Kid Icarus Uprising Review - The Digital Fix

To say that the Kid Icarus franchise has been on the backburner for a while would be an understatement. With only two titles forming its series before 2012, featuring the original NES classic and Of Myths and Monsters for the Game Boy, the angelic adventures of Pit have been on hold for 20 years for us Europeans, and even longer in the US and Japan. With such a long period of absence, the series now faces the challenge that Super Mario 64, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Metroid Prime all faced over a decade ago in translating the games into the polygonal 3D realm. Helmed by Super Smash Bros. creator (and Pit revivalist) Masahiro Sakurai, the series may as well be considered a reboot for what he and the development team at Sora deliver in Kid Icarus Uprising is a complete overhaul of the original platformers.

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