1942

1942 (VC Arcade)

1984

System
Virtual Console Arcade
Publisher
Capcom
Developer
Capcom

N/A

Game Rating

User Ratings: 2

Our Review: 5/10

Overview

Number of Players
2
Genre
Shooter
Release Date

Arcade

  • Dec 1984

Virtual Console Arcade

  • Dec 1984

Wii (Wii Shop)

  • 24th Jan 2011, 800 points
  • 21st Jan 2011, 800 points
  • 21st Dec 2010
Series
19XX
Also Available On
GBC

Screenshots (4)

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Reviews

  • Review 1942 (Virtual Console / Virtual Console Arcade)

    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.