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Classic star shooter R-Type is blasting its way to Android come September 12th

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Classic star shooter R-Type is blasting its way to Android come September 12th
When there are so many addictive mobile games out there, especially when they’ve been fine-tuned to take advantage of touchscreen use, retro games from yesterday might not seem as appealing. Thankfully, there are still some out there that will be able to hold their ground due to their nostalgic atmosphere.

Well folks, if you happened to grow up during the 80s, you’re probably aware about a classic title by the name of R-Type. Originally, it was released way back in 1987, which ultimately became a popular series stretching out to multiple consoles. But now it’s looking to make its mark in the smartphone space seeing that it’s bound for Android come September 12th.

Of course, those who happened to play the original title will be able to purchase and play the side-scrolling game set in space once again. This time around, DotEmu will have the prestigious opportunity of launching the game – with the expectations of delivering improved graphics on top of the nostalgic appearance of the game.

Classic star shooter R-Type is blasting its way to Android come September 12th
In total, 8 levels will be available with each one being accompanied by a tough big boss battle being fought at the end of each stage. Naturally, it can prove to be frustrating, but it’s only the best pilots that will be able to endure the tough challenges. So if you’re up to it, then you can pick up the game and strap yourself in for a bumpy ride when it’s made available.

via IntoMobile

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posted on 29 Aug 2011, 08:37

1. gotti88 (Posts: 101; Member since: 06 Jul 2011)


great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! this game is going to change the way people look at androids lol!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on 29 Aug 2011, 09:34

2. PeterIfromsweden (Posts: 1230; Member since: 03 Aug 2011)


These kind of games are actually quite fun, especailly for those that played them back in the 90s. I remember these kind of games, they are fun : )

posted on 29 Aug 2011, 09:54

3. kreneo (Posts: 13; Member since: 29 Aug 2011)


Didnt Nokia have this similar game in its Flagship phone........ 3310?!

posted on 29 Aug 2011, 11:15

4. gotti88 (Posts: 101; Member since: 06 Jul 2011)


yea something like that but it was a more terrible version lol!!! j/k... these types of games bring the kid out of me

posted on 29 Aug 2011, 13:11

5. Tmachaveli (Posts: 425; Member since: 01 Apr 2011)


cant wait!!!

posted on 30 Aug 2011, 12:11

7. iKingTrust (banned) (Posts: 716; Member since: 27 Jul 2011)


does anyone remember Darius twin? Im not sure what the ages are on this site though?

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