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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 MSX Title Screen
1942 J2ME Level completed.
1942 ZX Spectrum Your mission begins
1942 NES A very large enemy!

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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) Amstrad CPC Dec, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Nov, 1986 8 out of 10 80
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Sep, 1989 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Nintendojo Game Boy Color 2000 7 out of 10 70
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Jul, 1993 68 out of 100 68
HappyPuppy Game Boy Color Aug 16, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
Zzap! Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 58 out of 100 58
Game Informer Magazine Game Boy Color Jul, 2000 5.5 out of 10 55
GameZone BREW Mar 13, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45

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