R-Type is one of those classics that don’t age, it’s still as fresh now as back in 1987 when it first appeared, even on the SEGA Master System it was a worthy and extemely playable version due to the game not particularly graphically intensive, but full of gameplay.
Now, due to advances in technology, DotEmu SAS has ported it to Android, the latest in the long line of systems that it’s appeared on throughout the years so it can truly be played portably.
Pilot the R-9a Arrowhead, the last hope of human race in its war against alien invader! Your mission is clear but not so easy: blast off and strike the evil Bydo Empire!
Including all the features you enjoyed in the original game:
- A large amount of items and powers-up to collect through various and sharpened sets.
- Strong enemies and bosses at the end of each level (8 altogether).
- The famous « charge shot » for more power!
- Share your results with your friends with OpenFeint!
R-Type for Android will come along two difficulty modes and a new intuitive control system – full touch mode – to directly control your spaceship. Get your hand on a real blast from the past and (re)discover all the hype from the 80’s!
R-Type for Android is compatible with devices running on OS 2.1+ and with a screen resolution of 480×320 HVGA or above. Supported devices will include Samsung Galaxy S / Google Nexus S, Motorola Xoom, Samsung Galaxy Tab, etc.
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