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Mega Phoenix

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Description

Mega Phoenix brings the concept of the earlier arcade game Phoenix into the 90s, to the extent that a coin-op version was later made by Gaelco. The game is a single-screen shoot ‘em up in which the player moves left to right while shooting several waves. There is a shield function available, which lasts for a short period of time (after which it must recharge to be used again) and it paralyses the craft while active.

The first waves consist of several small alien beings in a set pattern, which move down from the fleet towards the player at random intervals- contacts with these kills the player. Deadly phoenixes firing at you come next, followed by the Mega Phoenix itself and then a final boss, before it all repeats with higher difficulty.

Screenshots

Mega Phoenix MSX Well done. Wave two.
Mega Phoenix Atari ST High scores
Mega Phoenix ZX Spectrum Game start
Mega Phoenix MSX Fighting through the first wave.

Alternate Titles

  • "Megaphoenix" -- In-game title
  • "Megapheonix" -- Misspelled DOS disk title

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The Press Says

The One for ST Games Atari ST Jul, 1991 71 out of 100 71
Amiga Joker Amiga Sep, 1991 16 out of 100 16

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