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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 Seventh Contact - freaky hyperspace shootout
R-Type Delta PlayStation Title Screen
R-Type Delta PlayStation Sixth Contact - generic futuristic fortress
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

Video Games PlayStation Dec, 1998 4 out of 4 100
GamePro (US) PlayStation Nov 24, 2000 4.5 out of 5 90
Super Play (Sweden) PlayStation May, 1999 90 out of 100 90 PlayStation 1999 B+ 83
GameSpot PlayStation Dec 15, 1998 8.2 out of 10 82
Mega Fun PlayStation Jan, 1999 81 out of 100 81 PlayStation Jul 09, 1999 16 out of 20 80
Power Unlimited PlayStation Apr, 1999 8 out of 10 80
IGN PlayStation Aug 31, 1999 8 out of 10 80
Spel för Alla PlayStation Aug, 1998 8 out of 10 80


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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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