Now a new generation will get to see just how weird a game Darkwing Duck really was. (credit: Capcom USA)
Once again, Capcom has handed some of its 8-bit classics to a team of capable retro-gaming stewards, and the results will land on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PCs on April 18: The Disney Afternoon Collection.
This themed collection includes six Disney-themed Capcom platformers from the NES era.
Their common thread (should the title not clue you in) is that their licenses come from Disney’s syndicated after-school cartoon series from the late ’80s and early ’90s: Duck Tales, Chip ‘n Dale’s Rescue Rangers, Darkwing Duck, and Tale Spin.
Those first two TV shows actually had two NES games each, and the sequels are in this compilation, as well.
Staying true to the theme, you won’t find Capcom’s other major Disney-themed NES platformer, Mickey Mousecapade. (In case you’re wearing rose-tinted nostalgia sunglasses, let me remind you how awful that game really was.)
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