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Submitted by Afterlife 1170d ago | review

IGN: Kid Icarus Uprising Review

Kid Icarus Uprising is a fantastic game full of superb action, stunning graphics and art design, incredible music (truly some of Nintendo's best), humorous dialogue and solid gameplay. Despite that, it suffers from an equal number of problems, including some very frustrating and awkward controls, a fairly repetitive level structure, characters that talk too much and action that sometimes overwhelms the 3DS's relatively small screen. (3DS, Kid Icarus: Uprising) 8.5/10

Yi-Long  +   1170d ago
'Slightly annoying voices'...
... which is why it's a shame that it doesn't have an option to play the game with the original japanese voices.
yabhero  +   1170d ago
Well if your not Japanese or don't speak Japanese what's the point?
AWBrawler  +   1170d ago
I prefer my japanese games and shows with japanese audio. it's an otaku thing
yabhero  +   1170d ago
I watch anime and stuff but i perfer dub. I really dont get fans who think the dub is horrible... no offense... sometimes it is... I cant stand how squeaky the girls sound. but for blaech and naruto i have to watch sub because theyre still dubbing
cpayne93  +   1170d ago
@yabhero You just said sometimes the dubs are horrible, a lot of times the english actors either have annoying voices, like this game for example, or they just don't convey the right amount of emotion like the japanese voice actors do. I generally perfer dubs though as long as they do a decent job of it, but there are still some animes I perfer to watch subbed.

I actually can't say exactly how I feel about these voice actors, but some of Pit's lines sound like they would get annoying. Still might get this game when I get my 3ds.
yabhero  +   1170d ago
I never detect any emotio in Japanese... they all sound monotone or squeaky
AWBrawler  +   1168d ago
Some dubs are well done, such as School Rumble and Fruits Basket, but they're rare for me. I hear Pokemon voice actors way too often
Moncole  +   1170d ago
Another great game by Masahiro Sakurai.
interrergator  +   1170d ago
cant wait for smash bros wii u
Rampaged Death  +   1170d ago
This will be mine.
Venox2008  +   1170d ago
can't wait to try it!
TheDivine  +   1170d ago
Got mine paid off already just waiting for friday. I never preorder games except a rare few and this is one. The multiplayer, graphics, bosses, art, everything looks amazing and i want a real challenge which this seems to give. Hurry up friday!
Relientk77  +   1170d ago
This game looks sick, and from what I hear its awesome
LX-General-Kaos  +   1170d ago
Just as expected, another Nintendo exclusive AAA 3DS title. The Nintendo 3DS is the gift that keeps on giving. With AAA exclusives raining down as if someone fell a sleep in the shower. It is very easy to see why the Nintendo 3DS is the number 1 gaming device worldwide at this time.

Nintendo right now has an unstoppable momentum leading into E3 2012. Where us fans are likely in store for many more surprises. This game is likely to push unit sales of the Nintendo 3DS increasing brand awareness for the Nintendo name. Leading the industry forward one exclusive at a time.

The more AAA 1st party exclusives out there, the more units sold. Giving the great hard workers at Nintendo motivation to keep the ball rolling. In the end even more AAA exclusives like Kid Icarus Uprising will be produced on the Nintendo 3DS. This is one heck of a time to be a Nintendo supporter. Living up to the legendary status of consistently creating the greatest handheld gaming devices in the world.

After the riveting success of Nintendo 3DS exclusive Kid Icarus Uprising. Maybe this will spark development for a new Kid Icarus title on the Nintendo Wii U entertainment system. Equipped with bleeding edge tech, innovative new controls, and Nintendos best shot at online functionality. It just seems like things are on an all time high for Nintendo.

Hopefully everyone gets a chance to experience Nintendo exclusive Kid Icarus Uprising in the near future. If you for some strange reason do not yet own your very own Nintendo 3DS console. As of now the Nintendo 3DS is the most affordable gaming handheld device on the market today. With many more amazing exclusives to come. Have a good day everyone and happy gaming. Stay tuned for more Nintendo surprises this E3 2012

Rated E For Everyone
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protoflux  +   1170d ago
you should be a spokesperson for nintendo dude... or maybe you are dum dum duuuumm!

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