R-Type Delta (PlayStation)

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The Bydo Empire has returned to Earth with a vengeance. This time, they will not accept defeat so easily. Earth however, is ready for them...

Three R-Class ships: the R-9, the R-13, and the prototype R-X, are your weapons in this war. Choose your ship according to your liking, blast off, and strike the Bydo Empire!

R-Type Delta is the first 2D/3D R-Type game (à la Einhänder and Thunder Force V).


R-Type Delta PlayStation Sixth Contact - generic futuristic fortress
R-Type Delta PlayStation Seventh Contact - freaky hyperspace shootout
R-Type Delta PlayStation Main Menu
R-Type Delta PlayStation Craft Selection

Alternate Titles

  • "アール・タイプ デルタ" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

Super Play May, 1999 90 out of 100 90
GamePro (US) Nov 24, 2000 4.5 out of 5 90
GameSpot Dec 15, 1998 8.2 out of 10 82
Mega Fun Jan, 1999 81 out of 100 81
Power Unlimited Apr, 1999 8 out of 10 80
IGN Aug 31, 1999 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 09, 1999 16 out of 20 80
Spel för Alla Aug, 1998 8 out of 10 80
VicioJuegos.com Apr 01, 2009 79 out of 100 79
The Video Game Critic May 10, 2000 B 75


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1001 Video Games

The PS1 version of R-Type Delta appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

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Satoshi Kunsai (1810) added R-Type Delta (PlayStation) on May 30, 2001
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