Kid Icarus

Kid Icarus’ Palutena joins the Smash Bros. roster

Near the end of Nintendo’s Digital Event early this morning, Reggie Fils-Aime did his best Steve Jobs impression of “And one more thing.” That “one more thing” you ask? Well, a new addition to the Super Smash Bros. roster. The new addition is none other than Palutena from Kid Icarus. The reveal starts off with a stunningly beautiful hand-drawn animated sequence with L...

The calm before the storm: Infendo’s E3 2014 predictions

E3 2014 is upon us, which is a blessing (and a curse for the stress and writing workload) for many game journalists and bloggers like us at Infendo. In a span of a few short days, Nintendo will be unveiling new games for the Wii U and 3DS and possibly some other surprises along the way. The excitement and anticipation alone has made myself included continue to dub E3 “Gamer Christmas.” We have alr...

Reggie and Nintendo want to revisit older franchises for Wii U and 3DS

Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime spoke with MTV’s Multiplayer blog recently to discuss Nintendo’s future in the digital landscape and the company’s plans for the Wii U this year. One topic that came up during the interview was how Nintendo is considering digging up one of their many dormant franchises for release. Reggie went into full detail on how Nintendo...

PAX East: Kid Icarus Scavenger Hunt and Upcoming Game Previews

Nintendo is giving fans an opportunity to show off their Kid Icarus: Uprising skills during a multi-player tournament at this year’s Pax East!  They have also scheduled a scavenger hunt to find AR cards.  And don’t forget all of the playable, yet unreleased games!  If you are going, please share with us your favorite parts of the event, and maybe your biggest disappointments. Below is ...

The Alternate Deaths of Three-Headed Hewdraw…and some more Icarus tips

As Eugene’s review stated, Kid Icarus Uprising contains a mind-blowing amount of content. If you’re enjoying KIU – or considering buying it (and you should) – we now present a few tips and tricks you may not have explored yet. MINOR SPOILERS AHEAD. Nothing earth-shattering, but there ya go.

I take back everything I said about the 3DS stand

So…are many of you currently enjoying one of the best games Nintendo’s ever released? (And, no, I’m not talking about 1st Class Poker and Blackjack). Kid Icarus Uprising has been surprising me in a lot of great ways this weekend, and I have to eat some crow regarding my past negative comments regarding the free included stand. It works, it’s well designed, and it aids the g...

Happy Kid Icarus Day!

Kid Icarus Uprising is sweeping more than one Infendo writer through its hectic, spectacular adventure today, and we hope many of you are also having a great time with this title. Look for Infendo’s review soon. In the meantime…three cheers for the 3DS AR function finally getting some love! The 6 random cards included in the game’s case are beautifully done as stand-alones, but w...

Why I pre-ordered Kid Icarus: Uprising

Because it’s a Nintendo 1st-party title; I played a demo at PAX East last year; it was created by the guy who did Smash Bros.; more AR cards.

New Kid Icarus trailer makes us glad Nintendo usually doesn’t narrate their games

Kind of embarrassing. Be careful what you wish for.

Kirby 3D? Swapnote? Which recent Nintendo announcement are you most excited about?

The end of the week saw a lot of tidbits flooding out of Nintendo regarding Mariokart, new eShop games and the upcoming 3DS firmware update. What did you think? Which ones–if any–got you smiling? In case you missed any of the details, here’s a quick rundown of the highlights:

The best of the rest: E3 wrap-up

E3 has come and gone, but not without the Big 3 console makers showing the gaming public their goods. Prior to the Los Angeles show Nintendo had confirmed they were working on a new console, but E3 brought the first glimpse of the Nintendo Wii U. There was a very strong handheld presence at the show with Nintendo focusing a lot of it’s effort on it’s newly launched 3DS while Sony was showing i...

3DS hands-on report – PAX East 2011

I spent nearly 45 minutes playing with a variety of games at the Nintendo booth during PAX East. Here’s a quick rundown: