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A CLASSIC OLD-SCHOOL GAME
R-Type II is a horizontal scrolling shooter arcade game developed and published by Irem in 1989. This classic old-school game is the sequel to R-Type and the story takes place two years after. The player controls a ship called the R-9C which is an improved version of its predecessor, the R-9.
The Bydo Empire is back! Take it down with power-ups, two new types of weapons, the Search Laser and Shotgun Laser, and a new anti-ground unit bomb.
WITH ORIGINAL FEATURES
•Unlock six levels each with its own unique boss.
•Upgrade to new weapons, power-ups, and attachments to fight wave of enemies.
•Keep original graphics or choose improved ones thanks to filter and scanline options
… AND NEW FEATURES TOO!
•Choose between three difficulty settings: unlimited (unlimited lives), normal (same as original) & insane (more challenge!).
•Two control modes: Touch and virtual D-Pad
•Auto Fire ON/OFF
•Available in 10 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese and Portuguese.
•Play in full-screen, or keep the game’s original screen ratio
•Game Center: 11 unlockable achievements + online leaderboards (normal & insane modes only)
•Support iOS 7 controllers
Are you looking for challenge? R-Type II is the perfect game!
What's New in Version 1.0.3
Disabled invincible mode.
Fixed minor bugs.
Surprisingly good port
I don't have faith in touch controls for old classics but this surprised me. It's not perfect and it's not exactly the same but it is enough that I'm having a lot of fun reliving the game on the go! The controls would benefit from a sensitivity setting. Otherwise, graphics are smooth, only minor slowdowns occasionally when lots of stuff is happening. You can set the graphics filter and interlaced modes on or off. Nicely done and well worth the .99c on the holiday special!
I loved R-type growing up. I was never really that good, but it was still always fun.
I'm glad you guys made this friendly with the Moga ace controller. It works really well with it. It's one of the reasons I bought rtype 2 even though I already had the first one from you guys.
My only complaint is that the game doesn't disable auto lock. After a minute my phone goes to sleep since I haven't touched the physical screen. I can just disable auto lock manually, but its a bit of a pain to remember.
This was my favorite game in my local arcade at college. I played it all the time. Now I can play it on my phone and remember those sweaty evenings, feverishly pounding on the Fire button, thinking how foolish it was that I wasn't working on my paper that was due in twelve hours.
- Category: Games
- Updated: Mar 06, 2014
- Version: 1.0.3
- Size: 43.2 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: DotEmu
- © DotEmu
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad 2 Wi-Fi, iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G, iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (3rd generation), iPad Wi-Fi (4th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (4th generation), iPad mini Wi-Fi, iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPod touch (4th generation), and iPod touch (5th generation). This app is optimized for iPhone 5.