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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.


Centipede Windows The statue rumbles...
Centipede Windows These graphics are so crude I have no idea what I just blew up.
Centipede Windows and comes to life!
Centipede Dreamcast Near Camera View

Promo Images

Centipede Screenshot
Centipede Screenshot
Centipede Screenshot
Centipede Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Centipede 3D" -- Common title

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User Reviews

Good graphics and sound combined with shocking gameplay Windows *Katakis* (38325)

Critic Reviews

Game Over Online Windows Oct 30, 1998 84 out of 100 84
Game Revolution Windows Jan 01, 1999 B 75
PC Joker Windows Dec, 1998 69 out of 100 69
Power Play Windows Dec, 1998 65 out of 100 65
IGN PlayStation Jun 01, 1999 5.5 out of 10 55
PC Games (Germany) Windows Dec, 1998 54 out of 100 54
Planet Dreamcast Dreamcast Jan 04, 2000 3.5 out of 10 35
IGN Dreamcast Nov 22, 1999 2.9 out of 10 29
Video Games PlayStation Sep, 1999 1 out of 4 25
Game Revolution PlayStation Jun, 1999 D 25


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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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