In 1983, Milton Bradley
adapted this video game into a board game
DC Comics created a Centipede
comic that was included with Atari's Centipede game. Here
is that comic from AtariAge.com.
was one of the "Fabulous Eleven" launch games for the Atari 7800.
As can be expected with an Atari game, Centipede
was ported to the Lynx, but never released.
The PC port of Centipede
is extremely small--the entire program code and graphics fit into 20k.
References to the game
was popular enough to have a song inspired by it on the full-length Pac-Man Fever
album - Ode To A Centipede
Information also contributed by
- Retro Gamer
- Issue #46 - #19 in the “Top 25 Atari 2600 Games" poll