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Mega Phoenix (ZX Spectrum)

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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.


Mega Phoenix ZX Spectrum Dead
Mega Phoenix ZX Spectrum The eggs - which soon transform into killers
Mega Phoenix ZX Spectrum Game start
Mega Phoenix ZX Spectrum High scores

Alternate Titles

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

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Martin Smith (63028) added Mega Phoenix (ZX Spectrum) on Dec 01, 2006
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