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Score Breakdown Based on 457 ratings
  1. 10 (142)
  2. 9 (210)
  3. 8 (65)
  4. 7 (18)
  5. 6 (7)
  6. 5 (5)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (3)
  10. 1 (6)

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  • User Rating 9.5

    After a long 25 years of waiting the Angel Hero has Returned from the Heavens.

    Rated on March 23, 2012 by Solidsnake13_2

    After a long awaited 25 years, Kid Icarus Uprising has finally descended from the Heaven above. And let's just say this, Mr. Masahiro Sakurai and his team at Project Sora has done an amazing job. Ther...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Good game but very uncomfortable controls, Why no Circle pad Pro duel joystick option Nintendo?????

    Rated on March 23, 2012 by xboxxxxx360

    First off let me say that kid icarus is a good game its been a long time comming, the last game i remember of kid was the game that came out on the original gameboy. The graphics are good, i wont real...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    After you get over the controls, this game is awesome.

    Rated on March 24, 2012 by SirMatticus

    This game is great so far, except for the controls. You can customize them but using the stylus is way better, and still difficult. I wouldn't suggest playing for too long. How you hold the controller...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Kid Icarus: Uprising was a Highly anticipated game after 25 years of no sequel to the original NES Classic.

    Rated on March 24, 2012 by CosmicCucco

    Unbelievable. As a child I used to play Kid Icarus and then I forgot about it until I bought a 3DS. I looked into the eShop and there was a downloadable video of- Kid Icarus: Uprising. I was amazed! S...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Despite the fact that it takes awhile to get used to the camera controls, this game is flawless. A must-have game.

    Rated on March 24, 2012 by That1guy14436

    Story: 10/10. I am not going to spoil the story, but they throw in a twist that made me scream "OH CRAP" Controls: 7/10 The camera controls are finicky but overall, easy to learn. Visuals:10/10 ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Revolutionary control scheme makes the Kid one of the most intense and satisfying experiences on the 3DS.

    Rated on March 24, 2012 by smacles

    Contrary to so many reviews out by professional Gaming critics, I find using the circle pad plus stylus control scheme extremely exciting. It isn't difficult but rather it requires getting your wrist...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    I JUST CANT STOP PLAYING THIS AWESOME GAME!!!<br /> Incredible , I love the controls , I love the online multiplayer

    Rated on March 25, 2012 by bmz13

    I JUST CANT STOP PLAYING THIS AWESOME GAME!!! Incredible , I love the controls , I love the online multiplayer ! Like I got the control at first, i saw a lot of people complaining about it, but i ...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    the controls are a challenge but not a deal breaker... its been CHALLENGING ME FOR HOURS AND I CAN'T STOP PLAYING!

    Rated on March 25, 2012 by reivax_darkmage

    before playing the game i new based on the previews that the controls have a huge amount of learning curve, that alone almost made me not want to buy the game but then i saw it in the store i was thin...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Been Waiting for a Game Like this on Nintendo since 1996! (USE THUMB as stylus)<br /> <br />

    Rated on March 27, 2012 by Drazonix

    I JUST CANT STOP PLAYING THIS AWESOME GAME!!! Incredible , I love the controls , I love the online multiplayer ! (Read Last Paragraph for Online Winning Secret) Like I got the control at first,...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    The Kid is back after over 20 years. And he delivers with a frantic and content-packed game. The wait was worth it.

    Rated on March 28, 2012 by dsrules13

    The Comeback Kid "Sorry to keep you waiting," Pit says as he jumps into the first stage of his comeback. And what a comeback it is. The 3rd installment in the Kid Icarus, and first in over 20 years, ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.