Fans of classic space shooters rejoice because R-Type is coming to your Android phone starting today from DotEmu.
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!
Initially developed and published by Irem in 1987, R-Type has become an essential game on arcade cabinet, Amiga, Atari, Amstrad, Commodore 64 and PC. Today this masterpiece is ported and published for Android devices by DotEmu SAS.
R-Type for Android is a real diving in your youth and will include 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.
Also great news for fans, R-Type Android is officially Xperia PLAY optimized providing the best user experience!
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R-Type Android is now available for $2.99
Android Market: https://market.android.com/details?id=com.dotemu.rtype
And soon for Amazon Appstore.