Duck Hunt Brings the Bird Home for Christmas on Wii U Virtual Console

on December 19, 2014 11:03 AM

The holidays are the time for celebrating friendship and family, enjoying excellent meals, and hunting ducks – right? Well, if you’re a fan of the lightgun-centric NES classic Duck Hunt, prepare for a wonderful nostalgia trip.

In a press release, Nintendo confirmed that Duck Hunt will make its debut on the Wii U Virtual Console, with the game coming to Wii U on December 25th, 2014 for $4.99. Playable through the Wii U GamePad and supporting two players simultaneously, Duck Hunt will bring back the classic duck shooting and clay pigeon blasting modes, along with the infamous laughing dog. Oh…that infamous laughing dog.

Duck Hunt will release for Wii U Virtual Console on December 25th, 2014.

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Ryan is the Features Editor at DualShockers, with over five years' experience in the world of video games culture and writing. He holds a BA in English & Cinema from Binghamton University, and lives in New York City.