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R-Type

Average Rating: 7.14/10
Video Game Rank: 1126
Commodore 64 Rank: 47
Game Boy Rank: 30
SEGA Master System Rank: 14
Wii Rank: 143
iPhone Rank: 125
TurboGrafx-16 Rank: 7
Arcade Rank: 46
Atari ST Rank: 42
Amstrad CPC Rank: 23
Nintendo 3DS Rank: 78
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Primary Name
R-Type
Alternate Names
R Type
アールタイプ
Platform
Genre
Theme
Franchise
Series
Mode
Minimum Players
1
Maximum Players
2
Release Date
1987-07-00
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Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console (TG16) edition
Rel Date: 2014-02-26
Publisher: Konami
Nintendo 3DS
Developer: Irem
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: CERO: A (All ages)
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iPhone / iPod Touch version
Rel Date: 2010-08-26
Publisher: Electronic Arts Inc. (EA)
iPhone
Developer: Irem
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: Apple / Rated: 4+
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Wii Virtual Console (Sega Master System) edition
Rel Date: 2009-05-19
Publisher: SEGA Corporation
Wii
Developer: Irem
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: CERO: A (All ages), ESRB: E, OFLC(AU): G, PEGI: 7+more»
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Wii Virtual Console (TurboGrafx-16) edition
Rel Date: 2006-12-13
Publisher: Hudson Soft
Wii
Developer: Irem
Media: Downloadable Content
Region: 
Rating: CERO: A (All ages), ESRB: E, OFLC(AU): G, PEGI: 7+more»
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Australian Game Boy release
Rel Date: 1991-05-00
Publisher: Irem
Game Boy
Developer: Bits Studios, Irem
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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R-Type
Nick: 
C64 tape re-release
Rel Date: 1989-00-00
Publisher: The Hit Squad
Commodore 64
Developer: Irem
Media: Compact Cassette
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
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Spanish Amstrad CPC cassette edition
Rel Date: 1989-00-00
Publisher: Proein S.L.
Amstrad CPC
Developer: Irem, Software Studios
Media: Compact Cassette
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
Spanish
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US Turbo Grafx-16 edition
Rel Date: 1989-00-00
Publisher: NEC
TurboGrafx-16
Developer: Irem
Media: Cartridge
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
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R-Type
Nick: 
Atari ST edition
Rel Date: 1988-00-00
Publisher: Activision
Atari ST
Developer: Irem
Media: 3.5" Disk
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
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R-Type
Nick: 
C64 tape release
Rel Date: 1988-00-00
Publisher: Electric Dreams
Commodore 64
Developer: Irem
Media: Compact Cassette
Region: 
Rating: (Not Rated)
English
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Description Edit | History

"R-Type (アールタイプ) is a side scrolling shoot-em-up arcade game produced by Irem in 1987. The player controls a space fighter named "Arrowhead" to defend humanity against a mysterious but powerful alien life-form known as "Bydo", which was later discovered to be not entirely alien in origin. R-Type is recognized as one of the classics of the shooter genre from the 1980s arcade."

Source: Wikipedia, "R-type," available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Statistics
Video Game Rank: 1126
Commodore 64 Rank: 47
Game Boy Rank: 30
SEGA Master System Rank: 14
Wii Rank: 143
iPhone Rank: 125
TurboGrafx-16 Rank: 7
Arcade Rank: 46
Atari ST Rank: 42
Amstrad CPC Rank: 23
Nintendo 3DS Rank: 78
Num Ratings: 60
Average Rating: 7.14
Standard Deviation: 1.36
Num Views: 1199
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
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Avg. Game Weight: 2.0
Fans: 1
Personal Comments: 8
Users Owning: 56
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 1 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 0
Want Parts In Trade: 0
Price History: View
Total Plays: 20
Plays This Month: 0
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