Don't Expect A Kid Icarus Sequel Anytime Soon

by Kyle Hilliard on May 09, 2012 at 02:22 PM

Masahiro Sakurai, the man behind Kirby, Super Smash Bros., and the recent Kid Icarus: Uprising has expressed zero interest in returning to the franchise anytime soon.

After a 26 year gap between Kid Icarus' debut on the NES and the recent Kid Icarus: Uprising for 3DS, many believed that the series would be a new recurring staple for Nintendo, but Sakurai seems to think otherwise. In an interview with IGN, Sakurai said, "we pushed a lot into the [Uprising] in order to let people have this short yet deep experience, but the novelty of that would likely grow thin in the next game. For now, my thought is that perhaps we'll see someone else besides me make another Kid Icarus in another 25 years."

We had a few issues with Kid Icarus: Uprising, but we still thought it was a good game, and were hoping that we wouldn't have to wait 25 years for another.

[via IGN]