Description1942 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. You can also make your plane roll to avoid enemy attacks 3 times per life. There are 24 levels, the first being Midway and the last The Final Area.
Part of the Following Groups
- 194x series
- Aircraft: P-38 Lightning
- BPjS / BPjM indexed games
- Genre: Scrolling shoot 'em up
- Historical conflict: World War II
|Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious?||NES||PCGamer77 (3001)|
|A great game 1942||NES||akumakun (6)|
|Classic arcade shoot em up||Game Boy Color||Vagelis Daskalos (1)|
|Sinclair User||ZX Spectrum||Oct, 1986||100|
|ASM (Aktueller Software Markt)||ZX Spectrum||Dec, 1986||9 out of 10||90|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Arcade||Oct 24, 2007||8 out of 10||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||60|
|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||30|
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