Time until R-Type release day!

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Already released in Japan [JP] on Arcade

RegionTime left until release dayPlatform
Japan [JP]Arcade
Japan [JP]Sega Master System
North America [NA]Commodore C64/128
Japan [JP]MSX
Europe [EU]ZX Spectrum
North America [NA]Atari ST/STE
Japan [JP]Sharp X68000
North America [NA]Amiga
Europe [EU]Amstrad CPC
North America [NA]TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine
North America [NA]Game Boy
Japan [JP]Wii
Europe [EU]Wii
North America [NA]Wii
Worldwide [WW]iOS
Worldwide [WW]Android
Japan [JP]Wii U
North America [NA]Wii U


R-Type is set in the 22nd century, and the player flies a futuristic fighter craft called the R-9a "Arrowhead", named for its shape, and because it is the ninth model in the 'R' series of fighter craft (but it is the first of the series to actually be used in combat; the previous models were all prototypes). The mission is to 'blast off and strike the evil Bydo Empire'. The R- in the series title originally stood for "ray", as in a ray of light. ... Read More

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