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1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
J2ME
...
3.7
Windows
...
3.6
BREW
...
4.5
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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 J2ME Title screen
1942 MSX (MSX1) Here comes a big bomber
1942 Arcade Squadron
1942 NES Title screen

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3027)
A great game 1942 NES akumakun (6)
Classic arcade shoot em up Game Boy Color Vagelis Daskalos (1)

The Press Says

GameWorld NES Oct 18, 2007 9.1 out of 10 91
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Sep, 1989 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Mar, 1993 72 out of 100 72
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jun, 1989 68 out of 100 68
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 63 out of 100 63
Zzap! Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 58 out of 100 58
GameZone BREW Mar 13, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
IGN BREW Mar 07, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
VideoGame NES Feb, 1991 2 out of 5 40
Just Games Retro NES Jan 04, 2002 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

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