Take A Look At Kid Icarus: Uprising’s Augmented Reality In Play

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Kid Icarus: Uprising on the Nintendo 3DS has augmented reality features. Nintendo teased the feature at their E3 media briefing yesterday, but the game’s director, Masahiro Sakurai, is giving followers a closer look on his Twitter feed.

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Here’s a look at the augmented reality cards that Kid Icarus will use.


Palutena gets to come out first:

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Next up is Pit and what looks like one of the party member knights from the game’s multiplayer mode, which we posted details of yesterday:




Here’s a couple of enemies popping out of their respective cards.

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Only a few cards were shown at E3, but Kid Icarus: Uprising will have 20 different cards. Amidst all the character cards, I can see cards for claws, a cannon and a what looks like a bow.

Like many other Nintendo 3DS games, Kid Icarus: Uprising is planned for release this holiday.

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Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.