1942: Joint Strike Xbox 360

User Score
6.2

Mixed or average reviews- based on 22 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 22
  2. Negative: 5 out of 22

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  1. Sep 6, 2013
    1
    This game is supposed to be an "enhanced" remake of 1942. But there's absolutely nothing enhanced. Some levels are taken away. You can't save mid-mission, so once you play the game once, you basically are stuck playing the same short game over and over. If you want real sky shooting, try Aegis Wing. At least that's free.
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68

Mixed or average reviews - based on 36 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 36
  2. Negative: 3 out of 36
  1. Edge Magazine
    40
    A remake that's peculiarly of its time: a western-style, casual gaming aping of the Japanese shoot 'em up that's less homage than banal dilution, and the game sucks the life and vibrancy from its rich lineage. [July 2008, p.99]
  2. Games Master UK
    83
    A competent but uninspiring update of a classic arcade game. [July 2008, p.82]
  3. X-ONE Magazine UK
    80
    The game employs some brilliant animaitons for dying enemy units. [Issue#33, p.116]