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1942

Genre
Perspective
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
Windows Mobile
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3.6
PC-88
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4.5
FM-7
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4.0
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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 NES A very large enemy!
1942 ZX Spectrum Land on the boat for the next stage
1942 Amstrad CPC Exploded in mid-air
1942 Arcade Title screen

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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

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 9 out of 10 90
Nintendojo Game Boy Color 2000 7 out of 10 70
Happy Computer Commodore 64 Jan, 1987 63 out of 100 63
PC Powerplay J2ME Jun, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
All Game Guide Game Boy Color 2000 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Nintendo Life Wii Jan 28, 2011 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 50
Electric Playground Game Boy Color 2000 5 out of 10 50
GameZone BREW Mar 13, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
IGN BREW Mar 07, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
The Video Game Critic NES Aug 06, 2000 D 25

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