This is my take on the 1980 arcade classic, Phoenix.


The PICO-8 [O] button is Z on the keyboard.

[X] - Fire
[O] - Shield

Thanks To

  • Finn for testing
  • Paul Niven  (@NiVZ) for creating such a cool logo
  • PICO-8 for creating an awesome "fantasy console"

Version History

0.80 - 23-Sep-2021 - Released
0.81 - 17-Sep-2021 - Custom font added

PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux, HTML5
Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars
(7 total ratings)
Made withPICO-8


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Feels like Phoenix to me!

really cool  shoot em up. The particles make it feel extra juicy, love it

Simply fabulous!


Great game! I really love arcade classics!

Great version!

Great music! Great explosions! Just difficult enough to be real fun!