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Kid Icarus is a series of videogames by Nintendo revolving around the adventures of the angel Pit.

Kid Icarus Pit

Pit as he appears in Kid Icarus: Uprising

The series is only composite of three original games and a remake:

  • Kid Icarus (December 19, 1986), Famicom/NES. Re-released in 2004 for Game Boy Advance in the NES Classics series and in 2007 for Wii via Virtual Console. It was also enclosed in the NES Classic Edition in North America and Europe.
  • Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters (November 1991), Game Boy. Re-released in 2012 for 3DS Virtual Console.
  • 3D Classics: Kid Icarus (January 5, 2012), Nintendo 3DS.
  • Kid Icarus: Uprising (March 22, 2012), Nintendo 3DS.

Additionally, sets of AR Cards compatible with Kid Icarus: Uprising were released starting in 2012. 411 cards were originally released in two series, then a 412nd card was released only digitally on December 4, 2018.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type

5Arrow R Captain N19890909 September 09, 1989Pit and the Eggplant Wizard are recurring characters in Captain N.1
5Arrow R Tetris198911 November 1989Pit makes an appearance in Tetris for NES.
5Arrow R F-1 Race19901109 November 09, 1990Pit makes a cameo in the game boy version of F-1 Race.
5Arrow R Nester1991 1991An episode of Nester's Adventures is dedicated to Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters.2

Arrow L & R

Mario199206 June 1992Pit from Kid Icarus is featured in the comic Super Mario: Die Bescherung; UNDIRECT: A challenge for Kid Icarus within NES Remix 2 features elements from Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels and Super Mario Bros. 3.
5Arrow R Kirby19960321 March 21, 1996A Wing of Pegasus is an obtainable item in Kirby Super Star.1
5Arrow R N-Gang200006 June 2000Pit from Kid Icarus appears in the N-Gang episode "Die Hexe lacht um Mitternacht".1
5Arrow R Wario20041014 October 14, 2004Microgame versions of Kid Icarus are featured in WarioWare: Twisted!, WarioWare: D.I.Y. Showcase and WarioWare Gold.

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Donkey Kong20050317 March 17, 2005A song from Kid Icarus is featured in Donkey Konga 3, while Kid Icarus: Uprising features a reference to Donkey Kong.

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Super Smash Bros.20080131 January 31, 2008Super Smash Bros. Brawl and its sequels feature characters, stages and items from the Kid Icarus series.
5Arrow R Pushmo20111005 October 05, 2011Pushmo features a level based on a sprite from Kid Icarus.
5Arrow R Mii Plaza201202 February 2012Mii Plaza includes a Puzzle Swap puzzle based on Kid Icarus: Uprising.2
4Arrow L Metroid20120322 March 22, 2012The Komayto enemies in the Kid Icarus series are based on metroids; Kid Icaurus: Uprising features a direct reference to the Metroid series.2
4Arrow L Nintendogs20120322 March 22, 2012Kid Icarus: Uprising features references to the Nintendogs series.2
4Arrow L Brain Training20120322 March 22, 2012Kid Icarus: Uprising features references to the Brain Training series.3
4Arrow L Zelda20140424 April 24, 2014Kid Icarus: Uprising features a reference to Navi from Ocarina of Time; UNDIRECT: A challenge for Kid Icarus within NES Remix 2 features elements from Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link.
5Arrow R NES Remix20140424 April 24, 2014NES Remix 2 includes challenges based on Kid Icarus.2
5Arrow R Death Battle!20180502 May 02, 2018Pit has been a subject for Death Battle!2
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