1942 Wii
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  • Summary: 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 andThis 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. Expand
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  1. May 25, 2013
    7
    A challenging, old-school arcade shoot-em-up, 1942 ate a lot of my quarters when I was a kid. Like many older games, it has lost some of itsA challenging, old-school arcade shoot-em-up, 1942 ate a lot of my quarters when I was a kid. Like many older games, it has lost some of its luster over the years; the "music" and sound effects are grating, and much of the challenge comes from the fact it's difficult to see the bullets over some of the backgrounds. Still, this is a worthy purchase on the fading Wii Virtual Console and hopefully will be ported to the Wii U Virtual Console service. Expand
  2. Oct 28, 2013
    6
    It's pretty fun when you play this, just a space shooter nothing much but then I played 1943 TBOW and then this game was so bad compared to itIt's pretty fun when you play this, just a space shooter nothing much but then I played 1943 TBOW and then this game was so bad compared to it but the game is still good on it's own. Expand