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Kid Icarus: UprisingNintendo's upcoming Kid Icarus: Uprising for the Nintendo 3DS may have a difficult time ahead of it.  Plenty of fans from the old Nintendo Entertainment System days have been waiting for the Kid Icarus franchise to return for a new installment, but I'd imagine that some are uneasy about the news coming out this week regarding the range of accessories that the game supports.  Uprising will make use of the Circle Pad Pro, but not for dual stick play; using the touchscreen as a secondary input for targeting is still required.  Instead the second pad will allow left-handed players to easily control the action.  This is a wonderful thing, but the $20 price of the second circle pad add-on may turn away some lefties.  Next up is the revelation that the game comes packed with a new stand designed to prop up the 3DS to prevent hand pains and fatigue.  Tiny Cartridge has the details on that:

I presume it’s to keep your portable still while you hold it with one hand and tap on the touchscreen, so the stereoscopic 3D effect isn’t broken? Or to make sure the system doesn’t put too much strain on your wrist, since you’ll be holding it with one hand? It seems like dual-stick support with Circle Pad Pro would have fixed this…

The stand will be packed with the game in all regions.  I don't know what I think of this.  I really need to try the finished product before judging it.  I know that I trust developer Masashiro Sakurai (creator of Kirby and Super Smash Bros.) and his team to come up with something special.  However, it does give me pause when I think that Uprising is a game that Nintendo believes will hurt hands to play it, so they're packing in a stand.  Don't get me wrong; that's a very generous thing to do and I don't ever want to discourage any company from going the extra mile for its customers.  I think any other hardware developer would ignore the issue and blame players' defective hands.  Unfortunately, requiring an add-on for left-handed play and offering a stand to prevent hand cramps may turn away more people than are attracted to the experience.  What do all of you out there think?  Is the stand a turn-off for you?  Would you buy a Circle Pad Pro to play comfortably?