Excerpt: Classic top-down shooters have always been a blast to play. Having to face off against wave after wave of multiple types of enemies at once has been the pinnacle of this genre. There have been many games, like Ikaruga, that have tried to change up gameplay mechanics, but most of the time the games...
Summary: I wasn't the biggest fan of the 194X series when it was in the arcades but I do remember playing the game at various arcades growing up. This was mostly because I could barely get through the first level on a single quarter which frustrated me to no end.
Excerpt: Back in the golden age of arcade parlors, a time when the Nathan's Game Room still functioned as a sort of analog social networking service, Capcom had a little coin-op quarter sucker called 1942 .
Excerpt: The 1942 series has been around for a long time and has seen several arcade and console releases. 1942: Joint Strike is the first game in the series to hit the next gen consoles and it is the first to feature online co-operative play.
Conclusion: För 1942: Joint Strike är genren i sitt esse, där ursprunget inte är glömt och igenkänningsfaktorn är hög trots högupplöst grafik. Intensiteten känns dock gångad med tusen, eller så har jag blivit för gammal för snabb shoot ’em up-action.