Centipede

Critic Score User Score
PS Vita
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4.0
PSP
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4.0
Macintosh
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3.5
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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 Exploding Animation 3
Centipede Game.Com Using the Flip Screen option
Centipede Windows Never mind that last question.
Centipede Windows Arcade mode

Alternate Titles

  • "Centipede 3D" -- Common title

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User Reviews

Good graphics and sound combined with shocking gameplay Windows *Katakis* (37880)
If you like Centipede this is Centipede Game.Com Emperor MAR (2643)

Critic Reviews

Computer Games Magazine Windows Nov 26, 1998 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Game Over Online Windows Oct 30, 1998 84 out of 100 84
GameGenie Windows 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Absolute Playstation PlayStation May, 1999 75 out of 100 75
PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec, 1998 54 out of 100 54
macHOME Macintosh 2001 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
Game Revolution PlayStation Jun, 1999 D 25
Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine (OPM) PlayStation Jul, 1999 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Imperium Gier PlayStation Mar 10, 2000 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Defunct Games Dreamcast Mar 04, 2006 6 out of 100 6

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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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