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Favorite Boss Fights (34 items)
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Shooters (side-scrolling & top-down) (90 items)
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All-Time Favorite Shoot'em up Games (100 items)
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My favorite launch titles (11 items)
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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 significance of the R- in the series title refers to the production code as well as the term of endearment for the player fighter craft, the "Round Canopy".
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My favorite launch titles (11 games items)
Plastikcat added this to a list 6 years, 1 month ago
All-Time Favorite Shoot'em up Games (100 games items)

"R-Type (ใ‚ขใƒผใƒซใ‚ฟใ‚คใƒ—) is a side-scrolling shooter arcade video game developed and released by Irem in 1987. "


Plastikcat rated this 9/10 8 years ago