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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 1 Stage 3
R-Types PlayStation History
R-Types PlayStation R-Type 1 Stage 6
R-Types PlayStation R-Type 1 Stage 2

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R-Types Wallpaper
R-Types Wallpaper

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Critic Reviews PlayStation Sep 07, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Mega Fun PlayStation Mar, 1998 88 out of 100 88
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Mar, 1999 80 out of 100 80
Gamereactor (Denmark) PlayStation Oct 16, 1998 8 out of 10 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) PlayStation Apr, 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Video Games PlayStation Nov, 1998 73 out of 100 73
Game Revolution PlayStation Mar, 1999 B- 67
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation Jul, 2006 6.5 out of 10 65
GameSpot PlayStation Apr 01, 1999 6.1 out of 10 61
IGN PlayStation Feb 26, 1999 6 out of 10 60


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