R-Type II

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Platforms
Critic Score User Score
Android
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3.2
Amiga
80
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iPhone
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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 Android Armed with plenty of power-ups including this wave cannon.
R-Type II Arcade Now destroy it.
R-Type II Amiga Level 2. You can also move under water.
R-Type II Game Boy Stage 5

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Critic Reviews

Power Play Arcade Mar, 1990 5 out of 5 100
Zero Arcade Feb, 1990 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Play Time Amiga Oct, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Aug, 1991 82 out of 100 82
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Amiga Sep, 1991 820 out of 1000 82
Amiga Joker Amiga Sep, 1991 77 out of 100 77
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Dec, 1991 8 out of 12 67
Power Play Atari ST Jan, 1992 65 out of 100 65
Power Play Amiga Sep, 1991 64 out of 100 64
Jeuxvideo.com iPhone Feb 18, 2014 9 out of 20 45

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Totally wrong entry 2 Sciere (344296)
Aug 12, 2009

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Contributed to by Sciere (344296), Kabushi (148626), Martin Smith (63024), Terok Nor (21383) and quizzley7 (21165)