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Platform: Amiga

Region: Region Not Set

Developer(s): Irem Corp.

Publishers(s): Electronic Dreams Software

ReleaseDate: 1989-05-01

Players: 1

Co-op: No


R-Type is a side scrolling shoot-em-up arcade game produced by Irem in 1987. The player controls a space fighter named the R-9 to defend humanity against a mysterious powerful alien life-form known as the "Bydo". The game is notable for programming which was ambitious for the time, with a wide range of both power-ups and enemies, as well as levels of varying design and length, and sprites larger than a single screen. Source:

ESRB Rating: E - Everyone

Genre(s): Shooter

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