1jwfurnessFri 16th Dec 2016
Would really love a Switch follow-up to Uprising.
2SLIGEACH_EIREFri 16th Dec 2016
What will Nintendo do to celebrate this milestone?
3LzWinkyFri 16th Dec 2016
@SLIGEACH_EIRE Say happy birthday Samus?
4SDFFri 16th Dec 2016
I didn’t even know he existed until he was put in brawl.
5ThanosReXXXFri 16th Dec 2016
”If you liked this video”
6ThomasBW84Fri 16th Dec 2016
Sorry, I’ve added the video now.
7SeteryFri 16th Dec 2016
@jwfurness especially since the 3ds controls are terrible
8ThanosReXXXFri 16th Dec 2016
@ThomasBW84 Ah, there it is!
9ThomasBW84Fri 16th Dec 2016
@ThanosReXXX Yes, my text to remind myself to put the video in wasn’t as entertaining as the real thing.
10FoffFri 16th Dec 2016
I loved the 3d classic of Kid Icarus, never played the original on the NES but the 3d Classics reissue is phenomenal. I loved every minute of it. Better than the original Metroid IMO.
11aaronsullivanFri 16th Dec 2016
Really loved this game when it originally released… it can start no other way than a love/hate relationship, however, as it is one of the least accessible Nintendo games ever released.
The first set of levels is Nintendo-hard and then in a dizzying labyrinth you meet the insta-rage-inducing egg-plant wizard! That’s just the first world…
As the article suggests, with some grinding you can get upgrades early on that make the rest of the game more manageable and more fun, however.
Kid Icarus Uprising is also quite great except I already don’t like using the tiny 3DS, and then using it with a stylus to aim… well, the game still shines through and is a blast. Would always have been much better as a console game on a big screen however, so I’m with @jwfurness on the hopes for a new Uprising on Switch.
12NegoFri 16th Dec 2016
Someone should update the 5-year old image of Link celebrating his birthday while Samus is in her own party with a third picture where you can see Pit’s grave.
Kid Icarus is still one of my favourite franchises but I’m losing my sanity hoping for another entry to the series. All three Kid Icarus games are gold and deserve a new successor.
13jwfurnessFri 16th Dec 2016
@Setery10 Yes, HD Uprising with traditional style controls and the same quality voice-acting.
14jwfurnessFri 16th Dec 2016
In fact, I could see another 3rd person Kid Icarus game working really well with Splatoon controls.
15AlexSora89Fri 16th Dec 2016
”Mark your calendars”
Would be glad to do so if there was a new game coming, but I’m pretty sure that’s not the case.
16XaessyaFri 16th Dec 2016
If it ain’t Mario or Zelda then Nintendo don’t care.
17CrimzonlogicFri 16th Dec 2016
Uprising is still my favorite game, period. Pit is my baby. I too would love a new Uprising sequel, or even just a fancy upgraded switch port.
I’ve still yet to finish the original, though. I need to get on that…But old nes games and me don’t mix well.
I do have an original five screw copy of it(and the original booklet, no original box however), though no working nes to play it on. I hope to pick one up eventually. It would be awesome if the first time I beat the game is on the original copy.
18johnodazFri 16th Dec 2016
Happy 30th too Pit.
19TempestrykeFri 16th Dec 2016
I love Kid Icarus, even though I probably shouldn’t. It’s a shame that 30th anniversary means no new games, no new merchandise, just kind of an eh. Poor Pit. This series could really be something if Nintendo bothered.
20ErrantEmbersSat 17th Dec 2016
@jwfurness Same here. Or even just Uprising HD with improved controls .
21Angelic_Lapras_KingSat 17th Dec 2016
@SLIGEACH_EIRE 10% Discount on Uprising in exchange for 500 Gold MyNintendo coins.
22Blastcorp64Sat 17th Dec 2016
Uprising is amazing and re-newed my interest in video games after the whole wii thing. Probably my favorite game of all time.
23PigmaskFanSat 17th Dec 2016
24Action51Sat 17th Dec 2016
Thanks for posting the retrospective, Kid Icarus is one of my childhood favorites.
25bitlemanSat 17th Dec 2016
@jwfurness I don’t see how Splatoon controls would work with Kid Icarus Uprising without lowering the speed of the game. You can’t aim as fast as a stylus with a stick. Kid Icarus Uprising is a real game designer’s game with original controls and the game modeled around them. It should be more recognized as the masterpiece it is and a true heir of the arcade era from the 90’s when the controls were simple and the games were fast. It was a fresh game in a modern industry where the gameplays are so standardized and key people are scriptwriters and art directors, not game designers.
26XxYoshiGamerxXSat 17th Dec 2016
@bitleman @jwfurness Have either of you guys seen that part in the BotW E3 trailer where Link shoots a bow at a buck? THAT is what I thought of when you said “Splatoon controls.” Splatoon being one of my favorite games, I think, if they could control the framerate, that it would work great. Just if you used the gamepad or the Joycon-thingy-with-the-screen.
27ZanderShepherdSat 17th Dec 2016
Happy birthday Kid Icarus! I’ve never played the first two games, but Uprising was downright amazing! Hoping for a Switch sequel someday!
28SlainSat 17th Dec 2016
This just makes me want more Kid Icarus games… Nintendo?
29HaywiredSat 17th Dec 2016
I guess it’s a classic in that it’s old.
30TempestrykeSun 18th Dec 2016
No kidding. They’re fine in the air, but on the ground they’re awful!
31Mr_ZurkonSun 18th Dec 2016
I want the 3d Classic version, but with my luck it will go on sale so I’ll wait and see.
32GaijillionaireSun 18th Dec 2016
@Tempestryke That’s partly why I made this video and article. So we can have something!
33GaijillionaireSun 18th Dec 2016
@Action51 Thanks mine too. I’ll just keep doing the work Nintendo should be doing.
34TempestrykeMon 19th Dec 2016
35TempestrykeMon 19th Dec 2016
You should. They’re good and charming in a very strange and aggravating kind of way.
36TempestrykeMon 19th Dec 2016
Just got done watching. It was a good video thanks gajillionaire.
37jwfurnessMon 19th Dec 2016
@bitleman I guess I was mainly thinking of the land-based missions with Splatoon controls since they were so much slower. The flight missions could be really cool with pointer controls.
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