Arcade classic R-Type II comes to iOS and Android devices

R Type 2

Relive the classic arcade shoot em up experience on Android and IOS devices

Games publishers with a passion for retro DotEmu have released mobile versions of IREM's classic side-scrolling space-shooter R-Type II. 

Originally released in 1989 the game was an instant arcade hit well known for it's tricky, claustrophobic levels, awesome array of power-ups.and hardcore boss fights.

Well regarded as a landmark title in the shoot em genre, love for the R-Type series has kept it alive across the generations. It made it to Amiga, Atari ST and Gameboy back in the day and has been ported to PS3 and Xbox 360 prior to it's release on mobile. 

Take to your ship and fend off the Bydo Empire collecting upgrades to help you stay alive whilst putting your twitch gaming skills to the test old school style. 

Download R-Type II from iTunes and Google Play.

Check out the game play trailer.

images: © DotEmu/IREM

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