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  1. Oct 30, 2011
    6
    One of the earliest NES games can be found on Virtual Console, and it's a wonder this franchise didn't spawn more titles. So much potential! Perhaps the forthcoming (at this writing) Kid Icarus: Uprising will be a worthy successor. As for the original, it's not for the faint of heart: this game is HARD. Similar to the NES classic Metroid in many respects (and developed by the sameOne of the earliest NES games can be found on Virtual Console, and it's a wonder this franchise didn't spawn more titles. So much potential! Perhaps the forthcoming (at this writing) Kid Icarus: Uprising will be a worthy successor. As for the original, it's not for the faint of heart: this game is HARD. Similar to the NES classic Metroid in many respects (and developed by the same team), Kid Icarus will keep you busy trying to float all the way through its challenging, mostly-vertical levels. Expand
  2. Oct 30, 2013
    7
    It gets hard by the time you reach the second level and some enemies are very annoying. But Kid Icarus has something about it that I just really enjoy.

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