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1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
...
...
MSX
...
3.5
Game Boy Color
56
3.3
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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 Shot down
1942 MSX Leave the flight deck
1942 NES Each level starts on an aircraft carrier
1942 Amstrad CPC Title

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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

Commodore User Commodore 64 Nov, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Nintendojo Game Boy Color 2000 7 out of 10 70
HappyPuppy Game Boy Color Aug 16, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 63 out of 100 63
PC Powerplay J2ME Jun, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
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
IGN BREW Mar 07, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
GameZone BREW Mar 13, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
The Video Game Critic NES Aug 06, 2000 D 25

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