Kid Icarus Uprising for the Nintendo 3DS

Since E3 we’ve heard quite a bit about Nintendo’s upcoming Kid Icarus title for the 3DS – possibly more than any other game for the new system. The trouble for somebody wanting to learn more about the game is that the information out there has come in bits and pieces over the months since the game was first announced.

So here in one post is everything we know about Kid Icarus: Uprising for the 3DS. Click past the break to see all the information, screenshots, and video.

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What we know:

-The game was designed specifically for the Nintendo 3DS system by Super Smash Bros creator Masahiro Sakurai and his development team at Project Sora

-It’s been labeled as easy to pick up but incredibly deep

-At this point in time it is expected to be a launch title

-The action will be a fast-paced blend of aerial and ground-based shooting

-Gameplay is built on elegantly intuitive and streamlined play control

-Pit can fly, but only for limited stretches

-Soar through skies, shooting down swarms of enemies along the way

-Engage in frantic ground-based battles against Medusa’s underworld army

-The game will include more weapons with possibilities beyond those in the original game

-There will be a multitude of ways to approach different enemies with different weapons

-There will be two types of attacks – shooting for long-range and striking for short-range

-For shooting attacks, you can choose between charge shots and consecutive shots

-Each level is divided into three parts: sky shooting, land-based battle, and a boss fight

-Project Sora has been tinkering with multiplayer functionality, possibly to include some sort of versus play

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Kid Icarus: Uprising for Nintendo 3DS Kid Icarus: Uprising for Nintendo 3DS
Kid Icarus: Uprising for Nintendo 3DS Kid Icarus: Uprising for Nintendo 3DS
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