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Score Breakdown Based on 330 ratings
  1. 10 (23)
  2. 9 (31)
  3. 8 (119)
  4. 7 (105)
  5. 6 (28)
  6. 5 (15)
  7. 4 (6)
  8. 3 (0)
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  • Review Score:7

    1942: Joint Strike is a classic remake from the original. But without more content,repetitive gameplay,it's not worth it

    I found 1942 to be very beautiful when it came to graphics. Planes looked good, environments looked spectacular, even bosses had their own coat of goodness. Unfortunately what this game strolls away from is the gameplay ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.5

    Fun for a while

    The levels are WAY to short. You'll go through one in less than 5 minutes. The bosses are where the real challenge is, and you'll figure out their scripted patterns easily. Just play it on the hardest setting right fr... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.5

    WOW the memories.... it only makes me miss the arcade even more.

    This game carries the name of one of my most beloved arcade games. The only thing about it is, that is the only thing it carries. I would have loved to been able to hear some of the old music and if we could hear some of... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:4.5

    What flop, No comparison the the original

    I played the Arcade version and owned the NES version beat both as matter of fact I got so good at it at home I beat it and rolled the score board later that week I had my mom drive me to the Arcade and I beat it with on... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    Not the same 1942 you remember

    This game is not a remake like I thought it was going to be. Its totally different besides the over the top view. You have co-op for one, plus dual special moves when playing with a friend. The weapons are a bit outlandi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    blast from the past, over too soon!

    yeah, i have fond memories of this game from 20 years ago or so, i dont remember how long its been, so i was pretty excited to check out an update... and over all im happy i purchased this game, it looks great and has a ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6

    Fun little distraction for fans of the series

    If your looking for a vertical shooter with crazy bosses and historical fiction delt out to the max 1942: joint strike could be an intriguing offer. However for those of you who are wanting an in depth and additively fu... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    Its a short game with a lot of fun with a friend if you enjoyed the original.

    So being as this is my first review of a game I will try to be short and to the point. If you are reading this you are curious about the game play. If you have never played the old 1942 just think of galaga on steroids. ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6

    Dont buy it if you think that this game is worth it.

    i wasted my money on this game ,so let me tell you what this game got . absolutely nothing , i mean when you play you will try to find out where is the joy in this game ,you keep repeating the same missions only in diff... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    A great update to one of my favorite vertical shooters.

    Capcom has been a roll lately with their Xbox Live Arcade releases. We get Bionic Commando, Commando 3, Age Of Booty, etc. and luckily for me, they decided to remake 1942. I was ecstatic when I first heard of this game ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
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