The lights are on
We have been teasing Pit fans for weeks that Nintendo will never make another Kid Icarus game, primarily because fans want a sequel so badly. Luckily, Nintendo wasn’t listening: Today they announced Kid Icarus: Uprising, a new adventure that will utilize the 3DS’s impressive new technology.
The demo we saw is non-interactive, so there’s no telling how the game will play. The 3D effects are impressive however, especially during the flying segments. Whenever Pit takes to the air, he hangs in the foreground, while the environment flies by. The field of depth (which is adjustable via a slider on the front of the 3DS) is more prominent than I expected, and the only distortion occurs when objects approach the very edge of the screen.
The environments are also graphically impressive, outdoing anything we’ve seen on the DS so far (although it’s a little hard to judge, because again the sense of depth adds a lot to the visuals). Kid Icarus contains less detail when Pit flies around, mainly due to his size on the screen.
At the very end of the demo, a wizard turns Pit into an eggplant, a nice bit of fan service for gamers who have been wanting a full-fledged sequel for a long, long time (don’t let our jokes fool you – that includes us too). We’ll bring you more on Kid Icarus: Uprising as information becomes available.
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Give the people what they want, even if Pit is a dork.
at first i was like "Oh no... THEY MADE A PIT GAME" but by the end of the trailer i realized that this actually looks pretty good
This, along with Zelda, Goldeneye, EVERYTHING 3DS, Kirby, and DK: Country gave Nintendo the win at E3 this year
wow. nintendo actually is killing the copetition at e3. Im stoked for DKC, Kirby, Zelda, and now This. I hope they actually make goldeneye good tho. They should make this for the wii, just cause it may be cool to fly, shoot stuff, and run. if they do it correctly
you know whats the most ironic thing?in the "People who dont need there own games" blog entry people wanted a new Kid Icarus game,well ask and ye shall recieve.......I want Soki to be in MvC3,i know he was in Tatsunoko vs capcom but that game didnt show his true potential plus it was nin10doh so it was kid friendly and stuff.Still happy to see Dante,Chris,and Frank West(and if they could put frank in MvC3 im sure they could put soki)and this time they wont have to make Frank the way nin10doh wants and....wow wrong place to comment this
I can't wait for a video or at least some screenshots. I want to see more of these graphics.
I've tried the demo for Kid Icarus in Brawl, and I thought it was OK. I hate Pit in Brawl, because everyone spams his spinning-sword-staff-thingy move and it's virtually impossible to retaliate against. Maybe I'll like this more.
one of the only games nintendo showed i said woooooow to. looks epic.
This game might not collect dust on my shelf with my other Wii games
Nintndo is making me think handhelds are the future of gaming.
Cannot wait to get my hands on the 3DS or this game.
don't really care.
Wow! Those graphics are really impressive. I just watched the trailer, and I am really pumped. Nintendo really raised the bar this year. I am deffinetly buying a 3DS. I can't wait for more announcements.
To those of you who missed out on the trailer
It's about time. Did I not call Nintendo whipping its competition this year?
Shooter/Action style gameplay looks appealing, totally psyched for this game and the 3DS in general.