System: Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)
Release Date: September 14, 1989
The cartoon series premiered on September 18, 1987, and ran for a total of 100 episodes over four seasons, with its final episode airing on November 28, 1990. Based upon Uncle Scrooge and other Duck universe comic books created by Carl Barks, the show follows Scrooge McDuck, his three grandnephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie, and close friends of the group, on various adventures, most of which either involve seeking out treasure or thwarting the efforts of villains seeking to steal Scrooge's fortune.
Produced by key personnel from the Mega Man series, DuckTales would go on to sell over a million copies worldwide, becoming one of Capcom's best-selling titles. The game was praised for its tight control, unique and non-linear gameplay and bright presentation, and is often regarded as one of the best titles for the NES, appearing on numerous "Best of" lists.
Challenge Tip: Only treasure give you points. Defeating enemies doesn't.