A new $110 light gun for old Duck Hunts: Ars tests an HDTV-friendly option

Enlarge / Duck Hunt without a CRT? It’s finally doable, thanks to the Sinden Lightgun.Sam Machkovech

Over the past decade, we’ve seen nearly every classic gaming console receive a cute, miniaturized re-release—and the variety has been staggering, from titans like the NES to arcade niche favorites like Neo Geo and Sega Astro City.

Yet somehow, one massive retro-gaming category has been left unmined for a nostalgic buck: the light gun genre. Nintendo never packed shooting-gallery classics like Duck Hunt into a plug-and-play Zapper, while companies like Sega and Namco have never released their legendary arcade gun games as convenient, shoot-at-the-TV collector’s editions.

Until recently, the wisdom preventing such a

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