

Sakurai: Movies are better at telling stories than games


Feb 05
I'm feeling pretty cautious about Kid Icarus: Uprising. I'm still buying the game day one, but I'm not going to be surprised if I end up somewhat disappointed with it in the end. Everything about the title just seem... read

Pre-order Kid Icarus: Uprising, get 3D Classics original


Jan 28
Still on the fence on whether or not you'll be getting Kid Icarus: Uprising for 3DS when it's released this March? The fact that it comes with a stand not enough for you? How about a free download of the original NES classic,... read

Kid Icarus: Uprising screens are full of monsters


Jan 23
Here's another tasty wad of Kid Icarus: Uprising screenshots for you. The main theme appears to be bosses, as many images feature huge, roaring monsters that will doubtless need taking down. Monsters are assholes like that.&n... read

The DTOID Show: The world's tiniest hamburger for dolls


Jan 20
If you thought you'd seen the smallest food mankind was capable of making... think again, because I've got pictures that prove otherwise. The impossibly tiny food at Capcom's Fright Club last night has provided us with enoug... read

Soar above the clouds in this Kid Icarus Uprising trailer


Jan 19
If you somehow missed my preview for Kid Icarus: Uprising -- which you can read here -- Nintendo was also kind enough to send over a new gameplay trailer the helps do this beautiful game, a little more justice than the onsla... read

"I can't believe I'm actually flying!" These are some of the first words that Nintendo's, once forgotten hero, Pit utters in disbelief during the opening moments of Kid Icarus: Uprising -- his long awaited return to the foref... read feature

The return of Mr. Angry Eyes, Kid Icarus edition


Jan 17
Masahiro Sakurai can't catch a break. The "angry eyes" curse that plagued the Kirby series seems to have followed him to Project Sora and rooted itself in Kid Icarus: Uprising. How dare he try to present a character who is cu... read

Standageddon: Kid Icarus: Uprising comes with a stand


Jan 15
Kid Icarus: Uprising will be bundled with some free AR cards and a special stand for your 3DS. Placing your console on the stand will make it easier to play the game, as you wont have to support the weight of the console... read

This entire week, we have covered our most anticipated 2012 games for the 360, PS3, Wii, and PC. Now it's time for Tony Ponce and I to enter the hardcore, baby-making world of portables. With the Nintendo DS going out with a ... read feature







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