Kid IcarusKid Icarus is the title of a game for the Famicom Disk System in Japan. In other markets, it was released for the Nintendo Entertainment System game console. Kid Icarus was designed by Gunpei Yokoi (1941-1997), famous for desiging ROB and Metroid. The main character in Kid Icarus was a small boy with wings named Pit. The game was based on the Metroid engine and contained both side and verticle scrolling action sequences. The music was composed by Hirokazu 'Hip' Tanaka.