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Super R-Type

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Description

In this SNES sequel to the arcade R-Type shooters, you are the R-9, Earth's most advanced form of defense against the evil BYDO Empire. There are seven stages you must go through, picking up power-up items to defeat the stage bosses which have returned from the arcade versions of R-Type and R-Type II. Your R-9 ship can also be united with FORCE, which are invincible units that surround your ship to protect you and can also power up and attack.

Screenshots

Super R-Type SNES Title screen.
Super R-Type SNES Continue screen.
Super R-Type SNES Preparing the fly.
Super R-Type SNES One giant spaceship makes up level 4.

Alternate Titles

  • "スーパー・アールタイプ" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) SNES Sep, 1991 91 out of 100 91
N-Force SNES Jun, 1992 87 out of 100 87
Jeuxvideo.com SNES Sep 16, 2011 16 out of 20 80
GamePro (US) SNES Nov, 1991 4 out of 5 80
Player One SNES Jun, 1992 79 out of 100 79
Interface SNES 1992 76 out of 100 76
Total! (Germany) SNES Sep, 1996 2.25 out of 6 75
Power Play SNES Oct, 1991 61 out of 100 61
The Video Game Critic SNES Dec 14, 1999 C- 42
HonestGamers SNES Jan 13, 2004 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

In the credits, there is a track listing for all the songs in the game. It is as follows:

Start: R-9, To The Front

Stage 1: Solo Sortie

Stage 2: Counterattack '91

Stage 3: As Wet As A Fish

Stage 4: A Submerging Titan

Stage 5: Dream Of A Labyrinth

Stage 6: R Dance

Stage 7: National Anthem Of Bydo Empire

Boss Stage: Return Of The Creature

Ending: Escape From The Bydo Empire (Part 1) and Escape From The Bydo Empire (Part 2)

Novice Mode Ending: Try Harder!

Stage Clearance: To The Next Zone!

Game Over: A Combat Is Over

Continue: Blast Rock

Dunno if you can buy the soundtrack anywhere.
Contributed to by psychofish (858) and gamewarrior (5067)