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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 PC-88 Shoot the medium-sized planes for bonuses
1942 Arcade Squadron
1942 Sharp X1 There are some flickering sprites when the action gets hectic
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 (3003)
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) Commodore 64 Dec, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 9 out of 10 90
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jun, 1989 68 out of 100 68
HappyPuppy Game Boy Color Aug 16, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
Video Game Den NES Sep 18, 2011 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Retro4Ever NES Mar 04, 2013 5.5 out of 10 55
Electric Playground Game Boy Color 2000 5 out of 10 50
GameSpot Game Boy Color Jun 15, 2000 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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