What's New

Updated controls configuration screen.
Fixed minor bugs.

App Description

R-TYPE, THE CLASSIC ARCADE SHOOTER, RETURNS AS A UNIVERSAL APP!
Revisit the 80's (mesh half-shirts and Keds optional) with this classic, old-school shoot 'em up! One of the decade’s most popular arcade games will awaken fond memories of jangling quarters, Jolt Cola and week-old popcorn. Fire up your iPhone or iPad and get ready to go back... to R-Type!

FEEL THE BLAST!
Blast off and attack the evil Bydo Empire. Use everything in your arsenal to take them down – don’t be shy! It's retro, it's fun and it's a “10” on the difficulty scale. Finish this masterpiece and carve your name amongst the greats!

INCLUDES THE ORIGINAL FEATURES…
Remember how damnably difficult R-Type was? Well it still is, because we stayed true to the original, just the way you remember it! Choose between two difficulty settings, utilize two different control options and soar through eight jam-packed levels, each with its own unique boss. Upgrade to new weapons, power-ups, and attachments as you battle wave after wave of enemies.

... AND SOME NEW FEATURES TOO!
- Universal version
- Enhanced Touch mode
- Eight levels and two different control options: touch and virtual D-pad
- Two difficulty settings
- Available in 10 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese and Portuguese
- Full Retina Display support
- Game Center: unlockable achievements + online leaderboards

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • July 18, 2013 Initial release
  • December 05, 2013 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • December 12, 2013 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • December 14, 2013 New version 2.0.1
  • February 15, 2014 New version 2.0.3
  • February 28, 2014 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • March 07, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • August 26, 2014 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • August 30, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • December 06, 2014 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • December 14, 2014 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99

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