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1942 (NES)

Genre
Perspective
Theme
44
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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 NES Each level starts on an aircraft carrier
1942 NES Flying a mission over land
1942 NES Title screen
1942 NES Approaching an island

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User Reviews

Who knew WWII in the Pacific was so much like Xevious? PCGamer77 (3027) 1.75 Stars1.75 Stars1.75 Stars1.75 Stars1.75 Stars
A great game 1942 akumakun (6) 3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars3.25 Stars

The Press Says

GameWorld Oct 18, 2007 9.1 out of 10 91
Tilt Dec, 1987 16 out of 20 80
Video Game Den Sep 18, 2011 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Hardcore Gaming 101 2000 5 out of 10 50
VideoGame Feb, 1991 2 out of 5 40
Just Games Retro Jan 04, 2002 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
The Video Game Critic Aug 06, 2000 D 25
Game Freaks 365 2005 2 out of 10 20

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Servo (55921) added 1942 (NES) on Dec 12, 2002
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