Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters

Alternative title(s)
Antiquity gameCAG
ReleaseNov 5, 1991
DeveloperNintendo R&D1, Tose
Platform(s)Game Boy (EU: 1992); 3DS (2012)
GenreAction-adventure game; platformer; role-playing game; hero-based
SettingA mythological storyworld (Angel Land) based on Greek mythology
Notable charactersBMinotaur, Pythagoras


Lowe, D. (2012). ‘Always Already Ancient: Ruins in the Virtual World’ in T. S. Thorsen (ed.), Greek and Roman Games in the Computer Age. Trondheim: Akademika Publishing, 53-90.

Wolff, N. (2018). ‘Kid Icarus : un héros antique qui peine à prendre son envol ? Du rétrogaming au retour en fanfare dans les années 2000-2010’ in F. Bièvre-Perrin (ed.), Antiquipop. Lyon: online.

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