Kid Icarus

série: NES
éditeur: Nintendo
genre: Game Action
classement: Box TV3
format: NES 1987 avec boitier et mode d'emploi
état: TBE
valeur: 30 €
critère: **
remarques: un des premiers jeux mi-action, mi RPG de Nintendo,
un jeu video basé sur l'Antiquité,
un héros grec = Pit = Icarus doit sauver Paletuna, déesse de la lumière
contre Medusa, déesse des enfers

la quête de Pit le menera à travers 3 parcours à 3 niveaux
et 3 forteresses avant d'arriver à la bataille finale

plusieurs possibilités pour arriver à la meilleure finale

>> un bon jeu, amusant, avec un bon graphisme et une bonne musique

Kid Icarus, known in Japan as Light Mythology: Palutena's Mirror,
is an action platform video game
for the Family Computer Disk System in Japan
and the Nintendo Entertainment System in Europe and North America,
it was released in Japan in December 1986, in Europe in February 1987
and in North America in July 1987

the plot of Kid Icarus revolves around protagonist Pit's quest
for three sacred treasures which he must equip
to rescue the Greek-inspired fantasy world Angel Land
and its ruler, the goddess Palutena,
the player controls Pit through platform areas
while fighting monsters and collecting items,
their objective is to reach the end of the levels
and to find and defeat boss monsters that guard the three treasures,

the game was developed by Nintendo's Research and Development 1 division
and co-developed with TOSE who helped with additional programming
it was designed by Toru Osawa and Yoshio Sakamoto,
directed by Satoru Okada, and produced by Gunpei Yokoi

despite its mixed critical reception, Kid Icarus is a cult classic
reviewers praised the game for its music and its mixture
of gameplay elements from different genres,
but criticized its graphics and high difficulty level (?)
it was included in several lists of the best games
compiled by IGN and Nintendo Power

it was later re-released for the Game Boy Advance in Japan in 2004,
the game was released on the Wii's Virtual Console in 2007
and the Wii U's Virtual Console in 2013,
a 3D Classics remake of the game was released
in Japan in 2011 and in North America, Europe, and Australia in 2012,
in 2016, Kid Icarus was included
on the North American and PAL region releases of the NES Classic Edition

a sequel, Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters,
was released for the Game Boy in 1991,
a third entry in the series, Kid Icarus: Uprising,
was released for Nintendo 3DS in March 2012,
after Pit's inclusion as a playable character
in the 2008 game Super Smash Bros. Brawl

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