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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.

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1942 J2ME Larger planes are tougher.
1942 NES Attacking planes with some weapon power ups
1942 Sharp X1 Boss plane Ayako
1942 PC-88 Shot down

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? NES PCGamer77 (3003)
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
Nintendojo Game Boy Color 2000 7 out of 10 70
Commodore Force Commodore 64 Jul, 1993 68 out of 100 68
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jun, 1989 68 out of 100 68
HappyPuppy Game Boy Color Aug 16, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
Retro4Ever NES Mar 04, 2013 5.5 out of 10 55
IGN Game Boy Color May 25, 2000 5 out of 10 50
Electric Playground Game Boy Color 2000 5 out of 10 50
Just Games Retro NES Jan 04, 2002 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
The Video Game Critic NES Aug 06, 2000 D 25

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