A faithful recreation of the classic Capcom arcade shooter.

Posted on 16th Mar 2021. Follow @phaser_ and get the Phaser World newsletter.

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GaryD has created another wonderful retro remake. This time it's the classic Capcom shoot-em-up, 1942. A simple, yet highly playable vertical shooter. You take to the skies in your single fighter and battle the Japanese naval air fleet.

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You've got unlimited ammo and three barrel rolls, which will help get you out of trouble if things start getting a bit hectic. There are 32 levels with many of the original attack patterns, including both the bomber and super-bomber. Collect the power-ups to double your firepower and bring in extra support.

Space to fire. Left shift to roll. Cursors to fly. Good luck!

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