1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
Critic Score User Score
Wii
...
4.5
Game Boy Color
56
3.5
Xbox 360
...
4.4
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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 PC-88 Shot down
1942 Amstrad CPC Shoot a group of planes, then get the POW icon to upgrade your weapons
1942 MSX Shot down!
1942 PC-88 Only 31 stages remaining

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3013)
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
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Sep, 1989 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Tilt NES Dec, 1987 16 out of 20 80
All Game Guide Commodore 64 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jun, 1989 68 out of 100 68
Defunct Games Wii Feb 17, 2011 B- 67
PC Powerplay J2ME Jun, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Game Informer Magazine Game Boy Color Jul, 2000 5.5 out of 10 55
GameSpot Game Boy Color Jun 15, 2000 4.5 out of 10 45
VideoGame NES Feb, 1991 2 out of 5 40

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