DescriptionThe city of St. Canard is plagued by an unseen crime wave. The intelligence agency S.H.U.S.H. suspects that the shady organization F.O.W.L. and their valued operative Steelbeak are its causes. The caped superhero Darkwing has made quite some enemies in the criminal circles thanks to his past heroic deeds, and now the entire city has to pay for that. Naturally, the valiant duck is determined to travel through the dangerous streets of St. Canard, defeat his foes, and foil Steelbeak's plans.
Darkwing Duck is a side-scrolling platform game featuring the titular character from the Disney television series. The gameplay is similar to Duck Tales, also resembling Mega Man games in many ways. Darkwing's default weapon is a gas gun; special adapters that modify its functions can be collected during exploration. By using his cape, Darkwing is able to deflect some of the enemy projectiles. Weapons can be changed via a sub-screen.
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|Eggstraordinary. No wait. Quacktastic. How about just plain Ducky?||NES||Nancy "Infested" Kerrigan (39)|
|Let's get dangerous!||NES||ETJB (447)|
The Press Says
|GamePro (US)||NES||May, 1992||5 out of 5||100|
|Nintendo Magazine System UK||Game Boy||Apr, 1993||91 out of 100||91|
|Retroage||NES||Jan 12, 2008||8.3 out of 10||83|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||Game Boy||May, 1993||10 out of 12||83|
|Player One||Game Boy||Dec, 1993||81 out of 100||81|
|Total! (Germany)||Game Boy||May, 1993||2 out of 6||80|
|N-Force||NES||Sep, 1992||77 out of 100||77|
|Jeuxvideo.com||NES||Dec 17, 2010||14 out of 20||70|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||NES||Sep 26, 2005||7 out of 10||70|
|Nintendo Magasinet (Denmark)||Game Boy||1993||6 out of 10||60|
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EngineDarkwing Duck is actually running on the Mega Man game engine, hence why its style is quite similar to that of the Blue Bomber's.
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