Centipede Trivia (Atari 2600)
1001 Video GamesThe Arcade version of Centipede appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
Board gameIn 1983, Milton Bradley adapted this video game into a board game.
ComicDC Comics created a Centipede comic that was included with Atari's Centipede game. Here is that comic from AtariAge.com.
Launch gameCentipede was one of the "Fabulous Eleven" launch games for the Atari 7800.
Lynx versionAs can be expected with an Atari game, Centipede was ported to the Lynx, but never released.
PC versionThe PC port of Centipede is extremely small--the entire program code and graphics fit into 20k.
References to the gameCentipede was popular enough to have a song inspired by it on the full-length Pac-Man Fever album - Ode To A Centipede.
- Retro Gamer
- Issue #46 - #19 in the “Top 25 Atari 2600 Games" poll
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