1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
Critic Score User Score
NES
44
2.7
Xbox 360
...
4.4
Sharp X1
...
5.0
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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 In V1 mode, the graphics lose definition
1942 ZX Spectrum And you get twice the firepower
1942 ZX Spectrum Your mission begins
1942 J2ME Title screen

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3011)
A great game 1942 NES akumakun (6)
Classic arcade shoot em up Game Boy Color Vagelis Daskalos (1)

Critic Reviews

Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Oct, 1986 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) ZX Spectrum Dec, 1986 9 out of 10 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amstrad CPC Dec, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 63 out of 100 63
Crash! ZX Spectrum Oct, 1986 63 out of 100 63
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
IGN BREW Mar 07, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
VideoGame NES Feb, 1991 2 out of 5 40
Game Freaks 365 NES 2005 2 out of 10 20

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