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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 Startup
1942 Arcade Squadron
1942 FM-7 Flying over land
1942 NES Attacking planes with some weapon power ups

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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
Commodore User Commodore 64 Nov, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Tilt NES Dec, 1987 16 out of 20 80
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Nov, 1986 8 out of 10 80
HappyPuppy Game Boy Color Aug 16, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
All Game Guide Game Boy Color 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Video Game Den NES Sep 18, 2011 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Retro4Ever NES Mar 04, 2013 5.5 out of 10 55
GameZone BREW Mar 13, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
GameSpot Game Boy Color Jun 15, 2000 4.5 out of 10 45

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