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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 Title Screen.
R-Type II Android Fighting the first level boss with the new laser weapon.
R-Type II Android Game Over
R-Type II Amiga By holding the fire button you can charge and release a powerful shot.

Promo Images

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

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Critic Reviews

Zero Arcade Feb, 1990 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Amiga Action Amiga Jul, 1991 86 out of 100 86
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Jul, 1993 1.75 out of 6 85
Play Time Amiga Oct, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Atari ST User Atari ST Oct, 1991 81 out of 100 81
Play Time Game Boy Sep, 1993 80 out of 100 80
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

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Totally wrong entry 2 Sciere (409531)
Aug 12, 2009

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Contributed to by Sciere (409531), Kabushi (170767), Martin Smith (62867), Terok Nor (23419) and quizzley7 (21132)