Pixeljima 1942 9+

Vertical scrolling shoot-em-up

Owairakasoft Limited

    • 3.1 • 8 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Awesome retro shooter - similar to the classic 1942 arcade game from the 80s! but you can fly different planes, upgrade them, earn stars to rank up, and earn medals!

Pixeljima™ is a vertical scrolling shoot-em-up that features retro-style 8-bit like graphics. It's quite difficult!

The game is set in the Pacific theater of World War II in 1942. Famous battles in that theater include the "Attack on Pearl Harbor", the "Battle of Coral Sea", the "Battle of Midway", through to the "Battle of Iwo Jima" near the end of wwii where the game gets its name, "Pixel Jima".

Progression is a big feature of the game, where you collect stars to buy new aircraft, and aircraft upgrades. Stars collected also count towards your air force rank, and you can earn medals. As you get stronger, you will able to force deeper into the levels. Currently with Pacific Force and Coral Sea missions, with more being added.

You fly an American Lockheed P-38 Lightning airplane against all kinds of Japanese airplanes including Mitsubishi A6M's and Aichi D3A's. The opposition gets stronger as you progress through the levels. You fight mini-bosses through levels, end-of-level bosses, and new types of aircraft like helicopters appear. Watch out for ground targets too, and sneaky planes attacking from the side! Once you have bombing capability, you can unlock the Battle of the Coral Sea mission, which is a battle against the ships of a carrier group.

You can control your war bird with the touchscreen (each aircraft has different speeds, levels of speed upgrades, and they slow down when damaged). The plane shoots automatically. Upgrade your hawk to carry bombs under the wings for extra wwii shmup goodness!

- Retro-style pixel art graphics for 80s arcade nostalgia!
- 13 different player planes to spread your wings with
- Multiple weapon, armor, engine and utility upgrades for each plane
- Collect power up's to increase shot power, turret power, and bomb speed
- 2 Missions, with multiple levels each, with progressively more difficult enemies
- Full support for phones and tablets
- Leader board and achievements
- Earn stars to buy upgrades and rank up
- Earn medals

Pixeljima is a trademark of Owairakasoft Limited.
If you have any suggestions to make "Pixeljima 1942" even better please tell us!

What’s New

Version 1.2.7

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

New mission: Battle of the Coral Sea (the worlds first carrier battle).
New high score leader board for Coral Sea.
Updated achievement icons.

Ratings and Reviews

3.1 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

nauman s ,

not bad

FAQ section desperately needed on game rewards and how to earn them. Need a bit more faster maneuverability for planes.

happy 2cu ,

Doesn’t safe your levels

This game does not safe your level. You have to start all over on level one every time you open up the game. If it saved your level it would be a good game. Yes it retro but it is a decent game. Giving it one star until they fix the problem with it not saving your level.

DrKennz ,

Could be great but fails

Thot this was an awesome game but no saves makes it a loser.

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