Ducktales on a Rampage | Infinite Grenade Launcher Podcast | Retro Gaming
Tim’s Retro Gaming segment returns with Duck Tails for the NES Nintendo Gaming System. Classic. Golden. Scrooge McDuck has never been more violent. Play as the Duck one percent and smack some people with your cane.
Produced by the guys who made the Mega Man series, DuckTales would go on to sell over a million copies worldwide on each system, making it Capcom’s best-selling title. The game was loved by players for the sensitive controls, unique/non-linear gameplay and colorful visuals, and is on many a best list for the NES.
DuckTales 2 followed in 1993. A Remastered version was developed featuring high resolution graphics and most of the original voice cast from the show, for 2013 for PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U.
DuckTales is an action platformer video game developed and published by Capcom and based on the Disney animated TV series of the same name. It was first released in North America for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1989 and was later ported to the Game Boy in 1990. The story involves Scrooge McDuck traveling around the globe collecting treasure and outwitting his rival Flintheart Glomgold to become the world’s richest duck.
Produced by key personnel from the Mega Man series, DuckTales would go on to sell over a million copies worldwide on each system, becoming Capcom’s best-selling title for both platforms. The game was praised for its tight control, unique and non-linear gameplay and bright presentation, and is often regarded as one of the best titles for the NES, appearing on numerous “Best of” lists.
DuckTales was followed by a sequel, DuckTales 2, in 1993. A Remastered version of DuckTales developed by WayForward Technologies, featuring high resolution graphics and most of the original voice cast from the show, was released in 2013 for PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U. The original 8-bit version of the game will be included in The Disney Afternoon Collection compilation for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
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