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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 Game Boy Stage 4
R-Type II Atari ST Title screen
R-Type II Arcade Destroy that Snake.
R-Type II Amiga Beware, your shield won't protect you against those green lasers.

Promo Images

R-Type II Screenshot
R-Type II Screenshot
R-Type II Screenshot
R-Type II Screenshot

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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
Your Sinclair Arcade Mar, 1990 93 out of 100 93
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
ST Format Atari ST Sep, 1991 78 out of 100 78
Amiga Joker Amiga Sep, 1991 77 out of 100 77
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Dec, 1991 8 out of 12 67
HonestGamers Game Boy Aug 06, 2011 2 out of 10 20

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Totally wrong entry 2 Sciere (410046)
Aug 12, 2009

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Contributed to by Sciere (410046), Kabushi (170786), Martin Smith (62867), Terok Nor (23462) and quizzley7 (21132)