1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
Critic Score User Score
Commodore 64
75
3.5
PC-88
...
4.7
Xbox 360
...
4.4
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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 Amstrad CPC Two of your companions join in the battle
1942 MSX (MSX1) Taking off
1942 NES Flying a mission over land
1942 ZX Spectrum Land on the boat for the next stage

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3013)
A great game 1942 NES akumakun (6)
Classic arcade shoot em up Game Boy Color Vagelis Daskalos (1)

Critic Reviews

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
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Sep, 1989 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Nintendojo Game Boy Color 2000 7 out of 10 70
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 63 out of 100 63
Crash! ZX Spectrum Oct, 1986 63 out of 100 63
All Game Guide Game Boy Color 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Game Informer Magazine Game Boy Color Jul, 2000 5.5 out of 10 55
IGN Game Boy Color May 25, 2000 5 out of 10 50
Game Freaks 365 NES 2005 2 out of 10 20

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