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Phoenix gameplay on Taito Legends for PS2

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In this video I play a great arcade port of Phoenix on the Taito Legends collection for PS2. Phoenix is one of the more difficult old school arcade space shooters and is definitely the noisiest. In this footage I manage to score an quick 200 thousand, although it wasn't exactly easy.

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LOL to Taito’s “tips”.  Who’d have known you’re supposed to shoot the enemies?


I wrote a whole slew of blog entries on this game recently, all linked in this earlier thread: Phoenix and Early Animation.


I think the coolest part of the game is the flight animations, traced below with a sprite tracker:



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