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R-Type Final 2

Rating Summary

Based on 41 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

74

Top Critic Average

55%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 5Apr 30, 2021
Nintendo SwitchApr 30, 2021
Xbox Series X/SApr 30, 2021
Xbox OneApr 30, 2021
PlayStation 4Apr 30, 2021
PCApr 30, 2021

Developer: Granzella Inc.

Publisher: NIS America

Genre: Action

For the first time in nearly two decades, you can experience R-Type Final 2! Feel the rush of mowing down hordes of Bydo with your fleet of R-Type fighters equipped with an arsenal of new and classic wave cannons, force units, bit devices, and devastating delta weapons. The Bydo threat is always evolving, as new enemies spawn from the wreckage of fallen foes, and stages are corrupted and altered by the sentient Bydo corruption. R-Type Final 2 unites the explosive action of the original games with modernized visuals and gameplay features, making this a must-have title for new and old shoot-'em-up fans alike.

R-Type Final 2 Critic Reviews

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Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

Enjoyably traditional, if a little tatty in places, this is a shooting game that still stands apart from all others.

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Metro GameCentral

GameCentral
8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

A successful resurrection of the iconic retro franchise, that wallows in justifiable nostalgia but still tries to keep at least one foot in the present.

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Although graphically it is a little below what we expected at this point, its mechanics are totally faithful to the R-Type legacy and offers a remarkable challenge to all those who long for the space shoot'em-ups of the golden era.

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I've played R-Type across many systems since 1987, and Final 2 is not the glorious swan song the series deserves. It's still R-Type, so fans will find some things to like, but it has flat, dull presentation and some odd design choices that diminish the shoot 'em up great.

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R-Type® Final 2 - Announcement Trailer (PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox, PC)

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