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The Best NES Light Gun Games 

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Updated October 13, 2018 459 votes 125 voters 6.4k views 15 items

List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for Nintendo Entertainment System at some point.

If you owned a NES at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few Light gun games in your collection. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best NES Light gun games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling Light gun games that were released for NES. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Games featured on this list include everything from Duck Hunt to Hogan's Alley.

Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NES Light Gun Games
Released: 1984 (Nintendo Research & Development 1)
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Hogan's Alley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NES Light Gun Games
Hogan's Alley Released: 1984 (Intelligent Systems)
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Wild Gunman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NES Light Gun Games
Released: 1984 (Nintendo)
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Operation Wolf is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NES Light Gun Games
Released: 1987 (Taito Corporation)
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Gumshoe is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NES Light Gun Games
Released: 1986 (Nintendo)
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Gotcha! The Sport! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NES Light Gun Games
Released: 1987 (LJN)
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Barker Bill's Trick Shoo... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NES Light Gun Games
Released: 1990 (Nintendo)
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Freedom Force is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NES Light Gun Games
Released: 1988 (Nintendo)
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Chiller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NES Light Gun Games
Released: 1986 (Exidy)
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Shooting Range is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NES Light Gun Games
Released: 1989 (Tose Co.)
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Laser Invasion is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NES Light Gun Games
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To the Earth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NES Light Gun Games
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The Adventures of Bayou ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NES Light Gun Games
Released: 1988 (Konami)
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The Lone Ranger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NES Light Gun Games
Released: 1991 (Konami)
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Baby Boomer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NES Light Gun Games