For detailed information about this series, see: Capcom's 1940 Series Wikia.

194X is a side-scrolling shoot'em up video game series by Capcom.

Video Games

  • 1942 (December 1984), Arcade. Later ported to the NES, MSX, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, NEC PC-8801, Commodore 64, Game Boy Color, mobile phones and iOS. Re-released on the Wii Virtual Console in 2010.
  • 1943: The Battle of Midway (June 1987), Arcade. Later ported to the NES (under the subtitle The Battle of Valhalla in Japan), Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Amiga and mobile phones.
    • 1943 Kai (June 1988). A Japan-exclusive enhanced remake of 1943: The Battle of Midway for Arcades. Later released on PC-Engine.
  • 1941: Counter Attack (February 1990), Arcades on the CPS-1 hardware. Later released on SuperGrafx.
  • 19XX: The War Against Destiny (January 1996), Arcades on the CP System II hardware.
  • 1944: The Loop Master (June 20, 2000), Arcades on the CPS-2 Arcade hardware.
  • 194X -3D DOGFIGHT- (2006), Mobile phones.
  • 1942: Joint Strike (July 23, 2008), PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PlayStation Portable.
  • 1942: First Strike (July 1, 2010), iOS.
  • 194X-II (September 2, 2010), Mobile phones.

Links to other series

Direction Series Date Description Type

4Arrow L Vulgus198412 December 1984The Yashichi enemy from Vulgus appears as an item in games of the 194X series.2

5Arrow R Captain Commando198611 November 1986The NES ports of 1942 and 1943: The Battle of Midway are part of the Captain Commando Challenge Series.2

5Arrow R Legendary Wings198611 November 1986"1942" is one of the default names in the hi-score screen in Legendary Wings.3

4Arrow L Side Arms198706 June 1987Mobichan from Side Arms appears as an item and in the credits of 1943: The Battle of Midway and as an item in 1944: The Loop Master, while "1942" is one of the default names in the hi-score screen in Side Arms.1

4Arrow L SonSon198706 June 1987The dragonfly and bamboo sprout from SonSon appear as items in several games of the 194X series.2

5Arrow R Hissatsu Buraiken198702 February 1987"1942" is one of the default names in the hi-score screen in Avengers.3

5Arrow R Capcom Baseball198910 October 1989One of the players in the "Capcom Games" team is named "43", in reference to 1943: The Battle of Midway.3

5Arrow R Adventure Quiz19901221 December 21, 1990Capcom Quiz: Hatena? no Daibouken features characters from 1942.1

5Arrow R Capcom Generations19980827 August 27, 1998Capcom Generations 1 includes the first three games in the 194X series.2

5Arrow R SNK vs. Capcom19991021 October 21, 1999The P-38 Lightning biplane from 194X is featured in SNK vs. Capcom: Card Fighters' Clash.2

5Arrow R Capcom Arcade2003 2003"1942 and 1943: The Battle of Midway are included in Capcom Arcade Hits: Volume 2 and Capcom Arcade. 1943: The Battle of Midway is included in Capcom Arcade Cabinet as part of the "Game Pack 1", 1942 is included in the "Game Pack 5" and 1943 Kai is included as a bonus game.2

5Arrow R Capcom Classics Collection20050927 September 27, 2005Various 194X games are included in the various Capcom Classics Collection titles.2

5Arrow R Zack & Wiki20071023 October 23, 2007One of the mysterious treasures in Zack & Wiki: Quest for Barbaros' Treasure is a trophy of the P-38 Lightning sprite from 1941: Counter Attack.2


Arrow L & R

Street Fighter20080723 July 23, 2008Cammy is featured in artworks for 1942: Joint Strike, while planes from 1942 are selectable in Street Fighter × All Capcom.1

5Arrow R Tatsunoko vs. Capcom20081211 December 11, 2008Hakushon Daimaoh is transported to the world of 1942 in his ending in Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Cross Generation of Heroes.1

5Arrow R Lost Planet2010511 May 11, 2010"1942" is one of the unlockable Nom de Guerres in Lost Planet 2.2

5Arrow R High Score Girl2011 2011Chapter 21 of High Score Girl has a cameo of 1942.2

5Arrow R Mega Man20121129 November 29, 2012A sprite of the P-38 Lightning biplane from 1942 is part of Arcade Man's attack in Rockman Xover.2

5Arrow R Minna to Series20121025 October 25, 2012Minna to Capcom All Stars and Street Fighter × All Capcom feature planes from 194X.1

5Arrow R Dead Rising2014069 June 9, 2014The P-38 Lightning biplane from 1942 appears as an item in Super Ultra Dead Rising 3' Arcade Remix Hyper Edition Ex Plus Alpha; Dead Rising 4 features a 1943 board game in its background.1