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R-Types is a compilation of R-Type and R-Type II ported pixel-for-pixel from the coin-op to the PlayStation.

A couple of handy features have been added to lower the original difficulty level. First, your progress through the game is saved at the start of each level, so you don't have to start from scratch every time. Second, you now have unlimited continues.

R-Types also contains a small library section which describes some of the story behind the R-Type universe, and lets you browse some of the in-game graphics. Other bonuses include an FMV intro movie and ending movies.


R-Types PlayStation R-Type 2 Intro
R-Types PlayStation Genealogy
R-Types PlayStation R-Type 2 Stage 4
R-Types PlayStation R-Type 1 Title

Promo Images

R-Types Wallpaper
R-Types Wallpaper

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Critic Reviews Sep 07, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Apr, 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamereactor (Denmark) Oct 16, 1998 8 out of 10 80
Absolute Playstation Mar, 1999 80 out of 100 80
Video Games Nov, 1998 73 out of 100 73 Nov 18, 2020 7 out of 10 70
Game Informer Magazine Jul, 2006 6.5 out of 10 65
GameSpot Apr 01, 1999 6.1 out of 10 61
IGN Feb 26, 1999 6 out of 10 60
The Video Game Critic Aug 03, 1999 C- 42


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quizzley7 (21710) added R-Types (PlayStation) on Mar 17, 2002
Other platforms contributed by GTramp (68182)