R-Type

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R-Type
DeveloperIrem
PublisherIrem
Sega (Master System)
Tec Toy (Master System in Brazil)
Hamster (Arcade Archives)
Retro-Bit (Generations)
Systems3DS, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Android, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Famicom, Game Boy, Generations IV, Mobile phones, MSX, PC-8800 series, PS1, PS3, PSP, SMS, PC Engine CD, TurboGrafx-16 Mini, Super Retro Cade, TurboGrafx-16, Wii, Wii U, X68000, Xbox 360, Xbox One, ZX Spectrum
ReleasedArcade
JP: July 1, 1987
WW: 1987
Turbografx-16/PC Engine
JP: March 25, 1988 (part 1)
JP: June 3, 1988 (Part 2)
NA: 1989
Sega Master System
JP: October 1, 1988
NA/EU: 1988
Brazil: 19xx
PC-8800 series
JP: October 1988
MSX
JP: December 9, 1988
Atari ST, C64, Spectrum
1988
X68000
JP: June 9, 1989
Amiga, Amstrad CPC
1989
Game Boy
JP: March 19, 1991
NA: May 1991
EU: 1991
PC Engine CD
JP: December 20, 1991
Family Computer
China: 1994
PlayStation
1998
Virtual Console for Wii
PCE JP: December 13, 2006 (Part 1)
TG-16 NA: December 25, 2006
TG-16 EU/AU: December 29, 2006
PCE JP: January 23, 2007 (Part 2)
SMS JP: May 19, 2009
SMS EU/AU: September 25, 2009
SMS NA: November 2, 2009
Java ME for Mobile Phones
2007
Xbox 360
WW: February 4, 2009
iOS
WW: August 26, 2010
Android
WW: September 12, 2011
Virtual Console for Nintendo 3DS
TG-16 JP: February 26, 2014
PlayStation 3/PlayStation Portable
May 20, 2014
Virtual Console for Wii U
TG-16 JP: April 30, 2014
Xbox One Backward Compatibility
November 9, 2015
Super Retro Cade
December 15, 2017
Retro-Bit Generations IV
July 5, 2018
TurboGrafx-16/PC Engine/Core Grafx Mini
JP: March 19, 2020
Added to
museum
Super Retro Cade (Arcade): June 19, 2019
PC Engine Mini (TG-16): May 1, 2020

R-Type (アール・タイプ) is a horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up video game by Irem.