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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 Shot down
1942 ZX Spectrum Big planes can shoot in all directions
1942 NES A very large enemy!
1942 FM-7 Title screen

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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

GameWorld NES Oct 18, 2007 9.1 out of 10 91
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amstrad CPC Dec, 1986 9 out of 10 90
Commodore User Commodore 64 Nov, 1986 9 out of 10 90
All Game Guide Arcade 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Arcade Oct 24, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Nintendojo Game Boy Color 2000 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine Game Boy Color Jul, 2000 5.5 out of 10 55
Nintendo Life Wii Jan 28, 2011 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 50
Hardcore Gaming 101 NES 2000 5 out of 10 50
The Video Game Critic NES Aug 06, 2000 D 25

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