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R-Type III

R-Type III (SNES) game cover art
Platform: SNES
Genre: Scrolling Shooter (Horizontal)
Developer: Irem
AKA: R-Type III: The Third Lightning (JP)

Staff Reviews

R-Type III review

Reviewed January 13, 2004

Marc Golding says: "The knock on R-Type III is that it is insanely difficult, and it's not of the frustrating 'this game cheats!' ilk either. The control is absolutely flawless, so that when you die, it's your fault, and you'll know it. You'll respect the ingenuity that went into making the game corner you and force your hand. Because it is a pattern shooter, you cannot rely on extraordinary reflexes alone to blast through it from beginning to end. Positioning and knowledge of the enemy's weak points and using the right weapon for the right situation, as well as knowing where to position your Device are the keys to victory here. "
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