R-Type™ Dimensions EX available now on Nintendo Switch™ and PC
28 November 2018
Limber up your trigger finger because Tozai Games announced today that the classic arcade shmup, R-Type™ Dimensions EX, has launched worldwide for Nintendo Switch™ and Steam. The game will be available at a 20% discount during the first week of sale for both Steam and Switch.
R-Type Dimensions EX includes both acclaimed arcade classics initially published by Irem, R-Type (1987) and R-Type II (1989). Each title can be played in classic mode with the original 2D graphics and retro music, or with shiny, hi-res 3D graphics and remastered audio. Three new features have also been introduced in this edition: Full Power-Up Mode, allowing players to power their ships to maximum weapon in Infinite Mode; Fast Forward, the ability to speed up the game in any mode; and crystal-clear 1080p resolution. The Switch version will also feature in-game achievements.
R-Type Dimensions EX (Nintendo Switch/Steam) launch trailer:
The key features of R-Type Dimensions EX include: Two complete games: includes all 8 original R-Type levels and all 6 original R-Type II levels Switch between hi-res 2D/3D graphics with revamped music, or play the classic versions with the push of a button Infinite Mode and Level Select: learn the levels inside and out for the perfect, 1CC runs Co-op Mode: 2 players can play together "couch co-op" style or add collision for competitive play Slow motion play function: weave through bullets and enemies with ease Custom controller configuration: change the button layout to match your play style