Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date


  • US 18th Oct 1985
  • JP 18th Feb 1984
  • EU 15th Feb 1988

Wii U eShop

  • EU 22nd Oct 2015, £3.49
  • US 7th Jan 2016, $4.99


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    Just like Duck Hunt and Hogan's Alley, Wild Gunman was one of the first games released to take full advantage of the NES Zapper, and can now be played on the Wii U by using the Wii Remote's pointer instead. Based on Nintendo's light gun arcade machine, you might even remember seeing it in the Cafe 80's in Back to...

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About The Game

Test your sharpshooting skills against the best of the Wild West!

Do you have what it takes to be the fastest gun in the West? Wild Gunman pits you against quick-drawing outlaws to see if you can beat them with speed and accuracy. Originally for NES using the Zapper light gun, you now use the Wii Remote to take aim and fire before your opponent does. Three game modes let you take on one outlaw, or two at the same time, or a whole gang of them. Keep a cool head and a steady trigger finger, and show those outlaws who's the quickest on the draw.