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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 PC-88 Game over
1942 NES Each level starts on an aircraft carrier
1942 ZX Spectrum Take power
1942 PC-88 High score!

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1942 Screenshot
1942 Screenshot

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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

ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Commodore 64 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
Questicle.net NES Jan, 2011 B- 67
HappyPuppy Game Boy Color Aug 16, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
Nintendo Life Wii Jan 28, 2011 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 50
Tilt ZX Spectrum Jan, 1987 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
Electric Playground Game Boy Color 2000 5 out of 10 50
GameZone BREW Mar 13, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
Game Freaks 365 NES 2005 2 out of 10 20

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