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1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
Game Boy Color
56
3.5
Xbox 360
...
5.0
Amstrad CPC
...
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 Game Boy Color A huge plane appears on your 7
1942 Sharp X1 End of stage summary
1942 Game Boy Color Your mission begins
1942 Sharp X1 Title screen

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3020)
A great game 1942 NES akumakun (6)
Classic arcade shoot em up Game Boy Color Vagelis Daskalos (1)

The Press Says

Commodore User Commodore 64 Nov, 1986 9 out of 10 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amstrad CPC Dec, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 9 out of 10 90
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 63 out of 100 63
Video Game Den NES Sep 18, 2011 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Electric Playground Game Boy Color 2000 5 out of 10 50
GameZone BREW Mar 13, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
GameSpot Game Boy Color Jun 15, 2000 4.5 out of 10 45
VideoGame NES Feb, 1991 2 out of 5 40
Just Games Retro NES Jan 04, 2002 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

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