Wild Gunman (NES)

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As a lawman in the old west, you carry around a tin star and your NES Zapper. Your goal to to chase down outlaws and then win out over them in a fast-draw competition. Simply put, wait for your opponent to say "Fire" and then shoot first and shoot fast to win.

Wild Gunman can be played against one bandit, two bandits or in Gang mode where you shoot them as they appear in the doors and windows of an old saloon.


Wild Gunman NES A wandering bandido
Wild Gunman NES Failure
Wild Gunman NES Draw!
Wild Gunman NES Title Screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "ワイルドガンマン" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Sep, 1987 7 out of 10 70
Questicle.net Jan, 2014 B- 67
Génération 4 1987 63 out of 100 63
All Game Guide 1998 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Tilt Dec, 1987 11 out of 20 55
1UP! Jul 15, 2005 42 out of 100 42
The Video Game Critic Jun 15, 2007 C- 42
VideoGame Mar, 1991 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Video Chums Jan 09, 2016 2.9 out of 10 29
Power Play May, 1988 2.5 out of 10 25


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Wild Gunman was the first game ever made for use with the Zapper light gun, with Duck Hunt coming out two months later in Japan.

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WildKard (12984) added Wild Gunman (NES) on Feb 07, 2004
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