Kid Icarus: Uprising

Alternative title(s)
Antiquity gameCAG
ReleaseMar 22, 2012
DeveloperProject Sora, Sora Ltd.
ModeSingle-player, multiplayer
GenreThird-person shooter; role-playing game; hero-based
SettingA mythological storyworld (Angel Land) based on Greek mythology
Notable charactersBMedusa, Pandora, Thanatos, Hades, Poseidon, Daphne, Erinus


Bièvre-Perrin, F. (2018). ‘The Different Faces of the Lernaean Hydra in Contemporary Pop Culture: From Cinema to Videogames‘ in thersites 8, 67-84. A French version is available on Antiquipop.

Garfield, A.; Manders, A. (2019). ‘Video Games, Homer to Hesiod: What Ancient Greek Content Do Video Game Players See?’ in Proceedings of the 2019 11th International Conference on Education Technology and Computers, 190-195.

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.

Additional keywords

myth, hero, monsters, cabal shooter

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