We need a new R-Type game.

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10 months ago#1
We havent had a new one since R-Type Final except for the HD remakes
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10 months ago#2
Use to prefer r type over gradius but after gradius v gradius sound better.
10 months ago#3
The chances of this are rather low. Irem doesn't make video games any more - their last game was in 2009. They moved (back) to making slot machine games. They're still around though, so they still own the R-Type license. The closest thing they that have to a successor is Granzella, who have some former Irem staff, and who have been largely focused on PlayStation Home. While it's not impossible for there to be a new R-Type game this generation, I certainly wouldn't expect there to be one.
10 months ago#4
A new rumoured Ikaruga isn't good enough for you?
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10 months ago#5
I want radiant and ikaruga on psn now!
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10 months ago#6
While we're at it, I would love a new Einhander (though I doubt Square Enix will ever make another one because their head has been up their ass, as of lately).

While we're naming obscure SHMUPs, a new Kolibri would rock my pants, too.
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10 months ago#7
MaliciousMongo posted...
While we're at it, I would love a new Einhander (though I doubt Square Enix will ever make another one because their head has been up their ass, as of lately).

While we're naming obscure SHMUPs, a new Kolibri would rock my pants, too.


I wouldnt call R-type obscure since it is pretty much king of the genre. If I was gonna name an obscure one I would say Phalanx
heres the crazy boxart
http://img.gamefaqs.net/box/4/5/5/15455_front.jpg
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10 months ago#8
Maverick_Reznor posted...
I wouldnt call R-type obscure since it is pretty much king of the genre. If I was gonna name an obscure one I would say Phalanx
heres the crazy boxart
http://img.gamefaqs.net/box/4/5/5/15455_front.jpg


I wouldn't call R-Type king of anything.

There are many other shmups that are FAR better and more enjoyable.
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10 months ago#9
Is irem still around? It would be cool to see a new rtype game.
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