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The PC Engine port of the shoot'em up classic R-Type was released in two parts in Japan: R-Type I includes the first four, R-Type II the last four levels.


R-Type I TurboGrafx-16 The first boss
R-Type I TurboGrafx-16 First level
R-Type I TurboGrafx-16 Second level
R-Type I TurboGrafx-16 I like the bouncing blue lasers.

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Alternate Titles

  • "R-Type" -- Wii U / in-game title

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Retro Gamer Wii Nov 06, 2006 91 out of 100 91
Nintendo Life Wii U Aug 06, 2016 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
1UP! TurboGrafx-16 Mar 27, 2009 90 out of 100 90
Nintendo Life Wii Dec 26, 2006 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80


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