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R-Type II R-Type II - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

R-Type II - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


One of the first great side-scrolling shooters. Fly through tunnels, shooting organic and metallic aliens with a boss at the end of each level. Cool power-ups, including a detachable floating gun/shield combo.

R-Type II was produced by Irem in 1989.

Irem released 89 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Irem was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Irem during the time period R-Type II was produced include: Meikyuu Shima, Ninja Spirit, Tsukikage (The Legend Of The White Wolf), Image Fight, Saigo No Nindou, Dragon Breed, Kengo, X Multiply, Legend Of Hero Tonma, and Air Duel


Name R-Type II
Developer Irem (Japan)
Year 1989
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9220
Class Wide Release
Genre Space
Conversion Class JAMMA
Dipswitch Settings

R-Type II Dipswitch Settings (user contributed)

# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
  • Buttons: 2 - FireShield Detach
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

R-Type II KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op R-Type II Census

There are 14,911 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,200 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Very Common - There are 75 known instances of this machine owned by R-Type II collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine. 7 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 67 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with an extra R-Type II circuit board for sale.

Wanted - There is one active VAPS member currently looking for R-Type II. There is one active VAPS member looking for a R-Type II circuit board set.

This game ranks a 25 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

This game ranks a 5 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census want list records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



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