R-Type Dimensions Comes to PlayStation 4 Next Week

Legendary shmup R-Type is coming to the PlayStation 4 via the PlayStation Store next week in the form of R-Type Dimensions EX. The release will include R-Type from 1987 and R-Type II from 1989, and each game can be played with the original 2D graphics or with the new 3D graphics and remastered audio. Also new will be: 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.

R-Type Dimensions EX is slated for release on December 19th, at the cost of $14.99 USD/€14.99 EUR. EU PlayStation Plus members will receive an additional 20% discount for the first two weeks of release. Check out the trailer for the game below.


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Written by John Payant

John Payant

PlayStation Nation editor and writer. Been playing games for over forty years. Maybe someday I’ll actually be good.

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