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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. You can also make your plane roll to avoid enemy attacks 3 times per life. There are 24 levels, the first being Midway and the last The Final Area.


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Alternate Titles

  • "Capcom Arcade Cabinet: 1942" -- PSN title
  • "1942 MOBILE" -- Android title

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Critic Reviews

IGN Mar 07, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
GameZone Mar 13, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45


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Capcom's First Console Game

1942 for the NES marks Capcom's first home video game.
Kabushi (218243) added 1942 (BREW) on May 13, 2006
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