1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
Critic Score User Score
FM-7
...
4.5
Windows Mobile
...
4.2
Arcade
...
3.3
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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 NES Attacking planes with some weapon power ups
1942 PC-88 Small planes come in white, green and red
1942 PC-88 You may catch enemy planes, just as in Galaga
1942 FM-7 Flying over land

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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

GameWorld NES Oct 18, 2007 9.1 out of 10 91
Commodore User Commodore 64 Nov, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Tilt NES Dec, 1987 16 out of 20 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
HappyPuppy Game Boy Color Aug 16, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 63 out of 100 63
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
Electric Playground Game Boy Color 2000 5 out of 10 50

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