50 Games Like 1942

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Missileman, .Decluster - into the Bullet Hell, and Sky Force Reloaded are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are R-Type Dimensions EX released the 27 November 2018 and ranked #14, VRITRA released the 30 August 2018 and ranked #33, Iro Hero released the 31 May 2018 and ranked #24.

50 Games like 1942 daily generated comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes shooter games for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

1# Missileman - 2017

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Can you beat all 16 stages across four Zones to ultimately defeat The Eye? Dodge walls and obstacles that scroll by at ultrasonic speeds while still aiming carefully to target each enemy, one by one. Earn points by leveling up, which you can then use to upgrade your abilities in three separate skill trees.

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2# .Decluster - into the Bullet Hell - 2015

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Because it is designed for mobile devices, you can control easily on the iPhone / iPad. If you are beginner fun of shooter, the novice difficulty is a good choice. If it is hard to see the screen because of your finger, or you have incongruous with the slide control, then try to adjust them.

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5# Leviathan Starblade - 2016

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Leviathan Starblade is a vertical scrolling shmups (shoot’em up), but along with the standard forward facing guns each player ship also comes equipped with a turret. This turret can fire or swing your Starblade in any direction. The Starblade can be used to cut down most enemy projectiles.

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6# Raiden V - 2016

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A quarter-century after the arcade hit Raiden first left its mark on the shooting genre, the series now comes to the Xbox One in its most modern and advanced form yet! Join the war for Earth's future, where the tide of battle holds constant surprises, in this game that's easy to learn, but difficult to master. Using Xbox One cloud functionality to its fullest, now all players can easily access their data, allowing you and your comrades-in-arms to enter the fray side-by-side!

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8# Gunbird - 2016

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Each character has own story and special ending Gun Bird's infinite attraction different to other simple flying game - Harmony of splendid lethal move and powerful skill Each character has own lethal move which can activate at the critical moment! Touch skill button: Fires close attack by using a part of gauge collected on the top

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9# SPACE MOUSE 35th Anniversary edition - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game SPACE MOUSE 35th Anniversary edition
Screenshot of the video game SPACE MOUSE 35th Anniversary edition
Screenshot of the video game SPACE MOUSE 35th Anniversary edition

Guide Alice, cat astronaut extraordinaire, to the top of the building without being caught by the vicious Space Mice. The original version of this vertically-scrolling maze game was released in September 1981 for the PC-8001. It was designed by Takanari Suzuki, Japan’s first star game creator.

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10# 3D Fantasy Zone - 2015

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Additional features include: adjustable difficulty settings, the ability to save your game for later review, inclusion of both the Japanese and Overseas versions of the original game, a Stage Select feature that allows players to save and resume progress mid-game, and adjustable difficulty settings. 3D Fantasy Zone™ also offers players an unlockable mode with new weaponry and gameplay and an original song called UPA-UPA.

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11# Wolf of the BF: Commando MOBILE - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game Wolf of the BF: Commando MOBILE
Screenshot of the video game Wolf of the BF: Commando MOBILE
Screenshot of the video game Wolf of the BF: Commando MOBILE

Armed with a sub-machine gun and a limited supply hand grenades, players battle through legions of enemy troops in this classic vertical scrolling shooter. Note: The game has been optimized for the unique play experience of smartphones and may differ in some ways from prior releases.

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13# Sky Force 2014 - 2014

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Harnessing the intensity of classic arcade shoot-em-ups combined with the hottest smartphone technology, Sky Force 2014 offers a stunning scrolling shooter experience with an incredible new social gameplay element. This 10th anniversary edition adds incredible depth to the series through stunning 3D graphics, intuitive touchscreen controls and a powerful upgrade system thatll keep you blasting for hours on end. Weekly tournaments take place on unique new levels as you battle it out against legions of other Sky Force 2014 players, offering great rewards not only for winning, but for rescuing other pilots whove already been taken down!

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14# R-Type Dimensions EX - 2018

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The new 3D graphics are accompanied by fully reimagined arrangements of the timeless R-Type music tracks! Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy). R-Type Dimensions is protected under US and international copyright laws 1987-2018 Tozai, Inc. and/or Irem Software Engineering Inc.

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16# Castle of Shikigami - 2017

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Castle of Shikigami is a dark, supernatural vertically-scrolling shoot-’em-up classic. Summer, 2005: Tokyo's Metropolitan Police Force is investigating an occult serial killer. Specialists have been called in to investigate. The case is called “The Castle of Shikigami Incident”.

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17# The Tale of Alltynex - 2014

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The second chapter in one of the most loved and respected Japanese shooting game series ever: The Tale of ALLTYNEX by Japanese indie developer SITER SKAIN. Carefully crafted play experiences, destructive fun, and absorbing gameplay have made the ALLTYNEX trilogy renowned in shooting game communities.

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18# ACA NeoGeo: Pulstar - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game ACA NeoGeo: Pulstar
Screenshot of the video game ACA NeoGeo: Pulstar
Screenshot of the video game ACA NeoGeo: Pulstar

The game features a verity of offensive and defensive options, including 5 unique Voyager items and special IO items. Use everything at your disposal to protect your ship and defeat the alien threat! Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.

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19# 1942 MOBILE - 2017

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About 1942 Set in the Pacific theater during World War II, this vertically scrolling shoot 'em up tasks players with battling through the entire enemy fleet. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Note: The game has been optimized for the unique play experience of smartphones and may differ in some ways from prior releases.

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20# 3D Thunder Blade - 2015

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3D Thunder Blade is a recreation of a one-of-a-kind combat originally released in 1987, re-mastered for the Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system. 3D Thunder Blade also introduces brand new remixes of the original in-game music that can be toggled ‘on’ and ‘off’ and an unlockable Special Mode with updated gameplay, new enemies, and a more powerful fighter.

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22# GET HER BACK: A Journey To The Creature Island - 2018

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HERO and FLORA are on a romantic boat date, today Hero has decided to propose his love Flora, But the boat slowly sailed into some mysterious waters, and here they encountered "CREATUA" the KING of Creature Island. *** Now Flora needs you HERO, emerge your fighting spirit and blast your way through awesome and exciting Levels and GET HER BACK!.

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23# Arcade Archives: Nova 2001 - 2015

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Its main purpose is to continue to defeat a variety of enemies that appear in each stage. The 'Arcade Archives' series has faithfully reproduced the masterpieces of classic arcade games on the PS4 system while taking advantage of the additional features the PS4 system offers. Players can share play screens and video with the SHARE feature, and can also compete with other players online to improve your standing on the online score ranking leaderboard.

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24# Iro Hero - 2018

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In a world where humans are used as power supplies, only one man has the will to change it all! Iro Hero is a vertical shoot ’em up with beautiful pixel art graphics inspired by many old-school classics. Staged across 9 action-packed levels, Iro Hero features a unique and fresh four-color polarity system, with interactive elements,...

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25# Capcom Arcade Cabinet - 2013

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Capcom's pedigree arcade games are back! Take on players from around the world in 'score attack' and even play together with online co-op! (Only for titles that support this feature.) Check out these classic games, now loaded with a 'casual mode' geared towards newcomers and other new features. Play the full game of 'Black Dragon' and try out '1943' and ' Avengers' in this free trial!

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