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1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
Critic Score User Score
ZX Spectrum
77
...
BREW
...
4.7
Game Boy Color
56
3.5
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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 FM-7 Deployed for battle
1942 Amstrad CPC Two of your companions join in the battle
1942 Arcade Squadron

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3020)
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
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amstrad CPC Dec, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Tilt NES Dec, 1987 16 out of 20 80
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Mar, 1993 72 out of 100 72
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Jul, 1993 68 out of 100 68
HappyPuppy Game Boy Color Aug 16, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
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
GameZone BREW Mar 13, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45

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