R-Type for iPhone


Get back to the '80s video-arcade experience! The relentlessly challenging side-scroller shoot 'em up delivers retro-gaming at its best.

Re-capture the look and feel of one of the biggest arcade game hits from back in the day. Blast off and strike the evil Bydo Empire in your futuristic fighter. Fire away in old-school side-shooter style. It's R-Type just the way you remember it!

Fly through 8 levels with 3 different control options — tilt, touch, and virtual D-Pad. Play in two difficulty levels, and upgrade with new weapons, power-ups, and attachments. Defeat 8 unique bosses in awesome battles, too.

Think it'll be easy? Think again. R-Type is still famously hard to master. It's do-or-die all the way through every level. That's why IGN ranks R-Type in its all-time Top 10 "Toughest Games to Beat"!

  • Overview
    • 8 Levels — Beat one level to complete the next level
    • 2 Difficulty Levels — Unlock the second level by completing the game
    • 3 different control systems include tilt, touch, and virtual D-Pad
    • Ship Upgrades — Pick up new weapons, power ups, and attachments for your ship
    • 8 unique bosses, each with unique weak points