Today, game maker Granzella launched a website for R-Type Final 2 . Today is the Day of the First of April. This is either a terrible, an average joke or a terrible time.
The official site does not look like a joke unless the humor is so fine that it has passed completely over my head.
"Granzella began planning to present the latest cornerstone work in side-scrolling shooting games R-Type that came out in the world in 1987," the official site said. In this latest version of the game R-Type all players who appear in the R-Type Final expresses attacks, workmanship and an exciting sense of gameplay will be enhanced.
It's not exactly irritable, is it? The R-Type Final was released in 2003, so maybe the joke is that it's a sequel to the "final"? I guess?
The site adds that the stages are recovering from the ground upward, and this will be the first R-Type with a 1
But if you scroll down to the bottom of the official page and …
We plan to launch a crawling campaign
We plan to run a kudafending campaign to get co-operation from R-TYPE fans for "Project R "- the new production of Grancela R-TYPE
The next update is scheduled around May. We kindly ask you for your cooperation.
Yeah, that does not look like a joke. The first day of April is a lot in Japan, especially online, so I'm not sure why they chose today.