Ahhh, the memories Nerfhas supplied us with through the ages. Nailing your brother in the eyeball, sneaking up on your friend and shooting him right in the swingers, getting your sister "execution style" in the back of the head—and that was all just last week. This legendary company has capitalized on the type of nostalgia that literally hits you right in the face.
Because growing up kinda sucks and getting pelted by foam really helps relieve the stress, we've decided to rummage through our past and find the best Nerf guns on Amazon Prime. Happy shooting, hombres.
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Price:$485 This baby's got an ammo box, a removable tripod, a 25-dart belt, and comes in a hot neon yellow/orange color scheme to ensure your victims know they are indeed being hunted. It also costs half a month's rent!
Nerf Combat Creatures TerraDrone
Price: $102 This is what every kid didn't even know they needed back in the mid-'90s, when the integration of robotics and playtime was limited to TEDDY F*CKING RUXPIN. This bastard steampunk dreamboat is remote-controlled and can fire up to 12 darts up to 45 feet away. It can walk over any kind of terrain and the head adjusts 360 degrees. This isn't a Nerf gun, it's a Nerf-bot.
Nerf Zombie Strike FlipFury Blaster
Price:$14.75 By being able to switch from one empty barrel to a fully-loaded one, the FlipFury Blaster shoots 12 darts at your target without the painstaking chore of reloading. Plus, you can't really go wrong with a double-barreled gun—or a double-barreled anything for that matter.
Nerf Zombie Strike Doublestrike Blaster
Price:$8.39 Small, sleek, no bells-and-whistles, just dart. This little ol' fashioned blaster is for the Nerf lover out there who seeks nothing but the sweet sound of dart on skin. Fires two darts, because sometimes that's all you need.
Price:$34.99 This maniacal beast can hit a target up to 75 feet away, blatantly circumventing the strict rules of times and space. An acceleration trigger shoots the bullets rapidly, making those hard-to-see targets who thought they were out-of-range very upset.
Nerf N-Strike SharpFire Blaster
Price: $14.99 Looks ornate, doesn't it? The SharpFire Blaster configures six different ways to give you the gun of your dreams. Removable ammo holder, even a makeshift silencer...which is funny, as one typically cannot hear the sound of a dart flying through the air—just the target as they yelp in defeat.
Nerf Zombie Strike Hammershot Blaster
Price:$14.99 For the person who just wants to take a blaster out of their pants and unload on that special someone. Unlike most of Nerf's pump-loading guns, which require two hands to load and shoot, you only need one hand to shoot the Hammershot Blaster. One hand, five darts. What you want to do with that other hand is up to you.
Nerf N-Strike Jolt Blaster
Price:$5.19 It may not look like much, but this tiny guy is absolutely vital during those raging office battles in which the hot orange nozzle of a massive blaster will give you away faster than you can say Nerf backwards...which is actually pretty easy. Taking cues from Men In Black's noisy cricket, this itty-bitty babe shoots shockingly far and fast.
Price:$28.57 Sometimes the appeal of a foam-spouting neon gun doesn't appeal to the masses, sometimes the touch of a bow is what gets the bloodlust pumping. The Nerf Mega ThunderBow Blaster is for those who yearn for a different kind of battle—one that involves class, marksmanship, and agility. This thing fires up to 100 friggin' feet and will most certainly put an eye out. This is some Game of Thrones sh*t.
Nerf Raider Rapid Fire CS-35
Price: $289.48 The name of the game is rapid fire. The attached air-powered blaster features 35-dart rapid-fire blasting, while a crucial drum magazine gives you massive ammo capacity for those days where you kinda just don't want to stop pelting your buds in the face. This the gun that starts and ends wars. You're welcome.
Jeremy Glass is the Vice editor for Supercompressor and has a Nerf gun hidden on his person at all times.