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R-Type II

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MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
80
3.0
Game Boy
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2.2
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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 Game Boy Title Screen
R-Type II Arcade My Beam full blast.
R-Type II Arcade Blast them.
R-Type II Amiga Loading...

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The Press Says

Power Play Arcade Mar, 1990 5 out of 5 100
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Arcade Feb, 1990 92 out of 100 92
Amiga Power Amiga Aug, 1991 88 out of 100 88
Amiga Format Amiga Aug, 1991 88 out of 100 88
Raze Amiga Aug, 1991 85 out of 100 85
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
CU Amiga Amiga Jun, 1991 79 out of 100 79
ST Format Atari ST Sep, 1991 78 out of 100 78
Power Play Atari ST Jan, 1992 65 out of 100 65

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Contributed to by Sciere (281241), Kabushi (130146), Martin Smith (63048), Terok Nor (19328) and quizzley7 (21203)