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Phoenix (Atari 2600)

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.6
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

User Reviews

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Our Users Say

Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.8
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.5
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.8
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.3
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed -
Overall MobyScore (12 votes) 3.6


The Press Says

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75
Game Freaks 365
The one main blow against this game is a lack of game modes. There’s only one game mode. The game select switch and the difficulty switches do not do anything of any significant consequence to the game, although one of them alters which sound effects are present in the game. Still, the one game mode that is present is engaging enough to make this game interesting and give it the potential to last a little while. If you can find this game fairly cheap, you should give it a try.
75
The Video Game Critic
Still, I like how it preserves all of the key elements of the arcade hit. And have you checked out the label on the cartridge? While it's a loose interpretation of the actual game, it's easily some of the best artwork ever created for a video game. A poster of it (from an Atari Age magazine) hung on the wall of my bedroom for many years, and I wish I still had it.
60
TeleMatch
Phoenix - Spielhallen-erfahrene Spieler werden aufhorchen. Jawohl, diese Videospiel-Fassung basiert auf dem gleichnamigen Arcade-Spiel. Wie schon bei Centipede, so muß man allerdings auch in diesem Fall die Erwartungen herunterschrauben, denn die Arcade-Vielfalt wird nicht erreicht. Wesentlich vereinfacht flattert und blitzt es über den häuslichen Bildschirm.
60
VideoGame
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