BackgroundA remake of the original R-Type, with some R-Type II elements thrown in. The evil Bydo Empire has once again returned to power. Only the R9 series of ships stands in their way before they destroy Earth.
GameplayYou can pick up various power ups on the way. These take the form of a front shield, which can be launched into swarms of enemies for maximum destruction.
FeaturesMore than 4 different weapon systems.
Various powers up's include missiles, shields and speed boosters.
Frenzied boss battles.
- Genre: Space Action
- Theme(s): Mechs/Bionics, Sci-Fi (Futuristic)
- Perspective(s): Flat side view
- Developer: Irem Software Engineering, Inc.
- Publisher: Irem Software Engineering, Inc.
Released North America Jun 1, 1991