Good old Duck Hunt, it never failed to make my after school days much brighter. What could be better than shooting that awesome NES Zapper and well, murdering ducks? Okay, maybe a lot of things could have been better, but as a child of the 90’s, back then Duck Hunt was the best. To be honest I give this game credit for my awesome aiming skills as an adult, and it’s also why we keep that old box TV around. (NES Zapper is not compatible with LCD or Plasma screen TVs.)

Duck Hunt was released in Japan in 1984, then was released in the US in 1985 as a launch game for the NES. Duck Hunt did receive some negative feedback, saying that the game was boring and needed more levels, or variety. I disagree because in the game you do exactly what the title says, you hunt ducks. I’m not sure how you could make that more entertaining.

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