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ID JAHJ
region NTSC-J
type VC-SNES
languages JA
title (EN)R-Type III: The Third Lightning
synopsis (EN)The Bydo Empire is back! More powerful and deadlier than ever, the Bydo are en-route to Earth, and only you and your lone R-90 fighter stand in their way.

Unlike its arcade predecessors, R-Type III™: The Third Lightning™ was made especially for Super Nintendo, making full use of the ‘Mode 7’ graphics system to generate backgrounds that twist, tilt and spin.

R-Type III™ also introduced new Force pods - Round Force, Shadow Force and Cyclone Force – that can be attached to the front or rear of your ship to provide massive firepower, especially when upgraded with the plentiful power-ups. Plus, the charged-up Wave weapon is now joined by the awesome Hyper Wave Cannon. Use it sparingly, though, or your ship will overheat.

If you loved the original R-Type™ on Turbografx, R-Type III™ The Third Lightning is a blast from the past that belongs in your collection.
developer Irem
publisher Irem
release date 2014-1-1
genre action, shooter
rating

players 2
req. accessories
accessories
online players 0