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What's better than a classic shooter like R-Type II returning on a new platform?

A classic shooter like R-Type II returning on a new platform with new features, that's what.

So, yes, this new touchscreen-friendly version of R-Type II has a few extra difficulty modes, supports iOS 7 controllers, and boasts Game Center integration.

Get ready to take down the Bydo Empire at midnight, then, for R-Type II will swoop onto your local App Store later tonight. It'll be priced £1.49 / $1.99.