The long awaited Kid Icarus: Uprising is set to launch worldwide this March and is already looking like a really impressive game. Recently we reported that the game will be compatible with the Circle Pad Pro peripheral. Unlike Monster Hunter Tri G however, the game is not being bundled with it in Japan (although, it is available separately over there). Instead, as reported by Official Nintendo Magazine, Japanese gamers will be treated to a stand for their 3DS, which Masahiro Sakurai, the game’s director, has stated will work with any 3DS game.
The main use of the stand is to help players use both the circle pad to control Pit and use the touch screen to aim at the same time. It is currently unknown if the stand will be able to work alongside the Circle Pad Pro
Of course, humorous comparisons are already being made to Nintendo’s last experiment with 3D technology, which was known for having a stand: The failed Virtual Boy: