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1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
BREW
...
4.5
Game Boy Color
56
3.3
Arcade
...
2.8
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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 MSX Leave the flight deck
1942 Sharp X1 Title screen
1942 MSX Shot down!
1942 PC-88 Small planes come in white, green and red

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3028)
A great game 1942 NES akumakun (6)
Classic arcade shoot em up Game Boy Color Vagelis Daskalos (1)

The Press Says

Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Oct, 1986 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Nov, 1986 8 out of 10 80
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Jul, 1993 68 out of 100 68
Defunct Games Wii Feb 17, 2011 B- 67
Tilt ZX Spectrum Jan, 1987 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
GameSpot Game Boy Color Jun 15, 2000 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
The Video Game Critic NES Aug 06, 2000 D 25
Game Freaks 365 NES 2005 2 out of 10 20

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