R-Type Delta (PlayStation)

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            Series : R-Type
         Developer : Irem
             Genre : Scrolling shoot 'em up
            Themes : Bio-horror

      Achievements : retroachievements.org

not completed.

I remember first seeing this game on display in Stereo Studio in Aalborg around 1999. When I first saw it, I didn't really like it - the first generation 3D graphics was ugly compared to the 2D graphics of the earlier games. However, I have come around on this - Delta looks pretty cool for a 1998 shooter.

screenshot
🍒 Stage One [Mednafen capture]

SCORES

Hiscores:
 103554 ..........  on 2016-07-10

Facts

  • This game runs at 60 FPS.

Log entries

    2011-02-22
  • Got past level 1/7.
  • 2016-07-10
  • I reached stage 2 with the evil looking black ship, which fires lightning and has a weird line between the R-Type and the Force. I'm playing on EASY, which, despite its name, is not easy.
  • Got the score 103554. I destroyed the big walker and reached STAGE4, which seems inspired by the first level of the first R-Type.
  • 2016-11-19
  • All of the games I burned with ImgBurn on default settings (except for 16x write speed, just to be safe), works, but my old PlayStation has trouble streaming audio and video. R-Type seems to work fine in stage 1, but then fails to load stage 2.
  • 2022-01-06
  • I just tried this on the newest MiSTer PSX core, and it runs flawlessly, albeit without any sound yet. It is getting very close to me having a PlayStation connected to my TV at all times.

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