We received an email this morning from DotEmu advising that the arcade classic R-Type for Android has been optimized to work with the Zeemote Bluetooth controller. The four buttons and analog stick give gamers a truly retro experience that does not require touch of the phone or tablet. To celebrate this new compatibility, DotEmu is giving away “hundreds of Zeemote” controllers. If you’re interested in picking one of these units up, you are advised to follow them on Twitter and Facebook.
R-Type Android compatible with Zeemote Bluetooth controllers!
Hundreds of controllers to win!
Paris, France – November 21st 2011 – DotEmu, developer and publisher specialized in bringing retro games back to life, announces that R-Type Android is now compatible with Zeemote controllers, the famous joysticks for your mobiles and tablets!
DotEmu teams up with Zeemote Technology Inc. to offer gamers a new way to play R-Type! Have fun on your mobile thanks to that game from the 80s and to the controller! We kept all the specifics of this must-have, just the way you remember it:
- Fly through 8 levels with 3 different control options
- Two difficulty modes
- 8 unique bosses
- Waves of various enemies
- New weapons and power-ups!
Now, with the new version of R-Type, you can beat the evil Empire Bydo thanks to the Zeemote controller! Small and ergonomic, you can easily bring it with you wherever you are and easily connect it to your devices thanks to the Bluetooth technology. You can play your favorite game on your Android device in a few seconds! The four buttons and the analogic stick allow gamers who prefer to play with controllers to rediscover the pleasure and the fun of retro games, without using the touch mode.
©IREM SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INC. ©2011 ported on Android by DotEmu SAS.
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DotEmu, a publisher/developer has the mission to bridge the gap between the best of the old video games on today and tomorrow devices: Flash, iPhone and PC. In May 2010, DotEmu opens its own gaming digital distribution shop and distributes today over downloadable 80 titles. DotEmu has a strong community of gamers who have played DotEmu’s Flash titles over 100 million times. DotEmu has worked on several projects including Street Fighter II – Champion Edition on Adobe Flash, R-Type, and Gobliiins on iPhone and Boulder Dash on various platforms. Created in early 2007, DotEmu provides services and technologies to customers in Europe, USA, and Japan.
Zeemote Technology, Inc. is the recognized leader in the designing, manufacturing, marketing and licensing wireless controller technology and products for mobile devices. Zeemote JS-1 Controller, which creates the world’s best mobile gaming experience is marketed and sold globally through partnership with major retailers, top handset manufacturers and mobile operators.