R-Type

R-Type

1989

System
TurboGrafx-16
Publisher
Hudson
Developer
Irem

8.3

Game Rating

User Ratings: 4

Our Review: 9/10

R-Type News

July2016

May2016

  • Video This Animated Homage To R-Type Makes Us Sad The Series Is Dead

    "No one dies on the first boss!"

    R-Type has been one of our firm favourites here at Nintendo Life for decades; we personally can't get enough of the 8-bit PC Engine and Sega Master System ports as well as the 16-bit outings Super R-Type and R-Type III. Given the title's impact on the shooter genre we therefore couldn't resist featuring this stunning...

February2014

September2013

June2009

  • News R-Type Boss Molded in Plastic

    Someone had a lot of spare time on their hands.

    Ever wondered what that enormous third stage boss in R-Type looked like as a whole? Tired of trying to picture it in your mind through screen after screen of scrolling? Well wonder no more. It seems someone decided to put together a garage kit of the ship and judging from the picture of the model, it's...