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Centipede for the Game.Com is an updated version of the classic arcade game. Besides an adaptation of the original game, the cartridge also includes an updated mode with higher resolution graphics and increased difficulty. Up to four players can play taking turns.

Gameplay is unchanged from the original. The player controls a figure at the bottom of the screen that has to shoot at insects, including spiders, fleas and scorpions, and most importantly, a centipede that moves horizontally and moves closer towards the bottom of the screen when hitting an obstacle. When hit by a shot, the centipede splits into two separate sections.

Game options include selectable difficulty, number of lives and movement speed. The start level can also be chosen. There is also an option to flip the screen so the game can be played with d-pad and buttons reversed from the standard.


Centipede Game.Com Options. There are only 3 sound effects in the game!
Centipede Game.Com Using the Flip Screen option
Centipede Game.Com Title Screen
Centipede Game.Com Exploding Animation 2, up close it looks like a happy butterfly

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Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic Jul 07, 2013 A- 91
All Game Guide 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GamesFirst! Sep 19, 1999 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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Terok Nor (29120) added Centipede (Game.Com) on Jul 07, 2016