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DescriptionR-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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|Power Play||Mar, 1990||5 out of 5||100|
|Your Sinclair||Mar, 1990||93 out of 100||93|
|Computer and Video Games (CVG)||Feb, 1990||92 out of 100||92|
|Commodore User||Jan, 1990||86 out of 100||86|
|Retro Archives||Mar 17, 2020||16.5 out of 20||82|
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|Totally wrong entry||2||Sciere (711524)
Aug 12, 2009
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Terok Nor (30365) added R-Type II (Arcade) on Jan 26, 2014
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