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1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
Wii
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4.6
FM-7
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4.0
Xbox 360
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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 (MSX1) Game over
1942 FM-7 Deployed for battle
1942 NES Approaching an island
1942 NES Flying a mission over land

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3028)
A great game 1942 NES akumakun (6)
Classic arcade shoot em up Game Boy Color Vagelis Daskalos (1)

The Press Says

Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Oct, 1986 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Zzap! Commodore 64 Aug, 1989 87 out of 100 87
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jun, 1989 68 out of 100 68
Defunct Games Wii Feb 17, 2011 B- 67
Zzap! Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 58 out of 100 58
Nintendo Life Wii Jan 28, 2011 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 50
Hardcore Gaming 101 NES 2000 5 out of 10 50
GameSpot Game Boy Color Jun 15, 2000 4.5 out of 10 45
IGN BREW Mar 07, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
Just Games Retro NES Jan 04, 2002 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30

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