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Kid Icarus Pushed Back to 2012; Nintendo Teams With Studios for 3D Anime


Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata announced two major Kid Icarus Uprising development at today's Nintendo 3DS press conference event.

First, a delay. Originally announced for 2011, the game will now arrive in first quarter 2012. Apologizing to players who've been eagerly awaiting the Kid Icarus revival, Iwata said that more time is required for development.

Iwata also announced a collaboration with animation studios Production I.G, Studio 4C and Shaft. These studios will produce original 3D animation shorts based off Kid Icarus. The shorts will be distributed through the 3DS e-Shop for free throughout the world.

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