Does the idea of playing retro shooter classics on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device fill you with a sort of unseemly glee?

In that case, you're going to be squealing with delight to read that R-Type II is on its way to the App Store and the Google Play Store.

This 1989 classic is being ported to mobile by DotEmu, and should be hitting smartphones and tablets in the not-too-distant future.

R-Type II for iOS and Android will feature multiple difficulty settings; touch and on-screen joystick controls; leaderboards; achievements; and support for Bluetooth controllers.

While you wait for the game to actually materialise on mobile, why not check out the trailer embedded below to see just how much old-fashioned carnage you're in for when the game does surface on the App Store and Google Play.

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