MechWings | The Phoenix Rises 4+

Classic Phoenix Arcade Shooter

RI Productions

    • 4.2 • 26 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Classic arcade phoenix-type shooter.

A love letter to the arcade classics of the Eighties. Pilot your ship through multiples waves of mechanical Hawks and larger Phoenix class enemies.

Ultimately you have to use all your skill to destroy the alien Phoenix Mother-Brain.

In typical arcade fashion you then have to do it all again - only this time it will be tougher!


+ Fluid Arcade Action
+ Beautiful 3D Cabinet Surround
+ 3 Distinct Waves of Enemies
+ CRT & Scanline Filter Options
+ Game-pad Support
+ Highly Configurable Views & Controls
+ Glorious 16-Bit Style Graphics
+ Pro Version includes 8-Bit GFX & SFX
+ No In-game Ads
+ It's Free!

What’s New

Version 1.0.3

*Fix for intermittent pause menu activation
*Cheat mode for 6 lives added (touch the W of wings on the cabinet title then enter "morelife" followed by done)
*IAPs rewritten. Please contact the support email if your pro version is not working after purchase.

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

Wolf Kitty's Review ,

⚡️Nostalgic but the ads,,,,

Love the nostalgia and odd realistic feel from this game but the ads on the start screen are a little much considering there’s also ads whenever you die in game after a while. Other than that, it’s a good game and I would definitely recommend it if anyone I knew liked this kind of stuff 🎮

Melmot ,

Top Notch Retro Shooter

Being old enough to remember the heyday of arcade games I really appreciate the resurgence of old school games on the iPad, it’s the perfect format in terms of screen size and aspect ratio for this type of game.
Difficulty level does rise quickly but I found that it rewards repeated playing and the player learns how to tackle the various enemies in different ways.
All in all it’s well worth anyone’s time time to master and I found it a perfect game to dive into. Kudos to the developer, much appreciated

Developer Response ,

Thanks for the great comment!

Lotto Guy 1 ,


I played this everyday after school in the early 80’s. I’m buying it because it bought back so many memories... I didn’t expect to find it in the App Store. Like someone else said do Pleiades next and see if you can also do Gyruss...I’ll continue to support you. Only issue. See if you can update controls with a joystick.... Thanks for the work on this.


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