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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

Kid Icarus gets spruced up in this Flash remake


Jan 11
[Update: It turns out that the enhanced maps and tilesets were made by Jon Leung of VGMaps back in April 2007. He wasn't properly credited for the use of his edits. Not cool, Flip Industries. Not cool at all.] Kid Icarus wil... read

Kid Icarus gets a release date and some fun new facts


Dec 26
During Nintendo's Direct 2011 showcase, they showed off some more of Kid Icarus Uprising, a game that I had managed to forget about completely. During the game's quick spotlight, we were given some new info regarding its mult... read

Kid Icarus: Uprising gets thirteen lucky screens


Dec 14
Here are thirteen delightful screens for Kid Icarus: Uprising, the game that's been in development for 10,000,000 years. The game's finally due out in Spring of 2012, and it's looking like it might be a hot one.  I'm hop... read

Nintendo 'intentionally delayed' 3DS games to 2012


Nov 01
Nintendo has confessed that it's purposely holding back some of its upcoming 3DS games, planning to release them next year in a bid to maximize sales.  "For us to provide software titles one after another, one idea is, '... read

Kid Icarus coming to 3D Classics


Oct 21
Kid Icarus is the next game confirmed to hit the 3DS' "3D Classics" range, and at least it's a classic this time. A classic that people have tricked themselves into thinking is good despite it being a bit rubbish, but a class... read

For the most part, the games I saw and played at the EB Games Expo were impressive. None really disappointed me or made me lose hope in a franchise. Some weren't for me, some made me want to pre-order that very same minute.&n... read feature

Metroid, Dark pit, and AR action in Kid Icarus: Uprising


Oct 04
Like Metroid Prime: Hunters was for the DS, Kid Icarus: Uprising is slowly turning into the 3DS's very own "initially announced as a console selling killer app, but now is more of an afterthought" title. This video does a lo... read

Smash Bros. won't be developed until Kid Icarus is done


Sep 21
Recent rumors have cropped up concerning a game called Smash Bros. Universe for Wii U, sparking all sorts of wild debate online. Series director Masahiro Sakurai has, however, stomped on any Smash Bros. talk, claiming th... read

Kid Icarus delayed again, free 3D videos of Pit coming


Sep 13
One bit of disappointing news came from today's 3DS press event. It seems that the long-awaited Kid Icarus: Uprising has been struck with yet another delay. In a statement, Nintendo says that the development team has det... read

Star Fox, Kid Icarus, Link/Sonic porn, and more now in 3D


Aug 28
One of my favorite features of the 3DS is the ability to explore the world of mainstream media in 3D. Unfortunately, other than the still expanding Nintendo Video (which has some good stuff from college humor and few quality ... read

Smash Bros. sequel a long way off, says director


Aug 03
If you're anything like me then you're eagerly anticipating the next two games in Nintendo's outrageously brilliant Smash Bros. series which are due to hit both the new Wii U console and the 3DS. Unfortunately a recent interv... read

E3: More details revealed on Kid Icarus: Uprising


Jun 07
Last year, one of Nintendo's surprise announcements was the return of Pit with Kid Icarus: Uprising. Today, we got a few more details about the upcoming 3DS title. The plot revolves around he resurrection of Kid Icarus antago... read

New website for Kid Icarus Uprising promises parade float


May 20
There's nothing in the way of game media at the newly launched Japanese website for upcoming Nintendo 3DS game Kid Icarus Uprising. It's older trailers from last year. I suspect that it will be updated next month, closer to E... read

I have fond memories of my pre-teen self working diligently to master the frustrating world of Kid Icarus on the Nintendo Entertainment System, in an attempt to best the Eggplant Wizard and that thing they claimed was Medusa.... read feature

Watch Sakurai play Kid Icarus Uprising [Updated]


Jan 08
[Update: I swapped the video with a better one of the same event provided by deityofanime. Thanks!] I'm pretty sure that this is footage taken from Masahiro Sakurai's Nintendo full presentation on Kid Icarus: Uprising (all ... read

Kid Icarus dev suggests steady hands for 3DS enjoyment


Jan 04
This seems like a bit of a Captain Obvious post, but everybody's treating Masahiro Sakurai's comments like a big deal, so you might want to know. Basically, the Kid Icarus Uprising director has stated that you'll want a ... read






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