Manufacturer: Nintendo
Year: 1987
Class: Wide Release
Genre: Space Shooter
Type: Video Arcade
  • Orientation: Horizontal
  • Type: Raster: Standard Resolution
  • CRT: Color
Conversion Class: unique
Number of Simultaneous Players: 1
Maximum number of Players: 2
Gameplay: Alternating
Control Panel Layout: Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - Fire, Pod Control

Sound: Amplified Mono (one channel)


Side-scrolling shooter in which you assume the role of a pilot who must use his superior skills to conquer hordes of aliens. Collect powerups and modifications to assist in this task.


The controls consist of a joystick, a fire button and a pod control button. The fire button can be held down for extended periods to increase the power of one's shot.

Conversion Info:

Although this games PCB says it is a JAMMA board, it cannot be used for other JAMMA games. It lacks certain required hardware characteristics.

R-type II
R-type Leo


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