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R-Type II

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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.

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R-Type II Arcade Approaching the end of level boss.
R-Type II Amiga A short intro before you start your mission.
R-Type II Android The organic design of the second level
R-Type II Amiga The boss at the end of level 2.

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The Press Says

Power Play Arcade Mar, 1990 5 out of 5 100
Amiga Format Amiga Aug, 1991 88 out of 100 88
Amiga Action Amiga Jul, 1991 86 out of 100 86
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Aug, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Atari ST User Atari ST Oct, 1991 81 out of 100 81
CU Amiga Amiga Jun, 1991 79 out of 100 79
ST Format Atari ST Sep, 1991 78 out of 100 78
Datormagazin Amiga Oct 10, 1991 77 out of 100 77
Power Play Atari ST Jan, 1992 65 out of 100 65
Power Play Amiga Sep, 1991 64 out of 100 64

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Contributed to by Sciere (257880), Kabushi (122978), Martin Smith (63138), Terok Nor (18754) and quizzley7 (21210)