Super Smash Bros. creator want studios to tell better stories
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Super Smash Bros. creator want studios to tell better stories

Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai has penned a column in this week’s Famitsu, calling on developers to tell better stories, and expressing his dislike for games that either tell weak tales or take ages to cut to the chase. Translated by Polygon, Sakurai suggested that developers think more about a story’s accessibility and poignancy. ... Read More»
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GamingBolt’s Staff Picks the Best Games of 2012
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GamingBolt’s Staff Picks the Best Games of 2012

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Kid Icarus: Uprising developer shuttered
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Kid Icarus: Uprising developer shuttered

Project Sora, an independent studio founded by Masahiro Sakurai to develop Kid Icarus: Uprising, has quitely closed up shop. The developer was founded in 2009 and was funded by Nintendo and Sakurai’s primary company Sora among others. Andriasang noted an announcement of the studio’s June 30 closure on its website; the site itself will also ... Read More»
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3DS XL to receive Circle Pad Pro later this year, will support data transfer
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3DS XL to receive Circle Pad Pro later this year, will support data transfer

Although many gamers were disappointed that the 3DS XL design does not include a second Circle Pad, a 3DS XL version of the Circle Pad Pro accessory will be released for the console later this year in Japan. According to Andriasang, a Q&A published in the latest issue of Famitsu confirms the accessory’s existence. Outside ... Read More»
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Kid Icarus: Uprising multiplayer meet ups this weekend
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Kid Icarus: Uprising multiplayer meet ups this weekend

Saturday May 19 is Kid Icarus: Uprising Multiplayer Battle Day. So sayeth Nintendo, and who are we to argue? To aid gamers in finding one another, Nintendo has launched a Meet Up page which seems to be attracting quite a lot of attention. To help foster a healthy spirit of competition, Nintendo will hand out ... Read More»
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Kid Icarus: Uprising director not on board for sequel
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Kid Icarus: Uprising director not on board for sequel

Nintendo powerhouse Masahiro Sakurai isn’t interested in producing a sequel for recent 3DS release Kid Icarus Uprising. IGN asked the Smash Bros and Kirby creator whether Kid Icarus: Uprising had been built with a franchise in mind. “If you mean to ask if there’s a sequel, the answer is no, because we pushed a lot ... Read More»
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Kid Icarus: Uprising To Be Playable At PAX East
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Kid Icarus: Uprising To Be Playable At PAX East

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Nintendo bringing 3DS line-up, Kid Icarus stuff to PAX East
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Nintendo bringing 3DS line-up, Kid Icarus stuff to PAX East

Nintendo has announced its full list of titles its bringing to PAX East this weekend, including Mario Tennis Open, Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir and Ketzal’s Corridors, as well as Kid Icarus: Uprising and Mario Kart 7. Speaking of Icarus, Nintendo will also be related events, including AR scavenger hunts and a multiplayer tournament. Thanks, ... Read More»
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Kid Icarus AR Card Nightmare by HCKBlog.com
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Kid Icarus AR Card Nightmare by HCKBlog.com

Now that the Nintendo 3DS game Kid Icarus Uprising has hit the streets, we finally can get a glimpse behind the curtain at Nintendo’s end game regarding this title. The answer is, marketing. What was the question, you ask? The question was, why did this game get delayed so much? It was one of the ... Read More»
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Kid Icarus: Uprising review
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Kid Icarus: Uprising review

Nintendo Universe writes: On a wing and a prayer, Kid Icarus: Uprising prepares to take to the skies as the next flagship title for the resurgent Nintendo 3DS. Under the guidance of Super Smash Bros. creator Masahiro Sakurai, can this debut release from Project Sora studio soar to the success of Nintendo’s more established franchises... Read More»
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Three more new releases skipping GAME next week
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Three more new releases skipping GAME next week

Nintendo and Sega have both crossed GAME off their lists for releases in the next few weeks. MCV reports Wii title PokéPark 2 and 3DS shooter Kid Icarus: Uprising won’t make it GAME shelves. The pair launch at other retailers on March 29 and March 23 respectively. Sega has confirmed it won’t be sending new ... Read More»
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Kid Icarus: Uprising has hundreds of AR Cards, new video released
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Kid Icarus: Uprising has hundreds of AR Cards, new video released

Nintendo has announced how to discover and collect hundreds of special AR Cards to use with Kid Icarus: Uprising, which feature characters, enemies, bosses, weapons and other items which appear in the game. The game not only recognizes the cards, but viewing an AR Card with it also unlocks the card’s corresponding Idol. Here’s more ... Read More»
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Circle Pad Pro Review
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Circle Pad Pro Review

The Circle Pad Pro peripheral for the Nintendo 3DS adds a second analog slide pad and two trigger buttons to the system’s core functionality. However, it blocks access to the cartridge and stylus slots, as well as the wireless switch, and vastly decreases the portability of the ... Read More»
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Kid Icarus: Uprising Box Art Revealed
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Kid Icarus: Uprising Box Art Revealed

Following the confirmation that the forthcoming Kid Icarus: Uprising retail package will include a unique Nintendo 3DS stand, the official box art design for the videogame has been revealed. Kid Icarus: Uprising is one of the most highly anticipated Nintendo 3DS titles of 2012, and is set for release later this month... Read More»
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Extended trailer released for Kid Icarus: Uprising
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Extended trailer released for Kid Icarus: Uprising

Nintendo has released an extended trailer for Kid Icarus: Uprising. It’s posted below. The game is out on 3DS on March 23. Read More... Read More»
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