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Centipede

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
...
4.0
PSP
...
4.0
PlayStation
45
4.0
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Description

This is a remake or "modernization" of the classic arcade shooter Centipede, originally released in arcades by Atari in 1980. This remake keeps some of the original game's shooter-style gameplay while mixing in more console-style exploration. Gameplay progresses through five "worlds": Weedom, Frostonia, Infernium, Enigma, and Evile. Players blast away at the classic centipedes, spiders, fleas, and scorpions while fighting new enemies like the mosquito, cockroach, and killer mushroom. A "classic" mode is also included, which allows players to play the classic game in a new "3D" isometric perspective.

Screenshots

Centipede Game.Com Level 1 in Classic Game
Centipede Windows How do I get across this bridge?
Centipede Windows Arcade mode
Centipede Game.Com Options. There are only 3 sound effects in the game!

Alternate Titles

  • "Centipede 3D" -- Common title

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User Reviews

Good graphics and sound combined with shocking gameplay Windows *Katakis* (37809)
If you like Centipede this is Centipede Game.Com Emperor MAR (2573)

The Press Says

The Video Game Critic Game.Com Jul 07, 2013 A- 91
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Windows Dec 08, 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Revolution Windows Jan 01, 1999 B 75
Gamesmania Windows 1998 70 out of 100 70
Atari HQ Dreamcast 2000 6 out of 10 60
PC Player (Germany) Windows Dec, 1998 56 out of 100 56
GameSpot Dreamcast Dec 03, 1999 5.5 out of 10 55
IGN Dreamcast Nov 22, 1999 2.9 out of 10 29
Game Revolution PlayStation Jun, 1999 D 25
Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine (OPM) PlayStation Jul, 1999 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20

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Trivia

True classic mode

Hasbro apparently got some consumer complaints about not including a true version of the original Centipede with the game. (As opposed to their "classic mode" that featured the original game play with an isometric perspective.) Thus, they added a true classic version to the PlayStation release.
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