Kid Icarus (takes to the Greek legend of Ikarus) is a video game for the Famicom disk system in Japan, where it as Hikari shinwa: Parthena NO kagami Hikari shinwa parutena NO kagami) or Myth OF Light: Parthena's Mirror admits is. In other parts of the world the play for Nintendo Entertainment system was published. The Famicom disk system version offered memory conditions, the NES conversion contained instead of its a memory password system. Kid Icarus was designt by Gunpei Yokoi, which is famous among other things for Metroid and the development of the Game Boys. The music was composed by Hirokazu Tanaka.
Kid Icarus was the basis the same play engine as Metroid, which made both lateral and perpendicular scrolling possible. Both plays were published on the same day. Metroid became however more successful than Kid Icarus. Metroid developed thereupon to one of the most well-known marks of Nintendo, during Kid Icarus only one continuation named Kid Icarus: OF Myths and of monster for Nintendo portable Game Boy received.
Apart from rumors over super a Famicom/a super NES successor (that never appeared), long forgotten, did not become anything over a continuation of the play admits. For the Game Boy became the successor Kid Icarus: OF Myths and of monster publishes, which did not near-hand however to the original. it was speculated to 2003 that the adjusted Capcom play DEAD Phoenix for the Gamecube was planned as continuation of Kid Icarus. 2004 were again published Kid Icarus in Japan for the Game Boy Advance as part of the Famicom mini series.
2005 suggested of Nintendo of legendary play designers Shigeru Miyamoto in an interview with the Internet side IGN.com that a Kid Icarus for at that time still the play console Wii which is in the development would be possible. One year later was presented to 2006 the Kid Icarus star pit than new playable figure for the third part of the popular super Smash Brothers row for Wii on the maintenance fair E