|Here's a screenshot of Nintendo's Kid Icarus presentation. It looks a lot better when it's playing though, so head over to Nintendo3dsblog.com and watch it!|
Nintendo showed off the new Kid Icarus game in the form of a presentation, which revealed that the game has undergone a bit of a graphical movement since E3. A lot of the on-foot sections were shown in the footage, revealing that Pit has a dashing move of sorts to dodge enemy fire. There's also a satisfying pause when Pit hits enemies with melee attacks (or if he gets hit himself, for that matter). Even the aiming reticule looks different! I'm starting to want Uprising more and more. Don't forget that this game is being developed by the same guys who worked on Super Smash Bros Brawl. Even that should be enough to spread the excitement. I'm pretty damn sure that Uprising is going to be a launch title, as it seems to be the game that they're backing the most. Before that, I'll be watching the footage back furiously.
The guys in Japan also filmed some footage of them playing Resident Evil: The Mercenaries. As you may know, I've been looking forward to this game a lot since its announcement. I'm a big fan of the modern Resi games, especially Resident Evil 4. And while I'm looking forward to Revelations, I think I'm a bit more excited about the more action-packed antics of The Mercenaries. The video that was posted showed the first footage of the new aiming system in action. Now you can move your character while aiming and looking down the sights of the gun. The A, B, X and Y face buttons allow your character to perform melee moves, but there's more than one this time. Now there's even more ways to neutralize zombies! You can also quickly change your weapons, rather than pausing the game and equipping them from an attache case. The Mercenaries is looking stunning, fast-paced and addictive. I can't wait for it!
So, there's only more exciting news and footage incoming, which I'll probably do a post on when the event finishes in a few days. Until then, happy drooling! You can check out the images and footage here: http://nintendoworld2011.com/