Prepare for Interstellar Tactical Warfare!
In R-Type Command players are cast head-first into a desperate war against the mysterious alien race known as the Bydo, humanity sends wave after wave of fighters into Bydo space-none of which are ever heard from again. Mankind’s main hope now resides with a lone commander, sent to lead a small armada on a perilous mission into the heart of the Bydo Empire. Low on fuel and forced to scavenge resources and equipment from his surroundings, the commander must use all his cunning and wits if he hopes to succeed, let alone make it home alive.
Concern grew as the life forms began to multiply, with an apparent design in mind. The concern gave way to fear as the life forms penetrated further into the Orion arm, with an inevitable destination of Earth. The invaders were given a name: the Bydo Empire
To halt the Bydo''s advance, next-generation fighters were deployed, and their versatility and power proved effective indeed in isolated skirmishes. But Earth''s triumph was short-lived, as the Bydo did not relent in their assault until humanity was forced to retreat. to everyone''s horror, the Bydo had reached the Solor System.
Horr turned to panic as humanity split into two factions. One group wanted to fight the Bydo, and rid the Solor System of its evil. Others moved to abadon their home and find shelter on another habitable world. Amid the turmoil, a lone Commander of the Space Corps received an impossible order: "Gather your remaining forces, and hunt the Bydo..."