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Irem's scrolling shooter to get an iPhone incarnation.

Paris, France – Tuesday, November 10, 2009.

DotEmu, developer and publisher dedicated to 80’s/90’s games porting over new platforms, is proud to announce the acquisition of the exploitation rights of R-Type™ for iPhone and iPod Touch. The famous 90’s Shoot ‘Em Up will hit the Apple’s AppStore in the following months. No picture and video are available yet but additional information will come on http://dotemu.com/r-type/

"We are very pleased to work on R-Type™ and to start our collaboration with Irem Software Engineering Inc. Our main goal is to make the best touch version possible of this great game to seduce both fans and new players. This is really a great game and we are eager to release it!" said Xavier Liard, CEO of DotEmu.

R-Type ™, the most popular shot ' em up of the 90s, allowed his original owner, Irem Software Engineering Inc, to definitely enter the legend of video games. The game provided numerous graphic and gameplay innovations, such as the charge shot feature, but also giant bosses at the end of every level. R-Type™ has been ported on numerous platforms, ranging from PC to 8-bit and 16-bit home computers and consoles.

Keep you updated about R-Type™ on http://dotemu.com/r-type/

About DotEmu

DotEmu is a developer/publisher, leading technology provider for emulation and fast porting solutions to bring old video games on today's devices: Internet Java/Flash, iPhone/Smartphones and PC. DotEmu runs community websites such as EasyRetro.com with over 6 000 000 games played a month on its network. DotEmu have worked on prestigious licenses such as Street Fighter II or Boulder Dash ® and provides services and technologies to customers in Europe, USA and Japan. More information on www.dotemu.com.

R-Type is a trademark of IREM SOFTWARE ENGINEERING INC. All other trademarks used are properties of their respective owners.

Contact : Sandrine Girard PRESS RELEASE

Tel : +33 (0)1 53 17 64 24 For immediate release

Email : sandrine@dotemu.com

Web : www.dotemu.com

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