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1945 1945 - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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This end-of-WWII scrolling shooter features planes flying in formation. There are superweapons and secret weapons like a flying wing.

1945 was produced by Capcom in 1998.

Capcom released 228 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1984. Capcom was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Capcom during the time period 1945 was produced include: Pocket Fighter, Battle Circuit, Street Fighter III - New Generation, Marvel Super Heroes Vs. Street Fighter, Red Earth, Rival Schools - United By Fate, Marvel Vs. Capcom, Jojo No Kimyou Na Bouken, Jojo's Venture, and Magical Tetris Challenge Featuring Mickey


Name 1945
Developer Capcom (Japan)
Year 1998
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 6771
Class Wide Release
Genre Scrolling Shooter
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire/Formation Change|Super Weapon
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

This is a typical vertically-scrolling shooter with massive power-ups. Shoot the smaller planes and work your way up to the boss at the end of the level. Think of the game as Raiden meets 1942 with nothing to attack on the ground.

1945 KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 5.00 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 5.00

Overall Like 5.00
Fun (Social) 5.00
Fun (Solo) 5.00
Collector Desire 5.00

Technical Rating: 5.00

Gameplay 5.00
Graphics 5.00
Originality 5.00
Sound/Music 5.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op 1945 Census

There are 14,955 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,548 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,348 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 3 known instances of this machine owned by 1945 collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. One is a set of circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]

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