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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.

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1942 NES Each level starts on an aircraft carrier
1942 ZX Spectrum Game Over
1942 MSX (MSX1) Here comes a big bomber
1942 Sharp X1 Top 5 Scores

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3003)
A great game 1942 NES akumakun (6)
Classic arcade shoot em up Game Boy Color Vagelis Daskalos (1)

Critic Reviews

Commodore User Commodore 64 Nov, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Eurogamer.net (UK) Arcade Oct 24, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Mar, 1993 72 out of 100 72
All Game Guide Commodore 64 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Video Game Den NES Sep 18, 2011 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
All Game Guide Game Boy Color 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Zzap! Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 58 out of 100 58
IGN Game Boy Color May 25, 2000 5 out of 10 50
The Video Game Critic NES Aug 06, 2000 D 25
Game Freaks 365 NES 2005 2 out of 10 20

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