System: NES | Genre: Shooter | Published by: Capcom | Release Date: 1988
Are you ready for the ultimate air/sea battle? The game 1943 (Buy on eBay) is the sequel to the extremely successful 1942 vertically scrolling shooter game released in the previous year.
The setting for the game is off the coast of the Midway Islands. A Japanese fleet has bombed an American aircraft carrier and it is your mission to pursue and attack Japanese air and sea forces. There are 16 levels of action, each with a boss battle. The game concludes with the destruction of the Japanese battleship Yamato.
There are many improvements to the previous game. In addition to better graphics and sound, the plane now has a refillable fuel meter and you can distribute points from power ups to improve either offensive power, defensive power, energy level, special weapons, or special weapons time limit. Furthermore, there are passwords to continue at a certain level.