1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
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Windows Mobile
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4.2
Sharp X1
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J2ME
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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 Your mission begins
1942 FM-7 Oops...
1942 Amstrad CPC Exploded in mid-air
1942 PC-88 Shoot the medium-sized planes for bonuses

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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

Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Oct, 1986 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
GameWorld NES Oct 18, 2007 9.1 out of 10 91
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) ZX Spectrum Dec, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 9 out of 10 90
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Nov, 1986 8 out of 10 80
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Mar, 1993 72 out of 100 72
Nintendojo Game Boy Color 2000 7 out of 10 70
Zzap! Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 58 out of 100 58
Nintendo Life Wii Jan 28, 2011 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 50
GameZone BREW Mar 13, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45

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