Pocket Gamer: 1942 Review

The problem here is that, as it turns out 1942 hasn't aged all that well. A direct conversion does the game no favours as it throws the slow game speed and sparse level designs into stark contrast against 25 years of shoot-'em-up evolution. Of course, a complete refurbishment wouldn't be 1942 at all, so it's a fundamental flaw in concept that shoots 1942's score down.

It's one of those retro remakes that many will feel should probably never have been made.

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