1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
Critic Score User Score
FM-7
...
4.0
Commodore 64
75
3.4
J2ME
...
3.7
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Description

1942 is a vertically scrolling shooter for one or two players. The year is 1942, and you are a daring fighter pilot "Super Ace". You begin and end each of the numerous levels on an aircraft carrier and then fly your plane into battle against the enemy over both sea and land. After destroying certain plane formations you can collect several different power ups to increase your fire power and chances of survival.

Screenshots

1942 NES Fighting enemy planes
1942 FM-7 Deployed for battle
1942 Amstrad CPC This biplane is much bigger than those at the start of the stage
1942 Amstrad CPC Arrived at another base

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3006)
A great game 1942 NES akumakun (6)
Classic arcade shoot em up Game Boy Color Vagelis Daskalos (1)

Critic Reviews

Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Oct, 1986 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Dec, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 9 out of 10 90
Commodore User Commodore 64 Nov, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jun, 1989 68 out of 100 68
HappyPuppy Game Boy Color Aug 16, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
Crash! ZX Spectrum Oct, 1986 63 out of 100 63
All Game Guide Game Boy Color 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Hardcore Gaming 101 NES 2000 5 out of 10 50
IGN BREW Mar 07, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45

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