Elite Systems Ltd, the long established UK based developer and electronic
publisher of games for portable and mobile devices is proud to announce
that it's bringing "R-Type" - Irem's legendary coin
arcade game - to mobile.
Speaking about the game Elite®' MD Steve Wilcox said: "Put
R-Type is the definitive 80s shooter. No arcade
game fan worthy of the name should be without it."
|"A challenging, but
ingenious shoot-em-up with lots of power- ups and superb
level design - great for the pros! " - www.airgamer.de
battle! Blast off and destroy the evil Bydo Empire, a
terrifying combination of biological and mechanical life forms!
Use your force and cunning to kill the relentless aggressors.
Pick up power-ups as they appear to give you extra strength
and fire power; Including, air-to-ground, reflective, air-to-air,
heat-seeking lasers, and speedups.
Only when you have progressed through all 8 stages, and defeated
the daunting end of level monsters will humanity finally be safe!
The legend: Originally created by
humankind in the late 26th century, the Bydo race were accidentally
lost in a wormhole. After an eternity of travelling the space-time
continuum, they eventually evolved, and slipped back through time
in order to attack humanity in the 22nd century.
As a result, you must pilot the R9 fighter ship to fight the unstoppable
History: First launched in 1987
as an Irem arcade game, R-Type was said to have "the most visually
intriguing screen graphics ever to come to the video arcade".
Consequently R-type was transported to home computer formats and
sold more than a million throughout Europe / Australasia in the
80s and early 90s.
Having been successfully republished on multiple platforms, including
PS2, Elite is tremendously proud to bring this arcade classic to