Super R-Type (SNES)

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            Series : R-Type
Original Developer : Irem
             Genre : Scrolling shoot 'em up
            Themes : Bio-horror
           Port of : R-Type II (1989 Irem M72 Family) 

      Achievements :

'Subatomic', AKA 'Dobkeratops' in a space suit


  • 11866 
    This game is infamous for its slowdowns. It runs at 60 FPS, but often slows down to 30 FPS. The game doesn't skip frames, it just slows down to half speed which is very noticable.

Log entries

  • 805 
    Finally, after completing the first level, I realized that this is basically R-Type II with some alternative levels thrown in. It is a nice looking version of R-Type II, but the slowdown is really annoying.
  • 2015-09-29
  • 5882 
    In Novice mode, you retain your power-ups after death.
  • 5883 
    Level 3 boss tip: full charge to the eye.
  • 5884 
    Completed level 3/7.
  • 5885 
    Completed level 4/7.
  • 2015-10-03
  • 5890 
    That level 5 is a real bitch. Not so much the level, but that I have to restart every time I die to the boss... Grr...
  • 2015-10-04
  • 5892 
    Completed the game on Novice difficulty. Whoa, I just completed levels 5-7 on the first try without dying. I guess all the practice yesterday had taken hold.
  • 2021-04-13
  • 11787 
    Completed the game on Novice difficulty using 0 continues (MiSTer). I'm warming up for R-Type Final 2 by playing a bunch of different R-Type ports on the MiSTer. Novice difficulty in this game is easy enough that I could just run through it on my first attempt.

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