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    Wednesday June 5, 2019
  • R-Type Final 2 Kickstarter Surpasses Goal in Under Two Days

    Granzella's followup is planned for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC

    Developer Granzella aims to continue the R-Type legacy with a new title, R-Type Final 2, but they need the help of fans to make it happen. Read on for more about the Kickstarter! 

  • Wednesday May 18, 2016
  • '90s-Style "R-Type" Anime Fan Film Makes Its Long-Awaited Debut

    Animated action consists of about 17 drawings per second

    You may recall the anime-inspired TIE Fighter short film that Otaking77077, AKA Paul Johnson, posted after four long years of work. Lately he's been putting a similarly colossal amount of effort into a short animated tribute to Irem's classic arcade shooter R-Type, and the results are here via the Mashed YouTube channel. Hit the jump for more.

  • Thursday May 8, 2014
  • "R-Type Dimensions" Heads to PlayStation 3 This Month

    Classic shooter compilation hits North America and Europe on May 20/21

    Fans of Irem's classic R-Type series of horizontal shooters might want to keep their eyes out for an upcoming PlayStation 3 release of R-Type Dimensions. The collection, which packs R-Type I and R-Type II together with optional enhancements, comes to PSN in North America on May 20 and Europe on May 21. More after the jump.

  • Thursday July 18, 2013
  • "R-Type" Challenges iOS with Leaderboards and Achievements

    Irem's classic horizontal shooter resurfaces on Apple devices

    R-Type is a love it or hate it memorization-based game, but it's a classic regardless. Now Irem's 1987 horizontal shooter is officially available on iOS platforms for $2.59. More after the jump.