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What’s the history of light gun games? How does the Zapper work? What other light guns worked on the Nintendo Entertainment System? How many games were compatible? In this video, I try to cover everything. This is the Ultimate Guide to NES Light Guns!

00:00 – Intro
01:17 – A Brief History of Light Guns
11:53 – How Does the Zapper Work?
16:54 – 3rd Party NES Light Guns
28:12 – Light Gun-Required NES Games
43:02 – Light Gun-Optional NES Games
54:25 – Outro / Credits

Special thanks to the Roanoke Pinball Museum for their “Shoot The Bear” footage –

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