Centipede variants

Group Description

This group contains games which mimic the gameplay of the arcade game Centipede. These games are usually fixed-screen shooters where the player shoots at incoming enemies who are slithering their way through barriers. These enemies are usually segmented and when a segment of an enemy is destroyed it turns into another barrier.

Related game groups:
Centipede series
Genre: Fixed-screen shoot 'em up
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Game Titlesorted in ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Centipede1981ZX81dk'tronics...
Gridrunner1982Amiga, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64, VIC-20, ZX SpectrumHuman Engineered Software4.37
The Exterminator1982Commodore 64, PC Booter, VIC-20Nüfekop3.20
Millipede1982Commodore PET/CBMOn Line Software...
Arachnoid1982VIC-20United Microware Industries, Inc....
Bugs!1982DOS...
Fuzzy Worm1982DOSBoise Computer...
Mushroom Alley1983Commodore 64Mogul Communications...
Widows Revenge1983Commodore 64Bubble Bus Software...
Mushroom Mania1983Commodore 16, Plus/4, DOS, OricArcadia Software...
Centi-Bug1983ZX Spectrumdk'tronics...
Spectipede1983BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, Electron, ZX SpectrumMastertronic Ltd....
Centipede1983DOS...
Matrix: Gridrunner 21983Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, VIC-20, ZX SpectrumHesware3.45
Milli-Bug1983Commodore 64dk'tronics...
Creepy Crawler1983ZX SpectrumMikro-Gen Ltd...
Wriggler1984Amstrad CPCBlaby Computer Games...
Centipede1984Jupiter AceBoldfield Limited Computing...
Mouse Stampede1984MacintoshMark of the Unicorn, Inc....
Night Stalker1984ZX SpectrumThor Computer Software...
Pakman/Millipede1984Tatung EinsteinKuma Computers Ltd....
Scentipede1985MSXEaglesoft...
Plus One: Gnasher + Spectipede 1985ZX SpectrumMastertronic Ltd....
P.O.D.: Proof of Destruction1986Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumMastertronic Ltd....
Killapede1986Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Plus/4, ElectronPlayers Software...
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Selected Covers

Creepy Crawler ZX Spectrum Front Cover
Front cover for Creepy Crawler
Centi-Bug ZX Spectrum Front Cover
Front cover for Centi-Bug
Gridrunner Commodore 64 Front Cover
Front cover for Gridrunner

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Centipede
Not sure which type the Mikro-Gen joystick is
Screenshot from Creepy Crawler
Very nice title screen
Screenshot from The Exterminator
Title screen
Screenshot from Arachnoid
Game group created by Jeanne (75421), additional games added to group by Trypticon (10733), piltdown_man (107015), FatherJack (58544), Alaka (37432), Kabushi (156701), vileyn0id_8088 (15572), Игги Друге (44993), BdR (4374), LepricahnsGold (119418), vedder (20605) and Tracy Poff (1725)