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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. You can also make your plane roll to avoid enemy attacks 3 times per life. There are 24 levels, the first being Midway and the last The Final Area.

Screenshots

1942 NES A very large enemy!
1942 J2ME Level boss
1942 PC-88 Game over
1942 PC-88 High score!

Promo Images

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3001)
A great game 1942 NES akumakun (6)
Classic arcade shoot em up Game Boy Color Vagelis Daskalos (1)

Critic Reviews

Commodore User Commodore 64 Nov, 1986 9 out of 10 90
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) ZX Spectrum Dec, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Zzap! Commodore 64 Aug, 1989 87 out of 100 87
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Jul, 1993 68 out of 100 68
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 63 out of 100 63
All Game Guide Game Boy Color 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Electric Playground Game Boy Color 2000 5 out of 10 50
Tilt ZX Spectrum Jan, 1987 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 50
GameSpot Game Boy Color Jun 15, 2000 4.5 out of 10 45

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Trivia

Capcom's First Console Game

1942 for the NES marks Capcom's first home video game.
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