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1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
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Windows Mobile
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3.6
MSX
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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 Game Boy Color And you get twice the firepower
1942 Arcade Plane starts
1942 Sharp X1 There are some flickering sprites when the action gets hectic
1942 J2ME Title screen

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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
Zzap! Commodore 64 Aug, 1989 87 out of 100 87
Tilt NES Dec, 1987 16 out of 20 80
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jun, 1989 68 out of 100 68
HappyPuppy Game Boy Color Aug 16, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
Crash! ZX Spectrum Oct, 1986 63 out of 100 63
All Game Guide Game Boy Color 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Electric Playground Game Boy Color 2000 5 out of 10 50
Nintendo Life Wii Jan 28, 2011 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 50
IGN Game Boy Color May 25, 2000 5 out of 10 50

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