1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
Critic Score User Score
FM-7
...
4.0
Windows Mobile
...
3.6
ZX Spectrum
77
3.5
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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 Arcade Bigger enemy
1942 FM-7 Getting started
1942 Amstrad CPC Two of your companions join in the battle
1942 MSX (MSX1) Taking off

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3006)
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) Commodore 64 Dec, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Commodore User Commodore 64 Nov, 1986 9 out of 10 90
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Sep, 1989 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Nov, 1986 8 out of 10 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
Nintendo Life Wii Jan 28, 2011 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 50
The Video Game Critic NES Aug 06, 2000 D 25

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