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1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
NES
44
2.7
Game Boy Color
56
3.3
FM-7
...
4.0
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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 Sharp X1 Top 5 Scores
1942 ZX Spectrum Take power
1942 Game Boy Color Get Psyched
1942 J2ME There is a power-up that provides two wingmen.

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3026)
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
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) ZX Spectrum Dec, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Zzap! Commodore 64 Aug, 1989 87 out of 100 87
All Game Guide Commodore 64 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Nintendojo Game Boy Color 2000 7 out of 10 70
PC Powerplay J2ME Jun, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Nintendo Life Wii Jan 28, 2011 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 50
IGN Game Boy Color May 25, 2000 5 out of 10 50
GameSpot Game Boy Color Jun 15, 2000 4.5 out of 10 45
Game Freaks 365 NES 2005 2 out of 10 20

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