is an arcade action game with gameplay similar to Space Invaders
. You are the commander of the Phoenix, and your mission is to reach an alien spaceship which has been draining your planets resources. The ship is guarded by four levels of bird like creatures. After clearing all four stages, the fifth level will be against a large, heavily shielded mothership. If the mothership is destroyed, the game will then repeat, but with increased speed and difficulty. To defeat the numerous enemies, the Phoenix is equipped with a laser cannon and a force field.
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Phoenix was named #25 in the "Top 25 Atari 2600 Games" poll in Retro Gamer Magazine (Issue 46).
This entry to the MobyGames database was contributed by Servo (55941)
on Apr 20, 2003.