Full game arrives April 30th
It's a new month and that means a bunch of brand new games are en route to Switch. With this in mind, Granzella and NIS America have kicked things off with the local release of the R-Type Final 2 demo, ahead of the game's full launch. The demo can be downloaded via the Nintendo game page, or by heading on over to the...
Final 2 will be the R-Type experience we've come to expect
R-Type Final 2 is only a month away and as that date approaches, we're slowly getting new information coming through. After releasing a new gameplay trailer last month and announcing a "Special Chronicle Box", lead designer Kazuma Kujo has given us a bet
Update: Pre-orders now open
Update: NIS America has just confirmed that the game will launch in the U.S. on April 30th. It will ship in two physical variants. The 'Inaugural Flight Edition' will include: R-Type Final 2 for Nintendo Switch™/PS4™/Xbox One/Xbox Series X|S R-Type® Final 2 Official Soundtrack The Artwork of R-Type® Final 2...
You do get a face mask, though
As we get closer to R-Type Final 2's launch, Granzella has begun kicking its launch preparations into gear. Confirming a Japanese release date of April 29th via Famitsu, it has now revealed it'll be accompanied by a "Special Chronicle Box". Retailing at ¥16,830 – which roughly comes in around $160 / £117 – it...
Granzella teases next project
The Switch might have only got Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories in April, but series' developer Granzella has seemingly already begun work on the fifth game. In a 2020 retrospective article on its official website, the end of a section about the fourth game discusses the fifth title. It's mentioned how "planning and...
Blasting off again
R-Type Final 2 will hit Switch and other formats early next year, it has been revealed. The latest issue of Weekly Famitsu magazine confirmed the news. The shooter – which is the sequel to the 2003 PlayStation 2 original (itself part of a series which began life in arcades in the '80s) – was crowdfunded to the tune of...
Crowdfunding drive launches next week
Granzella has announced that the previously-confirmed Kickstarter campaign for R-Type Final 2 will include a Nintendo Switch version. The company – which is comprised of many former Irem staffers – has revealed the crowdfunding drive will begin on June 3rd. The game had previously been announced for the...