Posted by marc April 05, 2016
R-Type Animation by Paul Johnson

There's nothing quite like hand-drawn animation, even when it's done on a computer. And when you combine that with the first truly mind-blowing shoot 'em up game, you've got an awesome video. R-Type was released to arcades by Irem in 1987. Absolutely huge and incredibly detailed enemies and environments made games like Xevious and Gradius look outdated, and the game still stands on its own today. Animator Paul Johnson has chosen R-Type as his next subject, following up his Tie Fighter animation from last year. Check out the preview here for the eye candy.

Via Kotaku

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