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Kid Icarus (1987) Game Information

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Kid Icarus (1987)
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Overall Rank:

1228

Avg. Rating:

3.44/5

# of Ratings:

9

US Release Date:

07/01/1987

JP Release Date:

1988

Platform:

Nintendo (NES)
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Multiplayer:

No

Developer:

Nintendo

Publisher:

Nintendo

Genres:

Action (2D Platformer)

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Chris Kavan 03/26/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3.5/5 

A classic 2D platformer - interesting level design and fun to play. I can't say I ever got through it, but I remember playing this quite a bit. If you want something besides Mario for a change, this is the right way to go.

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  dbarry_22
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01/02/2013 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Let's Give Pit Some Love, He's an Angel After All

Kid Icarus is an action platformer released for the NES in 1987. You play as the character Pit as he collects three treasurers and takes out Medusa to save the goddess Palutena and the rest of the land. Truth be told, you would learn more about this story by playing the 2012 3DS release, Kid Icarus: Uprising.

Kid Icarus is the perfect example of a NES classic. It's a 2D platformer which is difficult. The graphics are lackluster but the music is top notch. There are horizontal and vertical levels, with the vertical levels more than likely to cause you to plummet to your death every now and then.

Patience is a virtual and almost a must when it comes to beating a game like this. Every time an enemy is defeated, Pits accumulates hearts, which can be later redeemed at stores that can be ...

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4/5 

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