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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 Android Armed with plenty of power-ups including this wave cannon.
R-Type II Arcade Navigating carefully.
R-Type II Arcade Blast them.
R-Type II Amiga One or two player game?

Promo Images

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

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Critic Reviews

Amiga Power Amiga Aug, 1991 88 out of 100 88
Amiga Action Amiga Jul, 1991 86 out of 100 86
Total! (Germany) Game Boy Jul, 1993 1.75 out of 6 85
Raze Amiga Aug, 1991 85 out of 100 85
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Aug, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Amiga Joker Amiga Sep, 1991 77 out of 100 77
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Dec, 1991 8 out of 12 67
Power Play Atari ST Jan, 1992 65 out of 100 65
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 (519218)
Aug 12, 2009

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Contributed to by Sciere (519218), Kabushi (211144), Martin Smith (66869), Terok Nor (27024) and quizzley7 (21717)