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|Platform(s)||Virtual Console, Arcade|
|Release date(s)|| Arcade|
NA December, 1984
JP December 21, 2010
EU/AUS January 21, 2011
NA January 24, 2011
|Genre(s)||Shoot 'em up|
|Mode(s)||Single-player, Multiplayer (2)|
|Input methods||Wii Remote|
|GameIDs||E52E08, E52P08, E52J08|
1942 is a vertically scrolling shoot 'em up made by Capcom that was released for the arcade in 1984. It was the first game in the 19XX series. It was followed by 1943: The Battle of Midway.
1942 is set in the Pacific theater of World War II. The goal is to reach Tokyo and destroy the entire Japanese air fleet. The player pilots a plane dubbed the "Super Ace" (but its appearance is clearly that of a Lockheed P-38 Lightning). The player has to shoot down enemy planes; to avoid enemy fire, the player can perform a roll or "loop-the-loop". During the game the player may collect a series of power-ups, one of them allowing the plane to be escorted by two other smaller fighters in a Tip Tow formation. There were few enemies: Kawasaki Ki-61s, Mitsubishi A6M Zeros and Kawasaki Ki-48s. The boss plane is a Nakajima G8N.
There are no reported problems with this title.
This title does not need non-default settings to run properly.
The graph below charts the compatibility with 1942 since Dolphin'srelease, listing revisions only where a compatibility change occurred.
This title has been tested on the environments listed below:
|Windows 8||Intel Core 2 Duo T7100 @ 1.8GHz||Mobile Intel 965 Express Chipset||No problems||Jogait|