1942

1942

2011

System
Virtual Console Arcade
Publisher
Capcom
Developer
Capcom

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Game Rating

User Ratings: 1

Our Review: 5/10

Overview

Number of Players
2
Genre
Shooter
Release Date

Wii Shop

  • 24th Jan 2011, 800 points (USA)
  • 21st Jan 2011, 800 points (UK/EU)
  • 21st Dec 2010 (JPN)
Series
19XX

Screenshots (4)

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Reviews

  • 22

    Virtual Console / Virtual Console Arcade

    Review 1942

    A relic best left forgotten

    Capcom's 19XX series is quite fondly remembered, for offering some unique and very solid gameplay over the five installments it has had so far. At least, that mostly counts for the later four, but not so much for the first. Although not as bland as Exed Exes, 1942 does not really offer too many novelties other than its...

About The Game

This classic vertically-scrolling shoot 'em up is perhaps Capcom's finest moment in the pre-Street Fighter era.

Spawning a million clones and re-appearing throughout the history of gaming, 1942's biplane action needs no introduction. And now, for the first time on the Wii, the original and best version.