Mars Rising

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Mars Rising
Developer(s) Ambrosia Software
Publisher(s) Ambrosia Software
Platform(s) Mac OS
Release 1997
Genre(s) Scrolling shooter
Mode(s) Single-player

Mars Rising is a Macintosh game by Ambrosia Software.


Mars Rising is similar to Xevious and many other top-scrolling arcade shooters in setting and gameplay. The 2001 sequel, Deimos Rising, adds 16-bit color, alpha transparency, motion blur, improved artwork and a wider range of enemies and weapons.


Review score
Publication Score
Macworld 4/5 stars[1]

Macworld's Michael Gowan praised Ambrosia's game Mars Rising.[1]


  1. ^ a b Gowan, Michael (February 1999). "Name Your Game; From Goofy to Gory, Macworld Reviews 48 Ways to Play". Macworld. Archived from the original on August 10, 2001. 

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