R-Type II

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3.9
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Description

R-Type II is a side-scrolling 2D shooter with spacecraft and the sequel to the original R-Type. The player controls the ship R-9C, the successor to R-9 with some changes to the weapons. The wave cannon is now able to track enemies and there are two new types of weapons: search laser and shotgun laser. For the land units a new anti-ground bomb can be used. The arcade game and most versions derived from it such as the Amiga one contain six levels, each with their own boss. The Game Boy version has five levels and does not incorporate the new weapons.

Screenshots

R-Type II Arcade Approaching the end of level boss.
R-Type II Amiga Beginning a new game.
R-Type II Android Fighting the first level boss with the new laser weapon.
R-Type II Arcade A Power-Up.

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Critic Reviews

Amiga Power Amiga Aug, 1991 88 out of 100 88
Amiga Format Amiga Aug, 1991 88 out of 100 88
Amiga Action Amiga Jul, 1991 86 out of 100 86
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Jul, 1993 1.75 out of 6 85
Datormagazin Amiga Oct 10, 1991 77 out of 100 77
Amiga Joker Amiga Sep, 1991 77 out of 100 77
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Amiga Sep, 1991 8.8 out of 12 73
Power Play Amiga Sep, 1991 64 out of 100 64
Jeuxvideo.com iPhone Feb 18, 2014 9 out of 20 45
HonestGamers Game Boy Aug 06, 2011 2 out of 10 20

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Totally wrong entry 2 Sciere (299663)
Aug 12, 2009

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