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DotEmu Brings Classic Shoot'em'up R-Type Game to Android
      09/12/11 02:51 PM

DotEmu, developer and publisher specialized in bringing retro games back to life, today released the emblematic R-Type for Android devices. Here is more info on this new Android game:

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 480x320 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 Androidis officially Xperia PLAY optimized providing the best user experience!

R-Type Android is now available for $2.99 Android Market:
It will be available soon on Amazon AppStore.


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