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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.

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1942 Amstrad CPC Exploded in mid-air
1942 J2ME Level completed.
1942 PC-88 Hunted by a large bomber
1942 MSX Leave the flight deck

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3003)
A great game 1942 NES akumakun (6)
Classic arcade shoot em up Game Boy Color Vagelis Daskalos (1)

Critic Reviews

GameWorld NES Oct 18, 2007 9.1 out of 10 91
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) ZX Spectrum Dec, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Commodore User Commodore 64 Nov, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Eurogamer.net (UK) Arcade Oct 24, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Nintendojo Game Boy Color 2000 7 out of 10 70
All Game Guide Commodore 64 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Crash! ZX Spectrum Oct, 1986 63 out of 100 63
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
The Video Game Critic NES Aug 06, 2000 D 25

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