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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 You may catch enemy planes, just as in Galaga
1942 Commodore 64 Title Screen
1942 MSX Shot down!
1942 Arcade Flying fortress

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1942 Screenshot
1942 Screenshot

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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

ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) ZX Spectrum Sep, 1989 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jun, 1989 68 out of 100 68
Defunct Games Wii Feb 17, 2011 B- 67
HappyPuppy Game Boy Color Aug 16, 2000 6.5 out of 10 65
Retro4Ever NES Mar 04, 2013 5.5 out of 10 55
Tilt ZX Spectrum Jan, 1987 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 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
GameZone BREW Mar 13, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45

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