Centipede

Critic Score User Score
Windows
69
3.2
PSP
...
4.0
PlayStation 3
...
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 Big scary statue
Centipede Windows and comes to life!
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* (37933)
If you like Centipede this is Centipede Game.Com Emperor MAR (2643)

Critic Reviews

GameStar (Germany) Windows Dec, 1998 64 out of 100 64
Mega Fun PlayStation Nov, 1999 59 out of 100 59
PC Player (Germany) Windows Dec, 1998 56 out of 100 56
IGN PlayStation Jun 01, 1999 5.5 out of 10 55
GameSpot PlayStation Jun 01, 1999 5.3 out of 10 53
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
The Video Game Critic PlayStation Sep 03, 1999 D- 16
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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