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1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
Xbox 360
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Amstrad CPC
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3.7
Game Boy Color
56
3.3
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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 Flying fortress
1942 Game Boy Color And you get twice the firepower
1942 NES Fighting enemy planes
1942 NES Title screen

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3027)
A great game 1942 NES akumakun (6)
Classic arcade shoot em up Game Boy Color Vagelis Daskalos (1)

The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 9 out of 10 90
Tilt NES Dec, 1987 16 out of 20 80
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
All Game Guide Commodore 64 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
PC Powerplay J2ME Jun, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
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
GameZone BREW Mar 13, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
The Video Game Critic NES Aug 06, 2000 D 25

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