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Super R-Type
Game Code: SR Genre: Shooter/ Side Scrolling
US Title: Super R-Type US Publisher: Irem
Japan Title: Super R-Type Japan Publisher: Irem
Title in Kanji: Title in Kana: スーパー・アールタイプ
European Title: Super R-Type Europe Publisher: Nintendo
Developer: Irem Players: 1
Accessories: none Special Chips: none
Save: none

This side scrolling shooter featured the ability to charge your weapon, and a detachable pod that could be used for defence or offence. Again, like many games in the genre, one hit means death, so you have to watch out.


Cartridge label information

Region Country Serial Code notes Scan
Americas USA SNS-SR-USA regular release link

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PCB Information

ROM Chip ID Region Known Man. Dates PCB Type CIC SRAM Decoder/ Logic Circuit Special Chips
SNS-SR-0 (front) USA 9131 SHVC-1A0N-01 D411 There is no decoder chipThere are no special chips
SPAL-SR-0 (front) (back) Europe 9219 SHVC-1A0N-02 D413 There is no decoder chipThere are no special chips

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Box information

Region Country Serial Code Notes Front Scan Back Scan
Americas USA SNS-SR-USA regular release link link

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Screenshots

Screenshots (2)

Published Review Scores

Nintendo Power Publication date:
October 1991
Issue: 29 Page: 87
Graphics and Sound: 3.8/5 Play Control: 4.1/5 Challenge: 3.5/5 Theme and Fun: 3.5/5

Bibliography

  • Nintendo Power, Super NES Showcase (preview), Publication date: May 1991, Volume: 24, Pages: 96
  • Nintendo Power, In the wokrs for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (a poster showing games released or in development for the Super Famicom), Publication date: July 1991, Volume: 26, Pages: 50
  • Nintendo Power, Super NES Preview, Publication date: October 1991, Volume: 29, Pages: 79-81
  • Nintendo Power, Review, Publication date: October 1991, Volume: 29, Pages: 87
  • Nintendo Power, Classified Information (Stage select code; instant power-up code), Publication date: January 1992, Volume: 32, Pages: 44
  • Play Action Strategies: Super Nintendo, Hint Guide, Publication date: 1992, Volume: -, Pages: 36-39

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