R-Type Dimensions Shoots Its Way To Nintendo Switch And PC This Winter

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R-Type Dimensions, the two-in-one title that includes both coin-op space shooters, R-Type and R-Type II, will release for the Nintendo Switch and PC with some added features this winter, Tozai Games announced.


Here’s a look at the announcement trailer for R-Type Dimensions:


R-Type Dimensions includes both acclaimed arcade classics initially published by Irem, R-Type and R-Type II. Each title can be played in classic mode with the original 2D graphics and retro music or with hi-res 3D graphics and remastered audio.

Two new features will be introduced in this edition: Full power-up mode, allowing players to power their ships to maximum weapon in Infinite Mode, and Fast forward, the ability to speed up the game in any mode. The Switch version will also feature in-game achievements.




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  • Two complete games: includes all 8 original R-Type levels and all 6 original R-Type II levels


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  • Switch between hi-res 2D/3D graphics with revamped music, or play the classic versions with the push of a button


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  • Infinite Mode and Level Select: learn the levels inside and out for the perfect, 1CC runs


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  • Co-op Mode: 2 players can play together “couch co-op” style or add collision for competitive play


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  • Slow motion play function: weave through bullets and enemies with ease


  • Custom controller configuration: change the button layout to match your play style



3D Graphics Mode


2D Classic Mode


R-Type Dimensions releases for the Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam in Winter 2018. The game is available on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

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