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Palutena amiibo is an Amazon exclusive

While four of the five other major retailers have had multiple exclusive amiibo figures, Amazon's just now getting its first. Palutena, which makes up half of North America's wave 5a release, will only be available to order through Amazon a...   read

 
 
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Adorable fan-made mock-up of Kid Icarus Advance

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 Snakepixel.  None...   read

 
 
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Lady Palutena confirmed for Super Smash Bros.

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 Link. Turns out ...   read

 
 
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Review: NES Remix 2

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," and it lacke...   read

 
 



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Super Mario Crossover 3.0 is finally out

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 available for yo...   read

 
 
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Captain N concept art reveals Paperboy as the main hero

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 adventures together? ...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Crossover 3.0 is just around the corner

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 darling fan tribu...   read

 
 
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Check out the new Dead Space 3 and Kid Icarus figures

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 figure OR ELSE. Or e...   read

 
 
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Kid Icarus: Uprising OST available for special pre-order

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 a complete 3-d...   read

 
 



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Kid Icarus' Pit and P4 Arena figmas give ladies boners

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 well! With that ...   read

 
 
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Sunset for Kid Icarus Uprising dev, Project Sora shutters

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 developer close...   read

 
 
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The DTOID Show: 2012 in Retrospecticus

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 it? ...Okay fin...   read

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

[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 whatever. The Ja...   read

 
 
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You may have to wait 25 years for another Kid Icarus

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 into the game in...   read

 
 



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Kid Icarus: Uprising anime returns to Nintendo Video

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 narrative mixed w...   read

 
 
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Nintendo DLC: Kid Icarus, the good one

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 can go back to...   read

 
 
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Kid Icarus: Uprising soundtrack hits Club Nintendo Japan

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 some of the to...   read

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

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 got a preview of ...   read

 
 
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Review: Kid Icarus: Uprising

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, that all changed w...   read

 
 



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Leaked memo: Microsoft, Activision, pull support for GAME

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 the company. That...   read

 
 
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Club Nintendo peeps and more get free Kid Icarus AR cards

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 others to obtai...   read

 
 
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Check out these stills from the Kid Icarus anime shorts

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 revealed sneak peek...   read

 
 
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Multiplayer and more with Kid Icarus: Uprising

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 important to t...   read

 
 


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Kid Icarus Choco Snacks to include AR cards

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. The candy its...   read

 
 
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Sakurai: Movies are better at telling stories than games

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 seems a bit... off....   read

 
 
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"Where do dreams end and reality begin? Videogames, I suppose."- Gainax, FLCL Vol. 1 "The beach, the trees, even the clouds in the sky... everything is build from little tiny pieces of stuff. Ju...

 


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