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3D Classics Kid Icarus is a pre-order bonus for Uprising

Nintendo of America has finally revealed at least one way for North Americans to get their hands on the 3D Classics remake of the NES Kid Icarus: by pre-ordering Kid Icarus: Uprising. Nintendo reported today that the download code will be delivered along with pickup of the game, from "select...

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Kid Icarus: Uprising trailer soars into space

Now that the media embargo has lifted, we can rush to our keyboards and breathlessly confirm the presence of space pirates (see: interstellar buccaneers; star-sea swashbucklers) in Kid Icarus: Uprising. Look for more in our hands-on preview later today....

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Kid Icarus: Uprising stays put with bundled stand [update: coming to all regions]

When I played Kid Icarus: Uprising at E3, I called the circle-pad/stylus-based controls "unwieldy" and "basically only possible if you've put the 3DS on some kind of stand." (I'm going to pretend) Nintendo was listening, as creator Masahiro Sakurai has revealed a stand peripheral, to be bundled...

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Kid Icarus: Uprising gets left-handed mode with Circle Pad Pro

The Circle Pad Pro is expanding its leftward reach to include Kid Icarus: Uprising on the 3DS. Without the Circle Pad Pro, Uprising players will use the stylus to aim and rotate the camera (generally with their right hands) and the 3DS' built-in circle pad to move Pit on land. The Circle Pad Pro...

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Play Kid Icarus in 16-bit, in your browser

Flip Industries has bridged the gap between Kid Icarus' upcoming 3DS sequel and its classic 8-bit charm with Super Kid Icarus, a 16-bit remake of the title originally released on ye olde NES. This Kid Icarus would have blown minds on the SNES, but now it's pretty, fun (pretty fun) and free to...

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Kid Icarus: Uprising, Mario Party 9, more coming in Q1 2012

Nintendo dropped its Q1 lineup on us this morning, offering highlights like the inexplicably GameStop-exclusive Circle Pad Pro and the best news of the year. But there's a lot more in the lineup than those two items -- for example, we now have a specific release date for Masahiro Sakurai's 3DS...

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Kid Icarus: Uprising delayed until 2012

Nintendo announced this morning that Kid Icarus: Uprising's flight to retail has been delayed until 2012. According to the publisher's note, the development team for the 3DS action game determined it needed more time to complete the game. Is it enough time to incorporate the functions of that...

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Nintendo's Comic-Con lounge stocked with Mario, Zelda, Rhythm Heaven, and more

To keep you from ever having to look at an actual comic at Comic-Con, another game company has announced its lineup of playable demos. You'll be able to play a great deal of Nintendo's recent and upcoming 3DS lineup, most of its Wii lineup ... and Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 2 on DS. Nintendo...

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Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS 'several years' away, Sakurai says

When Nintendo announced that Smash Bros. was en route to its Wii U and 3DS systems, longtime fans of the fighting series may have, in elation, momentarily forgotten how much time elapses during the announcement and launch. As creative lead Masahiro Sakurai explains in his weekly Famitsu column...

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Kid Icarus: Uprising multiplayer preview: Pitted against friends

For the second E3 in a row, Nintendo wowed E3-goers on stage with a presentation of Kid Icarus: Uprising. That's a nice way of saying the game still isn't out, in case you didn't pick up on that subtlety. This year, however, Nintendo did have playable demos in both single- and multiplayer. ...

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