R-Type

1987

Nintendo

Blast Off And Strike

Scrolling shoot-em-up game. Use your force to help kill the aliens. Pick up power-ups that appear when you kill "Armos". Power-ups help you get stronger. They include air-to-ground, reflective, air-to-air, heat-seeking lasers, and speed-ups.

  • 2 Player
  • Shooter
The player pilots a ship called the R-9a "Arrowhead". The ship is named for its distinctive shape and is the 9th model of the R series of star fighter.

Description

R-Type is set in the middle of 22nd century, and the player flies a futuristic fighter craft called the R-9a "Arrowhead" with a mission to destroy the evil Bydo Empire. The game is composed of several sequential levels, with a boss enemy at the end of each. The player controls a small spacecraft and must navigate terrain and fight enemies using the various ship weapons.

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Floor Three

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