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Kid Icarus: Uprising

Check out this lovely Kid Icarus remake

School project makes us wish Nintendo would bring Pit back.

Kid Icarus was released for NES 30 years ago, and while Nintendo has returned to this classic franchise in the past, most notably with Kid Icarus: Uprising on 3DS in 2012, Pit has been stuck in the fridge for a bit. A team of students recently made this 3D remake of the NES title, or rather a vertical slice with about 15 minutes of gameplay and it got us dreaming about a full-on sequel on Switch.

You can check it out over on if you want to give it a try, you never know when the Nintendo lawyers move to have it taken down.

It was created with a 12 people strong team in seven weeks, and you also can find a YouTube video of it, if you rather watch than play yourself. The system requirements to play the Kid Icarus demo is:

  • Windows 7 64bit and up

  • Radeon HD 6950/GTX Geforce 560 or better

  • 4+ GB RAM

  • Quad Core 3+ GHz

  • At least 2 GB of free space

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Thanks, USGamer.