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Our Rating: ★★★☆☆ :: 2 HARD :: Read Our Full Review >>

This shoot 'em up is devilishly hard.

What's New

Disabled invincible mode.
Fixed minor bugs.

App Description

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A CLASSIC OLD-SCHOOL GAME
R-Type II is a horizontal scrolling shooter arcade game developed and published by Irem in 1989. This classic old-school game is the sequel to R-Type and the story takes place two years after. The player controls a ship called the R-9C which is an improved version of its predecessor, the R-9.
The Bydo Empire is back! Take it down with power-ups, two new types of weapons, the Search Laser and Shotgun Laser, and a new anti-ground unit bomb.

WITH ORIGINAL FEATURES
•Unlock six levels each with its own unique boss.
•Upgrade to new weapons, power-ups, and attachments to fight wave of enemies.
•Keep original graphics or choose improved ones thanks to filter and scanline options

… AND NEW FEATURES TOO!
•Choose between three difficulty settings: unlimited (unlimited lives), normal (same as original) & insane (more challenge!).
•Two control modes: Touch and virtual D-Pad
•Customizable controls
•Auto Fire ON/OFF
•Available in 10 languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese and Portuguese.
•Play in full-screen, or keep the game’s original screen ratio
•Game Center: 11 unlockable achievements + online leaderboards (normal & insane modes only)
•Universal version
•Support iOS 7 controllers

Are you looking for challenge? R-Type II is the perfect game!

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App Changes

August 21, 2014 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
March 07, 2014 New version 1.0.3
February 26, 2014 New version 1.0.2
February 13, 2014 Initial Release

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