NES Box Art: Kid Icarus
Released on December 19, 1986
The plot of Kid Icarus revolves around protagonist Pit’s quest for three sacred treasures, which he must equip to rescue the Grecian fantasy world Angel Land and its ruler, the goddess Palutena. The player controls Pit through platform areas while fighting monsters and collecting items. The game was developed by Nintendo’s Research and Development 1 division. It was designed by Toru Osawa and Yoshio Sakamoto, directed by Satoru Okada, and produced by Gunpei Yokoi.