DuckTales

DuckTales

1989

System
NES
Publisher
Capcom
Developer
Capcom

8.0

Game Rating

User Ratings: 7

Our Review: 9/10

Overview

Also Known As
Disney's DuckTales
Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Platformer
Release Date

NES

  • 1st Sep 1989 (USA)
  • 1st Sep 1989 (UK/EU)
  • 26th Jan 1990 (JPN)
Series
DuckTales
Tags
Cartoon, Disney

Screenshots (11)

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Reviews

  • 64

    NES

    Review DuckTales

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    As part of our celebration week for the 30th Anniversary of the Famicom system, we'll highlight some key retro reviews to highlight the best of what the 8-bit system had to offer. Today we have DuckTales, and don't forget to click the Famicom banner on the homepage to see our content for this special occasion. Isn't it great when a...

About The Game

DuckTales is often a subject of NES-related nostalgia and was generally popular.

The game provides a good example of the work produced by Capcom in the late 1980s and early 1990s, along with such titles as those in the Mega Man franchise; both shared key personnel such as Tokuro Fujiwara, Keiji Inafune and Yoshihiro Sakaguchi. DuckTales has much in common with the Mega Man games: bright and colorful graphics, tight play control with unique gameplay dynamics (such as using Scrooge's cane as a weapon, tool, and pogo stick), and non-linear gameplay.