R-Type Coming To The 'Phone "Soon"

Classic '80s arcade side-scrolling space shooter R-Type is coming to the iPhone soon, Electronic Arts tells us.

They are also giving us a rundown of the game's features and some nice screens.

As with the original, you will be piloting the R-9a Arrowhead spaceship as you take on waves of enemies from the Bydo empire. The iPhone version will include a number of power ups and ship upgrades and the arcade version's eight levels and eight bosses.

The game will be playable with three different control types: tilt, touch and virtual D-Pad


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