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[Cassette inlay]
Full titleR-Type
Year of release1988
PublisherElectric Dreams Software (UK)
Re-released byMCM Software S.A. (Spain)
Proein Soft Line (Spain)
The Hit Squad (UK)
Author(s)Software Studios (Bob Pape, Mark A. Jones, Robert L. Hylands)
Tie-in licenceIrem Corporation (Japan) (arcade coin-op: R-Type)
Machine typeZX Spectrum 48K
Number of players1
ControlsKempston, Redefineable keys
TypeArcade: Shoot-em-up
Message languageEnglish
Original publicationCommercial
Original price£9.99
1200 ptas.
Budget price£2.99
AvailabilityDistribution denied
Protection schemeMultiple schemes
Additional infoAppeared on the compilation Biz, The (Ocean Software Ltd)
Also listed on Wikipedia, Freebase and Lost in Translation
SeriesThis game belongs in the following series:
1. R-Type
2. R-Type II
Other systemsThis title was also advertised for and/or published on the Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX and Sega Master System
Score 8.54 (518 votes)   See scores and vote!

Release information
OriginModelCodeBarcodeD.L.YearEncoding scheme
Original release48KURK630047875466301988SpeedLock 7
Re-releaseMCM Software S.A.48KSEC5641989None
Re-releaseMCM Software S.A.48KSEC564M-18981-19891989None
Re-releaseProein Soft Line48K1988None
Re-releaseThe Hit Squad48KAC1850131564113971990SpeedLock 7

Additional material
R-Type.gif7,850(Loading screen)
R-Type.scr6,912(Loading screen dump)
R-Type.gif5,426(In-game screen)
R-Type.txt1,980(English instructions)
R-Type(MCMSoftwareS.A.).pdf25,559(Spanish instructions)
R-Type(MCMSoftwareS.A.).txt4,672(Spanish instructions)
R-Type.jpg615,215(Game map)
R-Type_2.jpg87,857(Game map)
R-Type_3.jpg319,167(Game map)
R-Type_4.png158,641(Game map)
R-Type_5.jpg82,251(Game map)
R-Type_Back.jpg300,643(Cassette inlay)
R-Type_Front.jpg148,452(Cassette inlay)
R-Type(MCMSoftwareS.A.).jpg58,827(Re-release cassette inlay)
R-Type(MCMSoftwareS.A.)_2.jpg117,181(Re-release cassette inlay)
R-Type(TheHitSquad).jpg81,317(Re-release cassette inlay)
R-Type_Poster.jpg663,101(Crash magazine poster)

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Magazine references
Computer & Video Games2.88page 9(News/Note) [full page]
Sinclair User4.88page 46(News/Note) [full page]
Your Sinclair4.88page 7(News/Note) [full page]
Games Machine5.88page 15(Feature - Studio Line) [full page]
ACE6.88page 8(News/Note) [full page]
Computer & Video Games6.88page 15(Preview) [full page]
Crash8.88page 117(Preview) [full page]
Games Machine8.88page 13(Preview) [full page]
Sinclair User8.88page 84(Preview) [full page]
Your Sinclair8.88page 9(Preview) [full page]
Sinclair User10.88page 26(Preview) [full page]
Sinclair User10.88page 86(Feature) [full page]
ACE11.88page 8(News/Note) [full page]
Computer & Video Games11.88page 18(Review) [full page]
New Computer Express11.88page 246(Feature - The Race For Christmas No.1)
New Computer Express11.88page 257(News/Note - R-Type is my type)
ACE12.88page 50(Review) [full page]
Crash12.88page 26(Review) [full page]
Computer & Video Games12.88page 904(Preview - Christmas Crackers supplement) [full page]
New Computer Express12.88page 111(News/Note - The curious case of R-Type and Katakis)
New Computer Express12.88page 233(Review - not a Spectrum article)
Sinclair User12.88page 90(Review) [full page]
Games Machine1.89page 12(Preview) [full page]
New Computer Express1.89page 222(Tips)
Your Sinclair1.89page 42(Review) [full page]
Computer & Video Games2.89page 92(Map - map parts 1-3) [full page]
Computer & Video Games2.89page 94(Map - map parts 4-8) [full page]
Games Machine2.89page 35(Review) [full page]
Games Machine2.89page 79(Tips) [full page]
Sinclair User2.89page 14(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Crash3.89page 46(Tips) [full page]
Crash3.89page 46(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Sinclair User3.89page 14(Map) [full page]
Your Sinclair3.89page 25(Map) [full page]
Your Sinclair3.89page 27(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair4.89page 33(Tips) [full page]
Crash5.89page 34(Map) [full page]
Computer & Video Games5.89page 51(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair5.89page 20(Letter) [full page]
Your Sinclair5.89page 21(Letter) [full page]
ACE6.89page 63(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair6.89page 34(Tips) [full page]
Crash7.89page 32(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Sinclair User7.89page 20(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair7.89page 34(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair7.89page 34(Map) [full page]
Your Sinclair7.89page 38(Tips) [full page]
Crash8.89page 33(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair8.89page 34(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Your Sinclair8.89page 36(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair9.89page 26(Letter) [full page]
Your Sinclair10.89page 39(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair10.89page 40(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair11.89page 40(Hack/Poke) [full page]
Sinclair User4.90page 16(Solution - solution levels 1-4) [full page]
Your Sinclair7.90page 35(Feature - Complete Guide to Shoot-em-ups)[full page]
Your Sinclair11.90page 34(Tips) [full page]
Sinclair User12.90page 35(Review) [full page]
Crash1.91page 76(Review) [full page]
Computer & Video Games1.91page 89(Review) [full page]
Your Sinclair1.91page 84(Review) [full page]
Sinclair User6.91page 19(Hack/Poke) [full page]
New Computer Express8.91page 151(Review)
Your Sinclair3.92page 36(Tips) [full page]
Your Sinclair3.93page 28(Tips) [full page]
MicroHobby12.88page 14(Premiere)[full page]
MicroHobby2.89page 41(Nuevo)[full page]
MicroHobby3.89page 45(Justicieros)[full page]

Magazine adverts
Computer & Video Games5.88page 102(Offer - badge offer) [full page]
ACE11.88page 13(CompoEntry) [full page]
ACE11.88page 60(Full-page ad) [full page]
Computer & Video Games11.88page 23(CompoEntry) [full page]
Computer & Video Games11.88page 60(Full-page ad) [full page]
Sinclair User11.88page 35(Full-page ad) [full page]
Your Sinclair11.88page 87(Full-page ad) [full page]
ACE12.88page 92(Full-page ad) [full page]
Computer & Video Games12.88page 28(CompoEntry) [full page]
Computer & Video Games12.88page 154(Two-page ad) [full page]
Games Machine12.88page 34(Two-page ad) [full page]
ACE1.89page 122(Two-page ad) [full page]
Crash1.89page 40(Full-page ad) [full page]
Computer & Video Games1.89page 12(Two-page ad) [full page]
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Computer & Video Games12.90page 138(Advert - The Hit Squad advert) [full page]
Sinclair User12.90page 61(Advert - The Hit Squad advert) [full page]
Crash1.91page 77(Advert - The Hit Squad advert) [full page]
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