R-Type

R-Type

1991

System
Game Boy
Publisher
Irem
Developer
B.I.T.S.

N/A

Game Rating

User Ratings: 0

Our Review: 7/10

Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Shooter
Release Date

Game Boy

  • 1st May 1991 (USA)
  • 1st Dec 1991 (UK/EU)
  • 1st Jan 1991 (JPN)

Screenshots (8)

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Reviews

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    Game Boy

    Review R-Type

    R-Lite: cut-down, but still a cracker

    Following its original 1987 arcade release, Irem's highly regarded R-Type was ported to numerous home systems, with this Game Boy version appearing in 1991. For those not in the know (estimates range from 2-5 people living under a rock) the aim of the game is to take your space fighter and blast your way through...

About The Game

Take a bite out of BYDO!

BYDO and his band of menacing mutants are doing dastardly deeds. They are wrecking havoc in the Cosmos and threatening Earth. Only you, piloting the R-TYPE Spaceship, can counter this threat and save the Blue Planet from catastrophic calamity.