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Some 25 years after the original Kid Icarus game for NES captured the hearts and imaginations of gamers worldwide, Kid Icarus: Uprising brings the action and adventure of this beloved series to new heights – and new visual dimensions – on the Nintendo 3DS system. The dark goddess Medusa and her Underworld Army have returned, and they’ve got their sights set on the heroic angel Pit. With the aid of Palutena, goddess of light and guardian of the human race, Pit must fend off this malevolent threat. The richly immersive graphics of the Nintendo 3DS system offer incredible depth as Pit battles enemies by air and by land.


  • Designed by Masashiro Sakurai – creator of Kirby and Super Smash Bros. – Kid Icarus: Uprising is an epic, action-packed odyssey that unfolds with stunning 3D visuals. The game also includes fully-voiced levels and an amazing soundtrack.
  • Each Chapter delivers nonstop action and is broken up into two sections: Air Battle and Land Battle. In Air Battle the action unfolds like a dynamic guided shooter. When Pit is facing enemies in Land Battle, the game play handles more like a third-person shooter.
  • Collect different weapons and learn the unique characteristics of each weapon type as you determine which weapon is best suited for each battle.
  • Experience an innovative take on multiplayer battles in Light vs. Dark, as two teams battle on land whittling away at the other team’s health meter each time a team member is defeated. The team battle then changes to a man-hunt once one team’s meter is emptied. The opposing team must target the other team’s lone angel to win the match.
  • The game includes AR Card compatibility. Using the built-in 3D camera on the Nintendo 3DS system, the game recognizes countless specially designed AR Cards, with animated game characters popping up in 3D on the game screen and even battling each other when two cards face off.
  • The game’s simple, intuitive play control has players hold the system in their left hand, while the right hand uses the stylus on the touch screen for targeting. The controls are simple enough to be grasped quickly, but offer layers of depth and strategy for advanced maneuvers.

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PwnageMaster67 and 96 others own Kid Icarus: Uprising
Oct 07, 14 12:47am

Kid Icarus on the NES was a game that was so ambitious, that it toppled under its own weight....

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Jul 19, 14 2:49pm
I finally got around to getting this game. Enjoying it so far, despite the awkward controls. KidIcarusUprising 3DS
Jun 01, 13 12:21am
It has the crafting of Minecraft, and the shooting of COD. A balance in perfect harmony... KidIcarusUprising 3DS
Jun 01, 13 12:19am
Totally my kind of game! KidIcarusUprising 3DS
May 02, 13 8:01am
added a cheat
Dec 27, 12 4:49am
This is so fast paced, and the weapons and crafting is awesome. This, Pokemon and Smash Bros. are Nintendo's finest in multiplayer games. KidIcarusUprising 3DS
Dec 06, 12 12:32pm

Kid Icarus: Uprising is my all time favorite game. In the game you play as a...

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Jul 10, 12 4:53pm
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Jun 19, 12 4:11am

As much as I feel like saying "holy shit it's Capsized all over again", I can't,...

May 30, 12 11:56pm

This review uses a weighted total
Graphics – 20%
3D Effect – 5%
Game Play – 40%
Plot – 15%

May 29, 12 1:54pm
added a cheat
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May 24, 12 5:45pm

Kid Icarus: Uprising is the game that every Kid Icarus fan has been waiting for since...

May 09, 12 5:24pm
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May 05, 12 11:05am
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May 01, 12 8:10am
Mine is JPN version. Pit is very cute~ I love him. KidIcarusUprising 3DS
  • Genre: Action Shooter (3DS)
  • Perspective(s): Third Person
  • Developer: Sora Ltd.
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Released
    North AmericaMar 23, 2012
    EuropeMar 23, 2012
    JapanMar 22, 2012
    AustraliaMar 29, 2012
  • Player Info:
  • Online Multi-player (1-6)
  • Also known as:
  • Shin Hikari Shinwa: Palutena no Kagami in Japan
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8.3 / 10
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