R-Types

Strategy Guide

  • Level select

    At the title screen, highlight either the "R-Type" or "R-Type II" options. Then, quickly press L2(10), R2(10). Now begin a game and press Start. Any level, including the ending FMV sequences, may now be accessed through the "Stage Select" option.

  • All weapons

    Pause the game in R-Type or R-Type II. Then, hold L2 and press Right, Up, Left, Right, Down, Left, Up, Right followed by one of the following buttons for various weapons: Triangle, Square, X, Circle, or R1.

  • Speed select

    Pause the game in R-Type or R-Type II. Then, hold L2 and press Right, Up, Right, Up, Down, Left, Down, Left followed by Circle to increase or X to decrease the speed.

  • Slow motion mode

    Pause the game in R-Type or R-Type II. Then, hold L2 and press Right, Up, Right, Up, Down, Left, Down, Left, X.


    Game Shark Codes

    North American Version

    R-Type I
    Infinite Lives P180138520 0003
    Infinite Lives P280138528 0003
    Max Force Sidekick P1 & P2301355CA 0003
    Have Missiles P1 & P2301355C1 0001
    Weapon Power-Up P1 & P2801355C8 8000
    R-Type II
    Infinite Lives P1300FBC4B 0003
    Infinite Lives P2300FBC53 0003
    Max Force Sidekick P1 & P2300F844E 0003
    Have Missiles P1 & P2300F8445 0001
    Weapon Power-Up P1 & P2800F8452 010C

    Japanese Version

    R-Type I
    Invincible80135A470 0001
    Infinite Lives801359DC 0005
    Max Speed & Laser Attack80132ADE 0A0A
    R-Type II
    Infinite Lives800FA352 0300


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