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Average Player Score Based on 1835 ratings
8.3
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Score Breakdown Based on 1835 ratings
  1. 10 (438)
  2. 9 (653)
  3. 8 (457)
  4. 7 (164)
  5. 6 (48)
  6. 5 (23)
  7. 4 (13)
  8. 3 (8)
  9. 2 (6)
  10. 1 (25)

Most Helpful Positive Player Reviews

  • Rating:9.7

    Quack Quack Quack

    What's not to love with this game? It's a basic light gun game with just the right amount of everything to make it sweet. You get ducks, dog rustles up ducks, and you shoot them. You don't need anything flashy for this a... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful

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  • Rating:10

    Duck Hunt is a classic arcade shooter that will appeal to everyone!!!

    Duck Hunt is an arcade shooter for the NES that uses the NES zapper to play. I played this on the Nostalgia.NES emulator, so there was a Zapper feature available so I played it like that. The aim of the game is to shoot ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    "Can Be Considered One of the NES Classics"

    Honestly, there isn't much to say about this game. You just point the Nintendo Zapper at the T.V. and shoot the ducks. Depending on the Zapper you will either: 1) hit all the ducks 2), miss the ducks, 3) hit and miss t... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Shoot the duck.

    The run down: Its a game where you shoot duck. What more do you want. And it some times came with the super Mario brothers in the same cartridge. This old time shooter made you want to stand there for hours on end shoot... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Good game, but the dog......

    I enjoyed Duck Hunt for the 5 or so hours I played it, you use the Nintendo Zapper to shoot ducks, and for one mode you shoot clay plates. There are 3 modes; One Duck(Game A), Two Ducks (Game B), and Clay Shooting(Game C... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Stop laughing at me you stupid dog!

    *** DUCK HUNT *** THE GOOD -Fun controls -Second player can control the movement of the ducks THE BAD -Zapper sometimes doesn't always work correctly -You can't shoot the dog OVERVIEW Duck Hunt is a f... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    Duck Hunt makes hunting quite fun and challenge worth getting along with the NES Zapper.

    Game Title: Duck Hunt Platform: NES Developer:Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Genre: Light-Gun Shooter Age Rating: N/A Release Date: 15th August 1987 ------------------------------------------------------------------... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    One of my first video games. Such memories...

    The game is simple. Basic. To the point. Your cartoon dog walks out and jumps into the grasses, flushing out the ducks. You take aim, shoot, and if you're good, your dog will bag the panicky foul for you. Sometimes I ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5

    Mmm Ducks!

    Duck hunt was one of the first games released for the NES. For duck hunt you used the NES zapper. The game has 3 modes: One Duck- In each round, there are 10 ducks for a player to shoot down. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7

    Damm that Dog to hell!!!

    Duck Hunt is a fun game dont get me wrong I think it's a classic NES game and it's really fun as well.But thier's one thing in that game that really pisses me off...Now the game is really fun shoot a few ducks and watch ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.5

    Stop Mocking ME!!

    I remember when i was a little gamer this and Super Mario Bros were the first games i'd ever played so i have soft spot for it and a hatred for it. Gamepley: Ok basically your a hunter shooting ducks with the Zapper G... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful