Deer Drive Legends

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Deer Drive Legends
Developer(s) Raylight s.r.l.
Publisher(s) Maximum Games
Platform(s) Nintendo 3DS, Microsoft Windows, Wii, WiiWare
Release Nintendo 3DS
  • NA: May 27, 2012
  • EU: August 13, 2013 (eShop only)
  • NA: November 16, 2012
Microsoft Windows
  • NA: November 16, 2012 (Retail)
  • WW: January 7, 2013 (Digital)
  • NA: November 19, 2013
  • EU: November 28, 2013
Genre(s) Sports (Hunting)
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer

Deer Drive Legends is a three-dimensional hunting video game, developed by Raylight s.r.l.[1] This 3D hunting game was published by Maximum Games and released on the Nintendo 3DS in May 2012 for both retail and download via Nintendo eShop.[2] It was later ported as a Wii and retail Windows PC game, and released in November 2012. The PC version was re-titled as Deer Hunt Legends. Unexpectedly, the Wii version of the game was eventually re-released as a WiiWare title on November 19, 2013,[3] the first WiiWare title ever since Retro City Rampage launched on the platform in February 2013.

The PC version became available in Europe via digital distribution when it was released globally on Steam in January 2013. The Nintendo 3DS and WiiWare versions of the game were released in Europe in August and November 2013 respectively, wherein the Nintendo 3DS version is exclusively an eShop downloadable with a reduced price.[4][5]

Deer Drive Legends is rated T for Teens by the ESRB.[6] Deer Drive Legends has little relation to the 2007 Deer Drive and 2009 Deer Drive games, other than having similar titles and deer hunting concepts.


Deer Drive Legends takes place in numerous locations throughout the world, including the African Savannah, Rocky Mountains, and Great Lakes. Players will explore famed hunting regions across four continents in search of the biggest trophy.[7]


Players will take down a number of elusive animals such as bears, antelope, elk, deer, moose, and mountain lions. The game also features prehistoric species such as the Smilodon, T-Rex, and Gastornis.[8]


  1. ^ "Deer Drive Legends Official Press Release". Raylight Games. Retrieved 7 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Deer Drive Legends Tech Info". GameSpot. Archived from the original on 3 May 2012. Retrieved 7 May 2012. 
  3. ^ Whitehead, Thomas (2013-11-14). "Nintendo Download: 14th November (North America)". Nintendo Life. Retrieved 2013-11-15. 
  4. ^ Whitehead, Thomas (2013-08-05). "Nintendo Download: 8th August (Europe)". Nintendo Life. Retrieved 2013-11-15. 
  5. ^ Whitehead, Thomas (2013-11-25). "Nintendo Download: 28th November (Europe)". Nintendo Life. Retrieved 2013-11-26. 
  6. ^ "Deer Drive Legends Official Trailer". YouTube. Retrieved 7 May 2012. 
  7. ^ "Deer Drive Legends". Gamasutra. Retrieved 7 May 2012. 
  8. ^ "More hunting with Deer Drive Legends". Retrieved 7 May 2012.