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News: Project Sora Disbanded

Project Sora Disbanded

Pit stop

Kid Icarus: Uprising developer Project Sora has shut up shop. The studio's official site shows it closed on 30th June, and the site itself will go at the end of this month. Before anyone gets too carried away, it's worth remembering that Project Sora was originally established as a subsidiary of Sakurai's own, and decidedly ongoing, Sora...

Fact Sheet: Kid Icarus: Uprising Details Updated

Kid Icarus: Uprising Details Updated

AR mode and multiplayer detailed

Kid Icarus: Uprising isn't too far off now — at least, according to Nintendo's most recent release date — and we have an updated fact sheet to share. The sheet outlines the multiplayer mode and AR Card play, claiming the game recognises "countless" specially-designed cards, though the outcome of those...

Rumour: Next Smash Bros. Could Be Called 'Universe'

Next Smash Bros. Could Be Called 'Universe'

Game not actually in development, though

After the peculiar 'unveiling' of a new Smash Bros. title at E3 2011, after which it was hastily shot down, we've become wary of any so-called news about the next entry in the series. Nevertheless, a rumour is worth sharing, even if the actual game is still, potentially, years away. There have been leaked...

Preview: Kid Icarus: Uprising

Kid Icarus: Uprising

Has Pit found his wings yet?

Masuhiro Sakurai's game of two halves continues to delight and frustrate in almost equal measures. When we played the game back in January we came away thoroughly impressed with the aerial sections but less enamoured with the ground fighting elements, and this hasn't changed based on our latest hands-on time with the...

News: Sakurai Talks Connecting Smash Bros 3DS and Wii U

Sakurai Talks Connecting Smash Bros 3DS and Wii U

New experiences planned

Last week at E3 Satoru Iwata announced that Smash Bros. is coming to Wii U and 3DS, and there was much rejoicing, particularly when Iwata confirmed the two versions would be able to communicate with each other. A new Iwata Asks between the Nintendo President and Smash Bros. head Masuhiro Sakurai has delved a little more into...

News: Smash Bros Creator Working On New Game

Smash Bros Creator Working On New Game

Sakurai establishes new studio to create an experience different from anything you've ever played

It’s been confirmed that Masahiro Sakurai, creator of the highly successful Smash Bros series and all-round good egg, has founded his own ‘spin-off’ studio in the shape of Project Sora. The new studio – in which Nintendo has a 72 percent share – has been formed out of Sakurai’s other..