Phoenix was one of Centuri’s more popular games from the classic era. The game is vertical shooting game in which the player must destroy an onslaught of bird-like creatures that attack in multiple stages and formations. In addition to a laser, the player’s ship is equipped with a ship that can be used to deflect enemy fire.
Two sequels were released to Phoenix: Pleads was released in 1981. The second, more obscure sequel, Son of Phoenix was released by another company in 1985 and featured enhanced graphics with the same kind of game play.
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