DescriptionThis 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 3D" -- Common title
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|Good graphics and sound combined with shocking gameplay||*Katakis* (38169)|
|Gamezilla||Jan 19, 1999||91 out of 100||91|
|Computer Games Magazine||Nov 26, 1998||90|
|Game Over Online||Oct 30, 1998||84 out of 100||84|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||Dec 08, 1998||80|
|Game Revolution||Jan 01, 1999||B||75|
|Computer Gaming World (CGW)||Mar, 1999||70|
|PC Joker||Dec, 1998||69 out of 100||69|
|Power Play||Dec, 1998||65 out of 100||65|
|GameStar (Germany)||Dec, 1998||64 out of 100||64|
|PC Games (Germany)||Dec, 1998||54 out of 100||54|
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True classic modeHasbro 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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