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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.

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1942 PC-88 Only 31 stages remaining
1942 Amstrad CPC Two of your companions join in the battle
1942 PC-88 In V1 mode, the graphics lose definition
1942 NES Title screen

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3003)
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
Commodore User Commodore 64 Nov, 1986 9 out of 10 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 Dec, 1986 9 out of 10 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amstrad CPC Dec, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jun, 1989 68 out of 100 68
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 63 out of 100 63
PC Powerplay J2ME Jun, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Tilt ZX Spectrum Jan, 1987 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
IGN BREW Mar 07, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
VideoGame NES Feb, 1991 2 out of 5 40

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