Solomon's Key for the NES was released in Japan on this day in 1986.

1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
Wii
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Arcade
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2.8
NES
44
2.7
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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 Game Boy Color Get Psyched
1942 J2ME Level boss
1942 NES Title screen
1942 ZX Spectrum Land on the boat for the next stage

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3028)
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
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 9 out of 10 90
HappyPuppy Game Boy Color Aug 16, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
Crash! ZX Spectrum Oct, 1986 63 out of 100 63
Video Game Den NES Sep 18, 2011 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
Tilt ZX Spectrum Jan, 1987 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
GameSpot Game Boy Color Jun 15, 2000 4.5 out of 10 45
GameZone BREW Mar 13, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
VideoGame NES Feb, 1991 2 out of 5 40

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